Quantitative data and data visualizations on media, business, finance, politics, and other topics
Statistics for Social Sciences by T. RajaretnamA comprehensive guide to the practical applications of statistics in social sciences This book brings out the relevance of statistical tools and methods in social sciences. Describing the various statistical techniques, it highlights their purpose and application along with a brief overview on how to interpret results and draw inferences. Topical and up-to-date, it examines: * different types of statistical variables and their treatment * tabulation and graphical presentation of data * theoretical distributions and common parametric and non-parametric tests, including analysis of variance and correlation ratio * linear regression including checking for violation of assumptions, transformations of variables and predictions * inequality measures such as Lorenz curve, Gini coefficient, dissimilarity index and human development index among others. It will be indispensable for students and scholars of statistics, econometrics, psychology and those interested in the application of statistics in social sciences.
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
from the Wheldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia, produces the official annual population estimates for Virginia and its localities and conducts practical and policy-oriented analysis of census and demographic data