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Statistical Indicators For the Economic and Social Sciences

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ISBN-10: 0521423996

ISBN-13: 9780521423991

Edition: 1993

Authors: Robert Victor Horn

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We are constantly bombarded by statistical indicators such as weather reports, election results, inflation rates and stock market trends. Many of these indicators govern our lives. This book demystifies the scientific or pseudo-scientific aura that surrounds indicators and shows how they can be usefully applied for practical purposes. It explains in simple terms what indicators are, how they are developed from statistics with special objectives in mind and the ways in which they should be interpreted. The book covers the wide range of disciplines within the social sciences, from economics, health and education to a more specialized discussion of culture, human rights and peace research. No…    
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Book details

List price: $40.99
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/26/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.77" wide x 9.65" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

From statistics to indicators
Indicator techniques
Developmental applications of indicators
Economic applications of indicators
Social appliations of indicators