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Test Bank For Exercising Essential Statistics 4th Edition By Evan Berman, Xiaohu Wang, ISBN: 9781506348957, ISBN: 9781506373669

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Test Bank For Exercising Essential Statistics 4th Edition By Berman

Test Bank For Exercising Essential Statistics 4th Edition By Evan Berman, Xiaohu Wang, ISBN: 9781506348957, ISBN: 9781506373669

Through the use of critical thinking questions and data-based exercises Exercising Essential Statistics helps students apply the techniques described in Essential Statistics for Public Managers and Policy Analysts, Fourth Edition. This accompanying workbook gives students the opportunity to practice these techniques through hands-on, carefully crafted exercises.  Various examples are provided from human resource management, organizational behavior, budgeting, and public policy to illustrate how public administrators interact with and analyze data.

Table Of Content

Introduction
Chapter 1 Why Statistics for Public Managers and Analysts?

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Application Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 2 Research Design

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Application Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 3 Conceptualization and Measurement

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Application Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 4 Measuring and Managing Performance: Present and Future

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Application Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 5 Data Collection

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Application Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 6 Central Tendency

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Data-Based Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 7 Measures of Dispersion

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Data-Based Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 8 Contingency Tables

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Data-Based Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 9 Getting Results

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Data-Based Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 10 Introducing Inference: Estimation from Samples

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Data-Based Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 11 Hypothesis Testing with Chi-Square

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Data-Based Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 12 The T-Test

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Data-Based Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 13 Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Data-Based Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 14 Simple Regression

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Data-Based Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 15 Multiple Regression

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Data-Based Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 16 Logistic Regression and Time Series Regression

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Data-Based Exercises

Further Reading

Chapter 17 Survey of Other Techniques

Q & A

Critical Thinking

Data-Based Exercise

Further Reading

Chapter 18 Excel User’s Guide

Loading the Data Analysis ToolPak

Locating the Insert Function (fx)

The Excel Sheet Screen and Descriptive Statistics Procedure

Frequency Distributions

Chi-Square Test

One-Sample T-Test

Two-Samples T-Test

ANOVA

Regression

Creating Charts in Excel

Chapter 19 SPSS User’s Guide

SPSS Screens

Creating a Variable

Univariate Analysis: Means and Frequency Distributions

Variable Labels and Values

Defining Missing Values

Selecting a Subset of Observations for Analysis

Index Variables I: Cronbach Alpha

Index Variables II: Construction

Recoding Data

Hypothesis Testing with Chi-Square

T-Tests

Conclusion

Chapter 20 Dataset Documentation

Public Perceptions

Employee Attitudes

Community Indicators

Watershed

Productivity

Crime

Time

Florida County Conservation Spending Database