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Bias and causation : models and judgment for valid comparisons

Author: Herbert I Weisberg
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2010.
Series: Wiley series in probability and statistics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A one-of-a-kind resource on identifying and dealing with bias in statistical research on causal effects. Do cell phones cause cancer? Can a new curriculum increase student achievement? Determining what the real causes of such problems are, and how powerful their effects may be, are central issues in research across various fields of study. Some researchers are highly skeptical of drawing causal conclusions except in  Read more...
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Weisberg, Herbert I., 1944-
Bias and causation.
Hoboken, N.J. : Weily, ©2010
(DLC) 2009054242
(OCoLC)500185781
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert I Weisberg
ISBN: 9780470631096 0470631090 0470631104 9780470631102 9781118058206 1118058208
OCLC Number: 665920535
Awards: Winner of PROSE (Mathematics) 2010
Winner of Ziegel Prize Winner in Technometrics 2011 (United States)
Winner of PROSE Award for Mathematics 2010 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 348 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: What is bias? --
Causality and comparative studies --
Estimating causal effects --
Varieties of bias --
Selection bias --
Confounding : an enigma? --
Confounding : essence, correction, and detection --
Intermediate causal factors --
Information bias --
Sources of bias --
Contending with bias --
Glossary.
Series Title: Wiley series in probability and statistics.
Responsibility: Herbert I. Weisberg.

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This book lays out in clear detail the various but subtle threats (commonly called biases) to various validities of statistical research. There is a comprehensive discussion of the sources of bias in  Read more...

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