# Applied Statistics for Public Policy by Brian P. Macfie,Philip M. Nufrio

By Brian P. Macfie,Philip M. Nufrio

This useful textual content presents scholars with the statistical instruments had to study facts, and exhibits how records can be utilized as a device in making proficient, clever coverage judgements. The authors' strategy is helping scholars examine what statistical measures suggest and concentrate on studying effects, instead of memorizing and using dozens of statistical formulae. The e-book contains greater than 500 end-of-chapter difficulties, solvable with the easy-to-use Excel spreadsheet program constructed by means of the authors. This template permits scholars to go into numbers into the proper sheet, chill out, and examine the knowledge. This entire, hands-on textbook calls for just a historical past in highschool algebra and has been completely classroom-tested in either undergraduate and graduate point classes. No past services with Excel is needed. A disk with the Excel template and the knowledge units is incorporated with the publication, and suggestions to the end-of-chapter difficulties may be supplied at the M.E. Sharpe website.

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