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Weisberg, Herbert I.
Bias and Causation: Models and Judgment for Valid Comparisons
Publisher: Wiley (Aug 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0470286393
ISBN-13: 978-0470286395

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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 tightly controlled randomized...
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Weisberg, Herbert I.
Statistical Methods for Comparative Studies: Techniques for Bias Reduction
Publisher: Wiley (July 1980)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0471048380
ISBN-13: 978-0471048381

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Brings together techniques for the design and analysis of comparative studies. Methods include multivariate matching, standardization and stratification, analysis of covariance, logit analysis, and log linear analysis. Quantitatively assesses techniques&##39; effectiveness in reducing bias. Discusses hypothesis testing, survival analysis, repeated measure design, and causal inference from comparative studies.
All About Bias

Drawing on recent developments related to counterfactual theory by leading academics and his own ideas and experience, Dr. WeisbergĄ¯s recent landmark book is the most rigorous and comprehensive treatment of statistical bias to date.