UnitsofANalysis

UnitsofANalysis - Unit of analysis DVAR IVAR 6 A nation’s...

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POLS 4150 Handout: Identifying Units of Analysis Exercise 3-3. For each of the following hypotheses, identify the units of analysis, the dependent variable and the independent variable. 1. As years of formal education increases, so does income. Unit of analysis: DVAR: IVAR 2. An incumbent’s expected vote share decreases as challenger spending increases. Unit of analysis: DVAR: IVAR 3. Periods of divided government lead to legislative gridlock. Unit of analysis: DVAR: IVAR 4. International disputes over territory tend to be more severe than other disputes. Unit of analysis: DVAR: IVAR 5. A nation’s level of affluence increases, so does the likelihood that it can be categorized as a democracy.
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Unformatted text preview: Unit of analysis: DVAR: IVAR 6. A nation’s level of democracy increases as its literacy rate increases. Unit of analysis: DVAR: IVAR 7. Presidential approval increases as the economy improves. Unit of analysis: DVAR: IVAR 8. The more federal dollars a member of the House secures for his/her district, the higher the vote they can expect to receive. Unit of analysis: DVAR: IVAR 9. People tend to adopt political viewpoints similar to those of their parents. Unit of analysis: DVAR: IVAR 10. States with higher median household incomes have higher rates of voter turnout. Unit of analysis: DVAR: IVAR...
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