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UnitsofANalysis34 - number of highway fatalities. 7....

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POLS 4150 Handout: Identifying Units of Analysis and Variables Exercise 3-4. For each of the following hypotheses identify the variables, units of analysis, and the nature of the relationship. 1. The greater the inequality in the ownership of land in countries, the greater the civil strife. 2. Women are more likely to oppose capital punishment than men. 3. Local television news stories are more likely to be about crime than network news stories. 4. The proportion of the statewide vote a party receives determines the proportion of seats it receives in the state legislature. 5. Daughters tend to acquire their interest in politics from their mothers. 6. The greater the number of highway patrol officers per capita in a state, the fewer the
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Unformatted text preview: number of highway fatalities. 7. Interest groups that spend the most on professional lobbyists receive the greatest financial rewards from government programs. 8. The size of a government agency influences the decision-making authority of its director. 9. Lawyers who attended highly rated law schools are less likely to run for elective office than those who attended less prestigious law schools. 10. State judges who are elected, as opposed to appointed, to their positions assign harsher sentences to those who are convicted of crimes. POLS 4150 Handout: Identifying Units of Analysis and Variables...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course POLI 4150 taught by Professor Wilk during the Fall '10 term at UGA.

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