Problem Set 01

Problem Set 01 - Institute for Policy Studies Johns Hopkins University 195.605 Statistics for Policymaking Professor Giandrea Fall 2011 Problem Set

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Institute for Policy Studies Fall 2011 Johns Hopkins University 195.605 Statistics for Policymaking Professor Giandrea Problem Set 1 Due at the beginning of class, September 7, 2011 I. Exercises from Anderson, Sweeney, and Williams Chapter 1: 2 (a, b, c only), 22 Chapter 2: 2, 4, 9, 11, 18, 31 II. Find an article in the newspaper or a magazine that uses data (make a copy or the article). Identify the following items as they relate to the article: population; sample; variables (indicate what type of variables they are – e.g., binary, categorical, quantitative-discrete, quantitative- continuous); unit of observation. Your answers should be typed on a separate page from the article (which should be attached, with key words highlighted or underlined).
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Anderson Sweeney Williams 5 th edition Chapter 2:4 The top four primetime television shows were and Desperate Housewives. Data indicating the preferred shows for a sample of 50 viewers follow. DH
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Problem Set 01 - Institute for Policy Studies Johns Hopkins University 195.605 Statistics for Policymaking Professor Giandrea Fall 2011 Problem Set

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