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Understanding Regression Analysis
An Introductory Guide



96 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The authors have provided beginners with a background to the frequently-used technique of linear regression. It is not intended to be a substitute for a course or textbook in statistics, but rather as a stop-gap for students who encounter empirical work before undertaking a statistics course. It provides a heuristic explanation of the procedures and terms used in regression analysis and has been written at the most elementary level.
 
Linear Regression
 
Multiple Linear Regression
 
Hypothesis Testing
 
Extensions to the Multiple Regression Model
 
Problems and Issues of Linear Regression

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Larry D. Schroeder

Dr. Larry Schroeder, Professor of Public Administration Maxwell Professor of Teaching Excellence, and Senior Research Associate in the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs at the Maxwell School, Syracuse University is a public finance economist with primary interest in state and local public finance and financial management. He has conducted research on a variety of state and local government fiscal issues both in the U.S. and abroad. Much of his current research is directed at public finance issues arising in developing and transition economies. He is ... More About Author

David L. Sjoquist

Dr. Sjoquist is a specialist in the field of public finance, particularly state and local public finance, and has an extensive research interests in urban economics, especially local economic development and central city poverty, and education policy. More About Author

Paula E. Stephan Amis

Stephan's research interests focus on the careers of scientists and engineers and the process by which knowledge moves across institutional boundaries in the economy. Stephan currently serves on the National Research Council Board on Higher Education and Workforce. She served on the National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council, National Institutes of Health, 2005-2009 and served on the Advisory Committee of the Social, Behavioral, and Economics Program, National Science Foundation, 2001-2008. She was a member of the European Commission High-Level Expert Group that authored the report "Frontier Research: The European Challenge." She... More About Author

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