Quantitative Methods for Public Administration

Quantitative Methods for Public Administration

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Leading students through research design and measurement analysis techniques most widely used in the public sector today, Professor Welch and Comer offer a practical approach to all aspects of public administration.show more

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  • Paperback | 380 pages
  • 167.64 x 233.68 x 20.32mm | 635.03g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • South-Western
  • Mason, OH, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0534108881
  • 9780534108885

Table of contents

Introduction. Planning Policy Research: Hypotheses and Research Design. Measurement and Data Collection. Using the Computer in Policy Research. Simple Descriptive Statistics. Analysing the Relationship Between Variables: Contingency Tables and Measures of Association. Hypotheses Testing and Statistical Significance. Regression Analysis. Multiple Regression. Other Multivariate Techniques. Cost-Benefit Analysis. Quantitative Techniques for Decision Making: Linear Programming and Decision Trees. Policy Research and Public Organisations.show more

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