Search Results for Category: Quantitative

Bootstrap Method Wins Efron International Prize in Statistics

The International Prize in Statistics has been awarded to Bradley Efron, professor of statistics and biomedical data science at Stanford University, in recognition of the “bootstrap,” a method he developed in 1977 for assessing the uncertainty of scientific results that has had extraordinary impact across many scientific fields. With the bootstrap (described by Efron below), […]

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Why Is It So Hard to Get an Accurate Vote Count?

In Kansas this past August, vote totals in the Republican primary for governor fluctuated by more than 100 votes over the course of a few days, and the winner – Secretary of State Kris Kobach – wasn’t declared until a week after the vote. In Virginia, a hotly contested battle last year for the commonwealth’s […]

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Excel Tips: Identifying and Removing Duplicate Data Points

Collecting, analyzing, and reporting with data can be daunting. The person that SAGE Publishing — the parent of MethodSpace — turns to when it has questions is Diana Aleman – editor extraordinaire for SAGE Stats and U.S. Political Stats. And now she is bringing her trials, tribulations, and expertise with data to you in a […]

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Data in the News: Cost of Hurricane Damages

Collecting, analyzing, and reporting with data can be daunting. The person that SAGE Publishing — the parent of MethodSpace — turns to when it has questions is Diana Aleman – editor extraordinaire for SAGE Stats and U.S. Political Stats. And now she is bringing her trials, tribulations, and expertise with data to you in a […]

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Ethics Books & Resources

 Looking for books and chapters, videos, case studies and articles about ethics? See this collection of resources about research ethics. You can also access a wide array of resources electronically on SAGE Research Methods, as described in this post. If you are planning to attend the Academy of Management’s annual conference, look for these and other […]

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Ethics Resources on SAGE Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods is a subscription-based academic library service. It contains an extensive collection of SAGE e-books, chapter, articles, case studies, videos, and datasets. If you do not have access through your institution, explore SAGE Research Methods with a free trial. Learn more about how to navigate and use this feature here. SAGE Research Methods invites users […]

Categories: Ethics, Evaluation, Methods Type, Mixed, Multimodal, Qualitative, Quantitative, Research, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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Highlights & Papers: International Conference on Social Media and Society

In this series of posts we are sharing resources and ideas presented at summer festivals. Can’t fly around the world to attend? No worries–  MethodSpace readers can learn from the presentations and related resources made available online. Today we will pay a virtual visit to the 2018 International Conference on Social Media and Society was held in […]

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The Different Angles of Gerrymandering

Collecting, analyzing, and reporting with data can be daunting. The person that SAGE Publishing — the parent of MethodSpace — turns to when it has questions is Diana Aleman – editor extraordinaire for SAGE Stats and U.S. Political Stats. And now she is bringing her trials, tribulations, and expertise with data to you in a […]

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Festivals without Flights

When George Harrison sang, “Show me that I’m everywhere, and get me home for tea,” I am sure he didn’t imagine that we’d actually have the ability to be everywhere without missing the comforts of home. But in today’s connected world we can do just that! In July, MethodSpace readers will have two opportunities to […]

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