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Statistical Methods for Categorical Data Analysis

Posted: January 17, 2009
Statistical Methods for Categorical Data Analysis is designed as an accessible reference work and textbook about categorical data (that is, data arising from counts instead of measurement. Examples include data about birth, death, marriage, and so forth). It integrates statistical and econometric approaches to the analysis of limited and categorical dependent variables, thereby offering a practical, mathematically uncomplicated approach to the topics of modern data analysis. The volume offers a comprehensive presentation of many different models in a one-volume format (with website).


"Powers and Xie present the methods that form the core of contemporary social statistics. It is the first introductory text to cover, in a single volume, models and methods for discrete dependent variables, cross-classifications, and longitudinal data. A great strength of the text is the authors' informal yet sophisticated approach, which combines the d
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