2 edition of Use and abuse of statistics found in the catalog.
Use and abuse of statistics
W. J. Reichmann
Originally published London: Methuen, 1961.
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A text-book is by its very nature primarily concerned with the mechanics of statistical method and the mathematical proofs of its theorems; there is usually very little space left for a general discussion of the position of the science and art of statistics with regard to the conditions in which it operates and of its relation to other branches.
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Fioramonti’s main concerns are economists and, perhaps even more, the people who ask questions of economists and statisticians.
Genre/Form: Statistics: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reichmann, W.J. (William John). Use and abuse of statistics.
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