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Measuring the Real World: A Textbook of Applied Statistical Methods

Measuring the Real World: A Textbook of Applied Statistical Methods

Heiner Thiessen

ISBN: 978-0-471-96874-0

Jan 1997

296 pages

In Stock

$164.95

Description

Offers an introduction in Applied Statistics focusing on some of the statistics of today's society--world wide population growth, economic developments, international trade and energy consumption, global maldistribution of income and absorption of resources, depletion of species and resources, environmental changes, and human problems.
The Global Situation.

Primary and Secondary Magnitudes.

Ratios.

Percentages.

The Arithmetic Mean.

Time Series.

The Distribution of World Product.

Indices.

The Population Explosion.

Regression and Correlation.

Frequency Distributions.

Bringing It All Together.

Bibliography.

Index.