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The Resource Methods matter : improving causal inference in educational and social science research, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett

Methods matter : improving causal inference in educational and social science research, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett

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Methods matter : improving causal inference in educational and social science research
Title
Methods matter
Title remainder
improving causal inference in educational and social science research
Statement of responsibility
Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett
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Language
eng
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Murnane, Richard J
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Willett, John B
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  • Education
  • Quantitative research
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Methods matter : improving causal inference in educational and social science research, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The challenge for educational research -- The importance of theory -- Designing research to address causal questions -- Investigator-designed randomized experiments -- Challenges in designing, implementing, and learning from randomized experiments -- Statistical power and sample size -- Experimental research when participants are clustered within intact groups -- Using natural experiments to provide "arguably exogenous" treatment variability -- Estimating causal effects using a regression-discontinuity approach -- Introducing instrumental-variables estimation -- Using IVE to recover the treatment effect in a quasi-experiment -- Dealing with bias in treatment effects estimated from nonexperimental data -- Methodological lessons from the long quest -- Substantive lessons and new questions
Control code
537652482
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 397 pages
Isbn
9780199753864
Lccn
2010007441
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Methods matter : improving causal inference in educational and social science research, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The challenge for educational research -- The importance of theory -- Designing research to address causal questions -- Investigator-designed randomized experiments -- Challenges in designing, implementing, and learning from randomized experiments -- Statistical power and sample size -- Experimental research when participants are clustered within intact groups -- Using natural experiments to provide "arguably exogenous" treatment variability -- Estimating causal effects using a regression-discontinuity approach -- Introducing instrumental-variables estimation -- Using IVE to recover the treatment effect in a quasi-experiment -- Dealing with bias in treatment effects estimated from nonexperimental data -- Methodological lessons from the long quest -- Substantive lessons and new questions
Control code
537652482
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 397 pages
Isbn
9780199753864
Lccn
2010007441
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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