The Resource The cult of statistical significance : how the standard error costs us jobs, justice, and lives, by Stephen T. Ziliak and Deirdre N. McCloskey

The cult of statistical significance : how the standard error costs us jobs, justice, and lives, by Stephen T. Ziliak and Deirdre N. McCloskey

Label
The cult of statistical significance : how the standard error costs us jobs, justice, and lives
Title
The cult of statistical significance
Title remainder
how the standard error costs us jobs, justice, and lives
Statement of responsibility
by Stephen T. Ziliak and Deirdre N. McCloskey
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Language
eng
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digitized
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N$T
Dewey number
330.01/5195
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HB137
LC item number
.Z55 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Economics, cognition, and society
Label
The cult of statistical significance : how the standard error costs us jobs, justice, and lives, by Stephen T. Ziliak and Deirdre N. McCloskey
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-287) and index
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online resource
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cr
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Contents
A significant problem -- Dieting "significance" and the case of Vioxx -- The sizeless stare of statistical significance -- What the sizeless scientists say in defense -- Better practice: [beta]-importance vs. [alpha]-"significance" -- A lot can go wrong in the use of significance tests in economics -- A lot did go wrong in the American Economic Review during the 1980s -- Is economic practice improving? -- How big is big in economics? -- What the sizeless stare costs, economically speaking -- How economics stays that way: the textbooks and the referees -- The not-boring rise of significance in psychology -- Psychometrics lacks power -- The psychology of psychological significance testing -- Medicine seeks a magic pill -- Rothman's revolt -- On drugs, disability, and death -- Edgeworth's significance -- "Take 3[sigma] as definitely significant": Pearson's rule -- Who sits on the egg of culculus canorus? Not Karl Pearson -- Gosset: the fable of the bee -- Fisher: the fable of the wasp -- How the wasp stung the bee and took over some sciences -- Eighty years of trained incapacity: how such a thing could happen -- What to do
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ocn593295442
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1 online resource (xxiii, 321 pages)
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online
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9780472026104
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rdamedia
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c
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illustrations
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Electronic reproduction.
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)593295442
  • pebcs0472026100
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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