Field Experiments: Design, Analysis, and Interpretation (Paperback)

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Field Experiments: Design, Analysis, and Interpretation (Paperback)


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A brief, authoritative introduction to field experimentation in the social sciences.

Written by two leading experts on experimental methods, this concise text covers the major aspects of experiment design, analysis, and interpretation in clear language. Students learn how to design randomized experiments, analyze the data, and interpret the findings. Beyond the authoritative coverage of the basic methodology, the authors include numerous features to help students achieve a deeper understanding of field experimentation, including rich examples from the social science literature, problem sets and discussions, data sets, and further readings.
Alan S. Gerber is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for the Study of American Politics at Yale University where he teaches courses on experimental methods, statistics, and American politics. His experimental research has appeared in numerous academic journals including the leading journals in political science.

Donald P. Green is Professor of Political Science at Columbia University, and the former director of Yale University’s Institution for Social and Policy Research. He is the author of numerous articles and several scholarly books on voter turnout, party identification, and experimental methods, including Get Out the Vote: How to Increase Voter Turnout (with Alan S. Gerber).
Product Details ISBN: 9780393979954
ISBN-10: 0393979954
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: May 29th, 2012
Pages: 512
Language: English