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Design Sensitivity Statistical Power for Experimental Research

by Mark W. Lipsey

Design Sensitivity Statistical Power for Experimental Research Synopsis

All researchers face an important challenge - designing research that will have sufficient sensitivity to detect those effects it purports to investigate. Sample size, validity and sensitivity, experimental error, subject variability and the type of statistical analysis all influence the sensitivity of a research design. Through careful explanations and selection of examples, Lipsey examines the concept of design sensitivity and explains statistical power and the elements that determine it.

Design Sensitivity Statistical Power for Experimental Research Press Reviews

A very useful book to social science researchers and a valuable reference for practicing statisticians. I found many good suggestions in it. This book is a thought-provoking essay on statistical power analysis. It is worthwhile reading. * Journal of the American Statistical Association` *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780803930636
Publication date: 5th February 1990
Author: Mark W. Lipsey
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 208 pages
Categories: Social research & statistics,

About Mark W. Lipsey

Mark W. Lipsey is the Director of the Center for Evaluation Research and Methodology, and a Senior Research Associate, at the Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies (Ph.D. in Psychology from The Johns Hopkins University in 1972). His professional interests are in the areas of public policy, program evaluation research, social intervention, field research methodology, and research synthesis (meta-analysis). The topics of his recent research have been risk and intervention for juvenile delinquency and substance use, early childhood education programs, and issues of methodological quality in program evaluation research. Professor Lipsey serves on the editorial boards of Evaluation and Program ...

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