statistics

search for and select a quantitative article that interests you and that has social change implications.

As you read the article, reflect on George Box’s quote (All models are wrong. Some models are useful.

—George E. P. Box (1919–2013)

 

Post a very brief description (2–3 sentences) of the article you found and address the following:

Describe how you think the research in the article is useful (e.g., what population is it helping? What problem is it solving?).

 

Using Y=f(X) +E notation, identify the independent and dependent variables. How might the research models presented be wrong? What types of error might be present in the reported research?

 

 

Must have effective references 

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