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|Title:||Data analysis / BEBR No. 540|
|Author(s):||Brighton, Gerald D.; Michaelson, Robert H.|
|Contributor(s):||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Commerce and Business Administration.|
|Subject(s):||Research -- Methodology.|
|Issue Date:||Jan 16 197|
|Publisher:||[Urbana, Ill.] : College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,|
|Series/Report:||Faculty working papers ; no. 540|
|Description:||Includes bibliographical references.
"In any comprehensive research project, there are essentially five steps. First, one starts with a literature review with regard to a particular research question. Second, one seeks to develop a theory. Third, the research question is finalized, frequently in the form of a hypothesis to be tested. Fourth, data are collected. Fifth, the subject matter of this paper, the data are analyzed in order to come to a resolution of the research question. There are two general approaches to analyzing research data. If the data were gathered concerning a 'research question,' a description of the data may be sufficient. However, if the data were gathered to accept or reject a formal hypothesis, statistical analysis is usually in order. This paper briefly surveys the principal data analysis methodologies that are available."
|Rights Information:||In copyright. Digitized with permission of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Copyright Jan 16 1979 Board of Trustees University of Illinois.
|Date Available in IDEALS:||2011-09-15|
|Identifier in Online Catalog:||330869|
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