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Introduction To Statistics For Agricultural Economists Using Spss

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  • Swinton, Scott M.
  • Labarta, Ricardo A.

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This document is a primer in statistics for applied economists using the SPSS statistical software. It is intended for use with a one-week training workshop designed to acquaint research professionals with basic statistical procedures for analyzing socio-economic survey data. The document introduces users to database creation and manipulation, exploratory univariate and bivariate statistics, hypothesis testing, and linear and logit regression. The text is supported with 19 text boxes that illustrate how procedures can be applied to a farm survey dataset.

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Paper provided by Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics in its series Staff Papers with number 11747.

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Date of creation: 2003
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Handle: RePEc:ags:midasp:11747

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