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The Experiment from a Statistical Perspective

  • Joachim Weimann
  • Jeannette Brosig-Koch
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Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)

Abstract

The statistical analysis of the data obtained in an experiment is an elementary part of an experimental investigation. It makes it possible both to interpret the results of an experiment in an appropriate way and to support the experimental examination of the research question. It also allows the experimental setup to be improved before the actual experiment commences. Our main objective is to develop a broad guide to the use of statistical methods that systematizes and presents the content of the most important classes of methods and identifies the most important prerequisites for their application.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joachim Weimann
    • 1
  • Jeannette Brosig-Koch
    • 2
  1. 1.Otto-von-Guericke University MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany
  2. 2.University of Duisburg-EssenEssenGermany

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