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    Help for my dissertation - quantitative analysis

    Good morning I hope you can help. If I have 1 year data of: Number of enterprises, employment, and turnover of UK businesses -by size -by region -by industry can I use this data as dependent variable to do a regression and correlation on the manufactoring sector by region? Link...
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    Statistical Tests

    I am currently completing my dissertation and I need to compare some wave data. I have the forecast wave heights and the actual wave heights. I need to find how accurate the forecast wave heights were and therefore need the correct statistical test or multiple! Thank you, Jess
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    How determine if control variables moderate the IV/DV relationship in SPSS?!?!

    I just finished basic SPSS analysis of data I recently collected that has 1 DV, 2 IVs, and 8 control variables (age, race, level of education, etc). I cannot for the life of me figure out how to test the control variables for moderation in SPSS. I feel like I recently did it, but cannot...
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    Which type of analysis should I do? HELP!! Dissertation Issues!

    Finally getting back to research for my dissertation after a 4 year break from the classroom!! need some help on which analyses are best for some of the following scenarios. Thanks!! 1-test the statistical significance of and type of relationship between a DV (scale level of measure—i.e...
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    Question regarding methodology for Master dissertation

    Hey guys, I am a MSc Master student and am just about to write my final dissertation. Unfortunately I am a little bit unconfident with the operationalisation I thought of is 'good' in statistical terms. Would really appreciate your suggestions/help. So I found a paper that researched the...
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    Standard Error of Regression

    Im currently working on a dissertation. After running an OLS regression I have a statistic called the standard error of the regression. I have analysed the standard error of the coefficients but I do not know what the difference between the standard error of regression and coefficient are...
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    Is ANOVA applicable for my study?

    Hi, Here's some info about my study: Looking into stereotype threat and mapping ability, hypothesising that females will perform less well than males when gender priming is used. Stereotype threat suggests that people perform less well in conditions whereby they belong to a group that...
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    Somewhat long introduction/explanation

    I wanted to stop by and intro myself with a sort of long introduction so that if you think I might be asking a lot of questions, here's why. I'm in the middle of this doctoral dissertation and I have a lot of PTSD and grief wrapped up in it. It's a complicated story so I'm going to try and...
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    Dissertation test results. Help!!!

    Hi Guys, I was just wondering if you could help me out with some statistics stuff as I'm having a little trouble with interpreting my dissertation test results in a mathematical way. Basically, I have done some testing on reported presence scores when changing different audio...
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    Ordinal Regression vs Spearmans Rank Correlation

    Hello, My name is William, I am currently at my last year at Newcastle University, UK carrying out research for my dissertation on how social media can effect levels of trust in brands. I have sent out a questionnaire and got 383 valid responses. I have developed a theory (cycle) that as...
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    PhD Dissertation Help

    I was hoping that someone could give me advice. I'm currently in my second year of the dissertation process of my PhD. My committee chair has not been very helpful in guiding me in which type of statistical analysis I should select for my proposed study. If I give some basic information, I'm...
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    Required help in Data analysis using SPSS

    Hi, I am doing PhD in social science and my work of primary data collection is over. My next work is data analysis and somebody told me to use SPSS software. I never used this software and it is hard to understand the concept at this level. I searched over the internet and found one company...
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    4 variables, 2 surveys.. how to link? please help!

    hi :wave: i have 2 surveys. The data is collected from both managers and subordinates, the first one has just one variable (moderator) and the 2nd has 3 variables (mediator, independent variable and dependent variable ) i have 1 independent variable , 1 moderator, 1 mediator and 1 outcome...
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    link data collected from two surveys collected from both managers and subordinates

    Hi guys I badly need some help for my masters-level dissertation please. I have two surveys which i collected the data via Qualtrics. Both surveys have elements taken from the literature, highly used, reliable and valid so nothing is new. Questions in both surveys are in a matrix form - well...
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    Theoretical Dissertation Direction/Resources (need structure)

    For many stats based people a theoretical dissertation (e.g., proposing a new methodology) is common. In my institution's department (and field for that matter) theoretical dissertations are not known. I am aiming to undertake this sort of dissertation (specifically a piece outlining and...
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    How do I prove my results are statistically significant or not?

    Sorry in advance, I'm a complete statistics novice! I have a three chemical samples which were prepared in exactly the same way, and when tested have given different results. How would I statistically compare these? I was told by somebody to divide the average by the standard deviation to get...
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    Paired Sample t-tests do not link up with the Repeated-Measures ANOVA

    Hello, I'm currently writing up my results section for my dissertation that's looking at the nocebo effect. I'm using a repeated-measures ANOVA that has three factors each with two levels, synchronicity (synchronous vs. asynchronous), phase (pre-conditioning vs. post-conditioning), and...
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    Mixed Model ANOVA or MLM for small sample?

    Hi there! So I just recently finalized my dissertation analyses and sent them to my advisor, and (as this process goes) he is now "recommending" that I change my analytic plan. I could use some advice. My dissertation is a small pilot/feasibility study for a newly developed intervention...
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    Is it possible to use ANOVA with a Likert Scale questionnaire?

    I am currently writing my dissertation and the deadline is getting close. I am really struggling with how to analyse my data - I had planned to do a one-way independent measures ANOVA but now I don't know how I will do it, and I've started to panic! My study is investigating whether media...
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    help for final dissertation in finance- very easy stat - URGENT! :-)

    Hi I am about finishing my thesis in finance but I don't remember anything about statistics and I need your help!! here is my issue: the topic of the thesis is "exit strategies of private equity funds in luxury goods company". The hypothesis is that, given 3 possible types of exits (trade...