Surveys don"t lie, people do?
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Surveys don"t lie, people do? an analysis of data quality in a retrospective life course study by Hannah BruМ€ckner

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Published by Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung in Berlin .
Written in English


  • Sampling (Statistics) -- Evaluation.,
  • Surveys -- Evaluation.,
  • Social sciences -- Statistical methods -- Evaluation.

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Edition Notes

StatementHannah Brückner.
SeriesMaterialien aus der Bildungsforschung,, Nr. 50
LC ClassificationsHA31.2 .B78 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL609045M
ISBN 103879850429
LC Control Number96204815

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So I stepped into David Montgomerys The Rocks Dont Lie: A geologist investigates Noahs flood (W. W. Norton & Company, pages, including notes and bibliography) with great anticipation. Upon completing the book, I felt really satisfied/5.   Statistics being reported by a candidate, a campaign, or other partisan stakeholders should not be accepted at face value without further scrutiny. Information is easy to come by, and readily verified, but it is critical to differentiate between well-substantiated facts and partisan half-truths. Statistics don’t lie; people do.   When "People of the Lie" was first published in , the word "evil" wasn't in the popular lexicon. We were still a nation experimenting with various alternative lifestyles and there was still a lot of philosophical holdover from the "do your own thing" mindset of the s. The religious right, primarily the Moral Majority had.   Why No One Wants to Take Your Survey Published on Septem Septem • Likes • 52 Comments.