Topic: Sociology

Methods: Median, Efficiency, Summary Statistics,
Topics: Social Science, Sociology,
Datafile Name: Rain Forest
Abstract:

Between September 15, 1986 and October 18, 1987 two researchers recorded when each resident of the Gwaimasi village (in a rain forest of New Guinea) left and returned to the village. Upon their return from a hunting trip, the amount of edible food of various types captured by each resident was re...

Methods: Regression, Outlier, Dummy Variable,
Topics: Government, Social Science, Sociology,
Datafile Name: New York City Crime
Abstract:

The datafile contains percent changes in manpower and seasonally adjusted changes in weekly auto thefts and larcenies for the 25 precincts in New York City from a base period of 27 weeks in 1966 to an experimental period of 58 weeks in late 1966 and 1967. During the experimental period police man...

Methods: Boxplot, Paired T-Test,
Topics: Sociology, Economics,
Datafile Name: Labor Force
Abstract:

This dataset contains the labor force participation rate (LFPR) of women in 19 cities in the United States in each of two years (1968 and 1972). The data help to measure the growing presence of women in the labor force over this period.

It may seem reasonable to compare LFPR rates in th...

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