Unifying Political Methodology: The Likelihood Theory of Statistical Inference

Unifying Political Methodology The Likelihood Theory of Statistical Inference In this book the author demonstrates the utility of the likelihood theory of statistical inference as a basic unifying approach to statistical modelling for political research This approach encourage

  • Title: Unifying Political Methodology: The Likelihood Theory of Statistical Inference
  • Author: Gary King
  • ISBN: 9780521366229
  • Page: 334
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In this book the author demonstrates the utility of the likelihood theory of statistical inference as a basic, unifying approach to statistical modelling for political research This approach encourages the tailoring of models to particular phenomena studied.

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    1. A good book: 3.5/5. But one that you wouldn't want to start with if desiring to learn about likelihood techniques of estimation--but one that can well build and extend the lessons you've already internalized to think about likelihood more broadly than just another technique for analysis. Instead, start with Long (1997). Here, King argues that likelihood is a basis for inference in social science, not just a tool for analysis, and it is a strong argument for political science to question the habi [...]

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