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Empirical Methods in Law

Summary of Contents


Part I Introduction: Why Empirical Methods in Law?

Chapter 1: Thinking Empirically
Chapter 2: Research Design

Part II How to Gather Data: Empirical Research Methodologies

Chapter 3: Asking Questions: Surveys and Interviews
Chapter 4: Experimental Data
Chapter 5: Archival Data
Chapter 6: Sampling
Chapter 7: Coding

Part IIII How to Evaluate Data: Statistical Techniques

Chapter 8: Distributions and How to Describe Them
Chapter 9: Hypothesis Testing and Statistical Significance
Chapter 10: Inferential Statistics
Chapter 11: Correlation and Regression Analysis
Chapter 12: Specialized Regression Techniques

Part IV Communicating Your Results: Writing About and Presenting Empirical Matters

Chapter 13: Communicating Empirical Results
Chapter 14: Conclusions