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Title: The Statistics of Poverty and Inequality
Url: http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v3n2/datasets.rouncefield.html
Creator: Rouncefield, Mary
Publisher: Chester College
Description: This dataset, created by Mary Rouncefield of Chester College, contains a number of variables like birth rate, death rate, life expectancy, and Gross National Product (GNP) for 97 countries. Suggested activities are geared toward non-mathematicians and include exploratory graphical analyzes to answer several central questions. Some of these activities include an investigation into the wealth and life expectancies of different countries and their population growth rates. The author states that this activity will allow students to "generate their own questions and find possible solutions."
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Addresses, essays, lectures
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Analysis of variance and covariance. Experimental design
Social sciences -- Economic history and conditions -- Special topics, A-Z -- Poor. Poverty
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Economic development. Development economics. Economic growth -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Social studies -- Economics
Social studies -- Sociology
Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Statistics
Economics -- Distribution of income and wealth
Economics -- Economic growth
Economics -- National income accounting
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1995
Resource Type: Dataset (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Mathematics Materials
Reference
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Mary Rouncefield
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-02-10 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-02-09 16:38:10 (W3C-DTF)
Source: CAUSEweb
Full Record Views: 64
Resource URL Clicks: 7
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