## Measuring the real world: a textbook in applied statistical methodsOffers an introduction in Applied Statistics focusing on some of the statistics of today's society--world wide population growth, economic developments, international trade and energy consumption, global maldistribution of income and absorption of resources, depletion of species and resources, environmental changes, and human problems. |

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### Contents

The Global Situation | 3 |

Primary and Secondary Magnitudes | 10 |

Ratios | 24 |

Copyright | |

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Measuring the Real World: A Textbook of Applied Statistical Methods Heiner Thiessen Limited preview - 2013 |

Measuring the Real World: A Textbook of Applied Statistical Methods Heiner Thiessen No preview available - 2013 |

Measuring the Real World: A Textbook of Applied Statistical Methods Heiner Thiessen No preview available - 1997 |

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AAGR air temperature annual growth rate arithmetic mean average annual growth Botswana C02 emissions calculated capita GDP Catholic CDIAC Climate Change completed age compute confidence interval consumption contraception correlation coefficient curve decile dependent variable depletion empirical environmental expectancy at birth Figure G7 countries GDP growth Germany global Human Development human development index income increase individual levels line of regression linear trend Lorenz curve metric tons million mortality moving averages normal distribution normal equations OECD OECD countries overshoot period person-years lived planet price index primary magnitudes Protestant registered motor vehicles rising Road accident scenario secondary magnitudes sector shares of world sloms Source statistical characteristic stock magnitudes survivors at completed Task theoretical total life expectancy trend values UNDP United Volume index weighted arithmetic mean World Bank world population world population growth world product World reserves World Resources Institute WRLI