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The Leading Indicators

by Zachary Karabell Simon & Schuster (February 11, 2014)

How did we come by the ?leading indicators? we place such stock in? We allocate trillions of dollars and make public policy and personal decisions based upon them, but what do they really tell us?

?The leading...


The Improbability Principle

by David J. Hand & Paul Hodgson Macmillan Audio (February 10, 2014)

In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand argues that extraordinarily rare events are anything but. In fact, they're commonplace. Not only that, we should all expect to experience...


Solved

by Andrew Wear Oneworld Publications (August 06, 2020)

  • Denmark is set to achieve 100 per cent renewable energy by 2030.
  • Iceland has topped the gender equality rankings for a decade and counting.
  • South Korea’s average life expectancy will soon reach ninety.

How...


Why We're Wrong About Nearly Everything

by Bobby Duffy Basic Books (November 25, 2019)

A leading social researcher explains why humans so consistently misunderstand the outside world

How often are women harassed? What percentage of the population are immigrants? How bad is unemployment? These...


Discrimination and Disparities

by Thomas Sowell Basic Books (March 04, 2019)

An enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell's brilliant examination of the origins of economic disparities

Economic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been...


The Book of Why

by Judea Pearl & Dana Mackenzie Basic Books (May 14, 2018)

A Turing Award-winning computer scientist and statistician shows how understanding causality has revolutionized science and will revolutionize artificial intelligence

"Correlation is not causation." This mantra,...


Progress

by Johan Norberg Oneworld Publications (April 06, 2017)

A Book of the Year for The Economist and the Observer

Our world seems to be collapsing. The daily news cycle reports the deterioration: divisive politics across the Western world, racism, poverty, war, inequality,...


The Misbehavior of Markets

by Benoit Mandelbrot, Richard L Hudson & Jason Olazabal Basic Books (March 26, 2019)

Benoit B. Mandelbrot, one of the century's most influential mathematicians, is world-famous for making mathematical sense of a fact everybody knows but that geometers from Euclid on down had never assimilated:...


Why We're Wrong About Nearly Everything

by Bobby Duffy & Nicholas Tecosky Basic Books (November 26, 2019)

A leading social researcher explains why humans so consistently misunderstand the outside world

How often are women harassed? What percentage of the population are immigrants? How bad is unemployment? These...


Panicology

by Hugh Aldersey-Williams & Simon Briscoe Skyhorse (May 01, 2009)

Are you afraid you might succumb to bird flu? Worried that a life of poverty awaits you in old age? Concerned that you might not be having as much sex as the French? Anxious that our planet is under threat from...


Statistics 101

by David Borman Adams Media (December 18, 2018)

A comprehensive guide to statistics?with information on collecting, measuring, analyzing, and presenting statistical data?continuing the popular 101 series.

Data is everywhere. In the age of the internet and...


Estimation of Uncertainty of Wind Energy Predictions

by David Zastrau Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (February 28, 2017)

Currently, a new generation of fuel-efficient ships, which use wind force in addition to conventional propulsion technology, is being developed. This study describes a mathematical method for a probabilistic...


An Introduction to Statistics using Microsoft Excel

by Dan Remenyi, George Onofrei & Joseph English ACPIL (June 01, 2011)

In this second edition of An Introduction to Statistics using Microsoft Excel the authors have introduced the concept of thinking statistically, which offers a further set of insights relating to how the wider...


HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers (HBR Guide Series)

by Harvard Business Review Harvard Business Review Press (March 13, 2018)

How to use data for better decisions--from gathering the right information to making sense of the numbers to communicating your findings and getting buy-in.

  • Provides practical advice for managers on how to use...


Levers of Control

by Robert Simons Harvard Business Review Press (November 01, 1994)

Based on a ten-year examination of control systems in over 50 U.S. businesses, this book broadens the definition of control and establishes a critical bridge between the disciplines of strategy and accounting...


Business Statistics (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (April 24, 2015)

Your business statistics pretty much tells you about trends and to use that information make logical solutions to problems. This guide gives a refresher on the types of data and their sources, the importance...


Business Statistics (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (January 29, 2015)

A business statistics study guide will help students by laying out the specifics points within the subject. It provides the solid information to memorize and test oneself against, without the general filler...


Understanding Statistics As A Language

by Robert Andrews & Larry A. Standridge eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

This book has successfully taught introductory statistics to non-mathematicians who had previously failed two semester of statistics or had completed the courses with no idea of what they had done. It uses a...