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On the calculation and use of test statistics in econometri- cs

Prof Leslie Godfrey | Statistics Computing and Methodology | 01 October 1988

Economic models may be estimated in a variety of ways. In the first part of this project, the researchers intend to investigate how the choice of estimation method affects statistics used to test assumptions about such models. The relibility of test ...

Local public expenditure control via grant changes

Prof Barnett | 01 November 1987

The principle aims of the research are two-fold. First, it will analyse the expenditure responses of local authorities to the new financial regime that the local government finance act will introduce. This work will build on techniques developed in a ...

Public capital expenditure resource management and capital accounting

Prof Mayston | 01 November 1987

Public capital includes many of the physical assets on which everyday life depends, such as roads, reservoirs, schools and hospitals. However, the management and financing of capital assets in the public sector has given rise to many problem areas, s ...

Living standards and poverty

Professor Jonathan Bradshaw | 01 November 1986

This project aims to contribute to the empirical analysis of the relative concept of poverty. The intention is to exploit the data available in the family expenditure survey (fes) and general household survey (ghs) for 1 ...

On being a doctor: a sociological analysis

Professor Sarah Nettleton | Sociology | 10 June 2005

There is a now a substantial body of sociological research exploring how illness and health are experienced by lay people within the context of contemporary social, economic and technological changes. However this has not been paralleled by sociologi ...

The public debate over research on human embryos

Prof Mulkay | Sociology | 01 November 1992

The first test-tube baby was born in britain in 1978. This event set in motion an extended public debate over the legitimacy of the new techniques of assisted reproduction and of the research on human embryos with which these techniques were associat ...

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