Blog:21 January 2017. I welcome to our editorial board Associate Professor David M. LaHuis of the Department of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Wright State University; and Assistant Professor Nicholas Allen of the Department of Psychology, Ohio University.
3 December 2017. Released book-length new title, "Multilevel Modeling", covering 2- and 3-level HLM, cross-classified models, and generalized nonlinear mixed models. 331 pp.
17 Nov. 2916. "Narrative Analysis & PDF" released, a monograph covering the Narrative Policy Framework and narrative analysis generally. NPF is an important, relatively new mixed method for policy research.
2 Sept. 2016. I am pleased to announce the appointment to our editorial board of Shawn M. Bergman, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director, Office of Research Consultation, and Associate Director, Center for Analytics Research and Education, Appalachian State University, USA.
26 July 2016: Well along on a new title, "Multilevel Modeling". I am seeking reviewers for this. If interested please write me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
26 July 2016: Welcome to the Statistical Associates Editorial Board to André Faro, epidemiologist and Professor in the Department of Psychology, Federal University of Sergipe (UFS), Brazil
28 June 2016: Releasing "Case Study Research & QCA". Now over 160 pges, this covers the revolution in case study research associated with qualitative comparative analysis using Boolean pattern matching and also the information metrics approach creating measures of information gain / uncertainty reduction for causal variables and patterns in case research.
25 March 2016: Released "Validity and Reliability 2016 Edition", now 202 pp. (up from 106 in 2013) edition). Now covers several newer reliability measures including Krippendorff's alpha.
11 March 2016. Welcome to the Statistical Associates Editorial Board to Rodolfo Sarsfield, Associate Professor of Political Science, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro. Dr. Sarsfield has interests in models, modeling, and survey research as well as having published on Latin American politics. He is also contributing as a peer reviewer to the forthcoming 2016 edition of Validity and Reliability.
11 Feb.2016: Logisit Regression 2016 Edition releases, 40% longer than the 2014 edition (now 314 pages). Important new coverage of marginal/probability analysis, needed to show how effects are conditional on values of the covariates; also greatly expanded coverage of residuals analysis, among other things.
14 January 2016: The 2016 edition of "Power Analysis" is released, twice as long as the 2012 edition and now covering more packages, including SAS and Stata as well as SPSS and G*Power.
4 January 2016: New editions will now allow cut-and-paste copying, even in the password-protected versions. If you have a need for this for an old edition, let me know and I may be able to redo it for this purpose.
16 Decenber 2015. The 2016 version of "Survey Research and Sampling" is released, over double the length of the 2013 edition, fully updated.
27 October 2015: I am please to welcome to our editorial board, Principal Ndlovu Associate Professor, Statistics Department, School of Science, Engineering, & Technology, University of South Africa.
26 October 2015: "Partial Least Squares: Regression & Structural Equation Models, 2016" released, covering the much revised SmartPLS 3 and more. Was 139 pages, now book length at 262 pages.
20 October 2015: I am pleased to welcome to the editorial board Prof. Bharat Bhushan Verma, International Visiting Scholar and Senior Lecturer in Statistics & Quantitative Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia (North University of Malaysia.
30 September 2015: "Grounded Theory 2016" released, over twice as long, now full chapter length at 49 pages.
28 September 2015: I am pleased to welcome to the Editorial Board, Prof. Jörg Henseler, Professor and Chair, Product-Market Relations, Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands. Professor Henseler is a leading scholar publishing extensively on the topic of partial least squares modeling.
4 August 2015: "Introductioon to Data Management" released, a new title authored by Jonathon A. Cooper of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania
3 July 2015: "Ethnographic Research 2015" released, 50% more coverage.
14 June 2014: I am pleased to welcome to the Editorial Board, Adalbert Wilhelm, Professor of Statistics, Commerzbank Chair of Information Management, School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Jacobs University - Bremen, Germany.
22 May 2015: I am pleased to welcome to the Editorial Board, Jonathon A. Cooper, Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Director, Criminology Advising Center or the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches courses on statistics and research methodology. Dr. Cooper is also author of a forthcoming book dealing with statistics and methodology.
26 April 2015: Next planned for release: "Partial Least Squares & Structural Equation Models" (2016 edition, will cover the much-overhauled new version of SmartPLS).
25 April 2015: I am pleased to welcome to the Editorial Board, Mark Fossett, Director, Texas Census Research Data Center, and Professor of Sociology at Texas A&M University.
22 April 2015: Today I released "Explaining Human Behavior: Social and Organiztional Theories". This is over twice as long as and replaces "Social Science Theory in Research and Dissertaton Writing".
14 March 2015: I am pleased to welcome to the Editorial Board, Ruslan (Ross) Flek, PhD., Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Director of Quantitative Reasoning, Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts, New York, USA.
2/25/2015: I am pleased to welcome to the Editorial Board, Nate Breznau, Postdoctoral Fellow, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology (Field "Welfare State, Inequality and Quality of Life"), Germany.
2/24/2015: I am pleased to welcome to the Editorial Board, Alex Igundunasse, Lecturer in Social and Organizationl Psychology at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. Dr. Igundunasse has research interests in the construction of identity and statistical modeling, including SEM.
2/17/2015: Today "GLM Multivariate, MANOVA, and Canonical Correlation" was released, reflecting work on this double title since Christmas. It is book length (270 pp.) and covers SPSS, SAS, and Stata. Both linear and nonlinear canonical correlation are covered.
12/16/2014: I am pleased to welcome Mark Dobeck, Assistant Professor of Business Strategy and Business Analytics at Cleveland State University, to the Statistical Associates editorial board. Prof. Dobeck is also on the fculty of the International Institute of Analytics (IIA).
12/15/2014: The 2015 edition of "Missing Values and Data Imputation" was released with coverage over double in page length, covers SAS and Stata as well as SPSS.
11/6/2014: The 2015 edition of "Structural Equation Modeling" is released. Now with over twice the coverage, including multilevel generalized SEM in Stata.
10/13/2014: I am pleased to welcome M. G. M. Khan, Associate Professor of Statistics, University of the South Pacific, Fiji, to the Statistical Associates editorial board.
10/5/2014: I have started a set of free web pages on "The Ten Worst Statistical Mistakes and Pitfalls". The initial two procedures are logistic regression and multiple regression, but others will be added.
10/4/2014: "Multiple Regression, 2014 Edition" released today. Over double the length of the previous edition, it now covers quantile regression, robust regression, difference in differences regression, greatly expands coverge of residual analysis, and much more.
9/2/2014: Have been working simultaneously on four long 2014 editions. The first, "Cluster Analysis", is released today with over twice the length and many new types of cluster analysis described with worked examples.
7/29/2014: I am pleased to welcome Alison Green, Associate Director, Graduate School, Glyndwr University, United Kingdom, to the Statistical Associates editorial board. Prof, Green hsd taught Research Methods since 1990, specialising in quantitative analysis, and also teaches in the area of social policy and economics. She has also been part of an ESRC funded project to embed Quantitative Methods into the Social Science curriculum (2012-2013).
6/10/2014: I am pleased to welcome Louis A. Tucci, Associate Professor, School of Business, The College Of New Jersey, to the Statistical Associates editorial board. Prof. Tucci graduated from Temple University with a minor in statistics and has been active in providing appreciated feedback to Statistical Associates.
5/29/2014: "Cox Regression" reissued with new password due to need to change one sentence on page 54/
5/23/2014: Re-issue of "Path Analysis" 2014 with additional content.
5/12/2014: New 2014 edition of "Ordinal Regression" released, now covering Stata and SAS as well as SPSS; double the length of the 2012 edition; now covers partial proportional odds models (recommended when the parallel lines test fails, as often the case for ordinary ordinal regression).
4/29/2014: New 2014 edition of "Partial Correlation" released, now covering Stata as well as SAS and SPSS, and with revised discussion and graphical illustration of suppression. 40 pp.
4/22/2014: I would like to welcome to the Statistical Associates' Editorial Board a new member, Jacob M. Marszalek, Associate Professor, University of Missouri - Kansas City, where he teaches statistics in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology.
4/20/2014: New 2014 edition of "Path Analysis. Compared to 2012 edition, 74 rather than 35 pages, 45 rather than 11 figures. Now covers SAS and Stata as well as SPSS/AMOS
4/16/2014: New version of "Probability". Only minor corrections and style changes, not content changes.
3/28/2014: New 2014 edition of "Logistic Regression" released' coverage increase from 138 to 224 pages; now covers Stata too.
2/8/214: New 2014 edition of "Partial Least Squares: Regression and Structural Equation Modeling"; coverage increased from 88 pages (2012 ed.) to 139 pages (2014 ed.)
2/6/2014: Significant reprinting of "Validity and Reliability", with the main changes having to do with pp. 85-92 on ICC coefficient models. New password issued.
1/7/2014. Released a new title: "Participant Observation", 46 pp. This completes the "Qualitative Research Library" of 9 titles, at least for now.
1/4/2014: Released a new title: "Neural Network Models", 144 pp., covers SPSS and SAS Enterprise Miner.
12/15/2013: Released a new title: "Focus Group Research", 35 pp.
11/26/2013. I would like to welcome to the Statistical Associates' Editorial Board a new member, Sun-Woong Kim, who is Director, Survey & Health Policy Research Center, Department of Statistics, Dongguk University, South Korea.
11/25/2013: Statistical Associates can now accept checks and invoices from individuals wishing to purchase our entire set of books ($120, including postage and handline, sent in no-password versions on DVD). Also, for classroom use, we can now accept invoices from university libraries wishing to site license our books for all students at their university ($100 per title).
11/23/2013. New printing of "Scales and Measures" with correction on IRT example. 2013 customers notified.
11/22/2013. As announced on our booklist page, Statistical Associates is now set up to sell directly to university libraries and others who wish site or single-use pdf versions of our books. See the FAQ page here
11/20/2013: Minor update to "Logistic Regression" released as the 2013 edition. A major revision is planned for 2014.
11/2/2013: Delphi Method in Quantitative Research 2014 released. Nearly twice as long, now covers how to use fuzzy math to analyze results from Delphi networks. Still working on Structural Equation Modeling 2014 and Neural Netwr0k Models, both book-length.
9/15/2013: For Kindle users, I added this to the FAQ page: How do I make the images larger? If you are using a Kindle device such as Kindle Fire, click on the image to make it appear in its own screen and/or use the "Scale Up" icon or the F6 key. There is also a "Scale Down" icon (F5). If you are using Kindle for PC, click on the "Full Screen" icon.
8/31/2013: "Weighted Least Squares, 2013 edition" released on Amazon Kindle. Over twice as long as the 2012 edition, with 25 new illustrations, it now covers SAS and Stata as well as SPSS. Among other things, it demonstrates that OLS regression with robust standard errors is not a substitute for WLS regression. WLS has been underused because of poor textbook coverage in the past.
8/14/2013: "Survey Research & Sampling 2013" released on Amazon Kindle, not free for 90 days. Now combined with "Sampling", which is discontinued as a separate title. The "Survey Research" section is 50% longer and more comprehensive than in 2012.
8/6/2013: "Generalized Linear Models / Generalized Estimating Equations 2013" released on Amazon Kindle, not free for 90 days. This is a book-length (292 pp.) treatment of GZLM and GEE, with worked examples for SPSS, SAS, and Stata. Among many other things, it explains by default output in these three packages may be very different and lead researchers to different conclusions! Find out how to reconcile results.
8/1/2013: Error correction made to SEM book p. 66.
7/21/2013. Correlation 2013 released, with important new coverage of mixed correlation matrices and non-Pearsonian correlation needed to properly conduct SEM, PLS, CFA, and other latent variable analysis.
7/9/2013: Ethnographic Analysis 2013 released.
6/21/2013: The 2013 edition of "Scales and Measures" is released. Nearly twice the 2012 edition length, it contains important discussion of why ordinal coefficient alpha is more appropriate for binary and ordinal items than the widely used Cronbach's alphs. Also new coverate of item response theory and Rasch scaling.
6/15/2013: I am happy to welcome to the editorial board a new member, Premalatha Karupiah, Senior Lecturer in Statistics, Anthropology and Sociology Section, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
6/12/2013: A "2012b" edition of "Ordinal Regression" was released. It corrects some discussion of odds ratios in SPSS. I urge readers to download the free 2012b version. The version on Amazon Kindle will be 2012b as of tomorrow. The password will not change until the 2013 edition, not yet out.
6/3/2013: Narrative Analysis released, double the length of the 2012 edition. Working on Generalized Linear Models 2013 and Scales and Measures 2013.
5/8/2013: Case Study Research released, double the length of the 2012 edition.
4/29/2013: Literature Review in Research and Dissertation Writing, 2013 Edition, released, double the 2012 length.
4/14/2013: Cox Regression 2013 Edition released.
4/10/2013: We have a new look for our covers. For a peek, click on "info" for "Cox Regression" on our booklist page.
4/9/2013: Updates have been slowed by work on the 2013 edition of Cox Regression, which will be far "bigger and better" Coming soon.
3/30/2013: Social Science Theory in Research and Dissertation Writing (2013) released, a 118 pp. e-book replacing the 2012 28-pp. "Intergrating Theory" e-paper.
3/4/2013: The 2013 edition of Crosstabulation is released, increased from 5 to 60 pages, for SPSS, SAS, and Stata 2/26/2013: The expanded 2013 edition of Validity and Reliability is released for SPSS, SAS, and Stata
2/11/2013: The 2013 edition of "Two-Stage Least Squares" is released, 250% longe, with worked econometric examples in Stata, SPSS, and SAS
2/5/2013: The 2013 edition of "Research Design" is released, 50% longer, with new coverage of randomized control trials and more.
2/4/2013: Longitudinal Analysis, the first new 2013 title, is released. Full book length.
1/28/2013: The 2013 edition of "Factor Analysis" is complete and now includes extensive coverage of categorical (nonlinear) principal components analysis as differently implemented in SPSS, SAS, and Stata
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ErrataNote: Please obtain the current e-book if an erratum below affects your work or study. All errata are corrected in current versions of e-books (those with a "Last updated" date on or later than an erratum date below. Update dates are found at the end of each volume.
7/31/2013: Brief section on measurement models as baseline models dropped from p, 66 of Structural Equation Modeling, due to error. 6/12/2013: Change in discussion of odds ratios in SPSS for "Ordinal Regression". The correction is in the "2012b" edition and later. 9/27/2012: Change in interpretation of non-significance in the lack-of-fit test page of "Univariate GLM" e-book.
* Data for Chapters 1-5 (Garson)(zip file, 868 kb)
* Data for Chapter 6 (Lane)
* Data for Chapter 7 (Shafto & Adelson): These data have not yet been released for general use and are not available.
* Data for Chapter 8 (Palardy): The Early Childhood Longitudinal Study Kindergarten Cohort (ECLS-K) was used. It is freely available from the National Center for Educational Statistics at http://nces.ed.gov/ecls/kindergarten.asp
* Data for Chapter 9 (Neupert): http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/studies/3725?q=nsde&searchIn=ALL
* Data for Chapter 10 (Greenberg & Phillips): Greenberg_Phillips_HLM_Ch10_robbery_data.sav
* Data for Chapter 11 (Maerten-Rivera). Request data by email from Jaime Maerten-Rivera, University of Miami, P-SELL Project, email@example.com.
* Data for Chapter 13 (Patterson): Due to U. S. privacy laws, this College Board dataset cannot be distributed.
* Data for Chapter 14 (Leckie): The url's to the data are in the chapter with access information and instructions how to load the data into Stata. www.bristol.ac.uk/cmm/media/leckie/scotland_neighbourhood_study.dta
* Data for Chapter 15 (Brant): These data have not yet been released for general use and are not available.