Semiparametric Regression for the Social Sciences

Semiparametric Regression for the Social Sciences

Author(s): Luke Keele

Published Online: 22 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470319918

Online ISBN: 9780470998137

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998137

About this Book

An introductory guide to smoothing techniques, semiparametric estimators, and their related methods, this book describes the methodology via a selection of carefully explained examples and data sets. It also demonstrates the potential of these techniques using detailed empirical examples drawn from the social and political sciences. Each chapter includes exercises and examples and there is a supplementary website containing all the datasets used, as well as computer code, allowing readers to replicate every analysis reported in the book. Includes software for implementing the methods in S-Plus and R.

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