Regression-Quantitative Analysis Paper

Regression-Quantitative Analysis Paper
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Dependency of Oil Prices on Unemployment Rate, Exports of Goods, and Imports of Goods in Qatar

This paper’s objective is to give you an introduction into conducting an empirical research and presenting the results of that research in a professionally written paper. To carry out this research, you will identify an economic relationship (or a demand equation) between variables that are interesting to you. In your paper, you will describe this relationship and present a lucid argument for the importance of a better understanding of this relationship. And then, collecting appropriate data, you will empirically estimate this relationship along with all of the appropriate goodness of fit tests and statistics. Finally, you will analyze and report the results of your empirical estimation with particular emphasis on how these results are important and useful for a manager of a business enterprise or an economic agent faced with a choice. Your final report must contain the following sections:

a. Brief Introduction – Discuss and flesh out the motivation for the economic relationship you are estimating in this paper. While you do not have to go into lengthy discussions about the underlying economic theory, it should be sufficiently detailed so the relationship you are estimating is made clear to the reader. In this section, you should include a short discussion of the literature. Be sure to tell a story: why do you think your independent and dependent variables are related? While it does not need to be exhaustive, pick three to five papers to frame your research and show how it fits in with prior research. [One way to do this is to tie in your hypotheses with what other researchers have found.]

b. Data Description – Give a brief discussion of the data and how/where they were collected. At the minimum, you should note the time range of the data, scales of the data (i.e., data in millions of dollars or thousands of tons, etc.), and any notable events that may be applicable to your data set (such as change in corporate ownership or natural disasters, etc.). Also, you should describe the institutional setting of your data. (E.g., you should discuss the business with an eye towards how some unique industry practices might have an impact on the specific data that you had collected.) Also include a table of basic descriptive statistics for your data. Your description of the data would be aided by carefully drawn, well-labeled charts and graphs of your data.

c. Regression Model and Results – Carefully develop your regression model. You must support your model with a “story” of why the right hand side variables you include are important and/or with the support of the relevant economic theory (including your hypotheses). Report your regression results in an equation form (see the textbook for how this is done) or a table form. Be sure to report all relevant statistics: coefficient estimates, standard error, R2, various test statistics, etc.

d. Discussion and Diagnostic Tests – Carry out all appropriate “goodness of fit” tests and briefly discuss the “fit” of your regression equation. Which form is the preferred: linear or log-linear? Explain your conclusion. Finally, carefully describe what your empirical results are telling you about your hypothesized economic relationship that you had outlined in part a.

e. Conclusion – What does your regression tell you about the demand in the industry? What more can be done in the future?

While there will not be a hard page limit for this paper, overall, this mini report should be ten to twelve double spaced pages long with 1” margins, not including tables and diagrams (plots of your data, if you are including them).

Please keep in mind that the objective of this mini project is to get your hands dirty working with a data set that is interesting to you. As such, we are not looking to break new theoretical ground – just come up with a simple economic relationship and model it using a simple yet robust regression.

Style requirements: please use either APA or Chicago/Turabian citation styles. For additional citation information, see a librarian or the library’s website.

Final papers are submitted via Chalk & Wire . This report should contain the five sections described on page 1 along with:
a) Simple cover page
b) References (Three sources minimum, must be in proper format)
c) Appendix (at minimum include excel spreadsheet printout of the regression(s), other possibilities include data description, data sources, etc.)

develop a caring, respectful way of relating to students

develop a caring, respectful way of relating to students
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Answer questions
Can answer in a general manner.

1. What are some ways you have learned to develop a caring, respectful way of relating to students?
2.What is the place and importance of socio-dramatic play at the preK and K level?
3.What are examples of data-supported (or data-driven) instruction which you can observe in your teaching? How might you use data-supported instruction in your future teaching?

Rhetorical Analysis

Rhetorical Analysis
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From previous assignments: Rhetorical Analysis you identified different rhetorical devices and strategies employed by authors in 3 different types of sources – a journal article, an online source and a newspaper article. Using this assignment compose a new paragraph in the style of an actual non-academic publication of your choice. Use one of the non-academic publications that were selected in the Rhetorical Analysis assignment.
Your new paragraph will be based on the ideas in your paragraph for the paragraph composition and the paragraph revision assignment (will upload) and will incorporate the research used in those paragraphs.

Include:
-an outline of your new rhetorical situation and context
-The new paragraph
-a brief rhetorical analysis of the selected publication
-a brief discussion of your rhetorical decisions, in light of your new rhetorical situation and context (make comparisons to Paragraph composition/paragraph revision assignments where appropriate)
-Reflection from the point of view of yourself as an expert writer to your novice writer self by considering what you have learnt and how you have evolved as a writer.
-introduction, discussion and conclusion

When describing publication consider:
-background
-readership
-authors
-purpose
-tone and style etc

CULTURES IN CONFLICT PAPERS (Anthropology)

CULTURES IN CONFLICT PAPERS (Anthropology)
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The paper is more like four essay questions. You don’t need an overarching thesis, no introduction, no bibliography. Use the citation format provided in the “Student Guide to Writing the Final Paper” that I will upload it to you. You answer each question separately and then move on. I stated in the Final Paper Assignment from the papers I will proved you “Take the authors and their works one by one and explain why they would respond one way or the other…” I don’t expect you to spend time on authors that aren’t relevant to your answer. If you want, you could begin each answer by saying something like “I think that humans are natural born killers and I will support my position by citing evidence from Bodley 1, Ehrenreich 2, 3 and Ferguson 1. The other articles are not relevant in this case.”

That way you have mentioned the works that are relevant and left aside those that aren’t, something like that. It’s just a suggestion.

A question came up about #4 “Are they more intense today than in the past?” The “they” being referred to are violent conflicts.

Some comments also revolved around the relationship of the questions. Questions 2, 3, and 4 are indeed related. Question 2 is asking for causes of conflicts; question 3 is asking if they are becoming more common; and question 4 is asking if they are becoming more intense, meaning more destructive and more deadly. Keep them separate in your answers, but be aware that the same sources may have things to say that relate to all three questions. I know you will figure it out.

RUBRIC (also to be found in the Final Paper materials module on Canvas)

Some of you have asked for more rubric-like guidelines to the final paper. I am expecting you to write at least a bit more than a page per question. You may of course write more or less than that on any given question, but it should all add up to 4-6 pages. Here is a rubric that if you follow it, you will do just fine on the paper:

Your answers to the questions are clear (Maximum 12 pts)
Your answers are based on evidence taken only from the 6 sources (max 12pts)
You cite from all of the sources that pertain to your answers to the questions (max 20 pts)
The sources of evidence are cited correctly (max 12 pts)
You provide your own position on the questions at the end (max 12 pts)
Your sentences are grammatical and you use correct spelling (max 12 pts)
Total = 80 points

So if you competently perform those six steps as you are writing your paper and checking it over, then you will get a good score. If you do just an adequate job, then you will receive fewer points. Leaving one of the criterion out will cost you more points, and so on. Any questions? Please let me know by email.

The Role of Pharmacist – To Prevent Prostate Cancer

The Role of Pharmacist – To Prevent Prostate Cancer
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2 Recent Articles (less than 10 years old) about how to prevent prostrate cancer. This coursework is about The main role of a pharmacist can prevent prostate cancer. What can the pharmacist do! to show early detection of prostrate with back up journals, how can they can prevent it.

Psychology Measurement and Assessments

Psychology Measurement and Assessments
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Short Answers
(Can be answered with roughly 2 to 3 sentences)

The 20 questions below are worth 4 points each.

A school psychologist strongly believes a particular child is in need of special services. What is the psychologist trying to control for if he or she uses the most recently normed test available?

What are two benefits of the WASI?

Identify three improvements of the WAIS-IV over the WAIS-III.

Provide one advantage and one disadvantage of group-administered intelligence tests.

Give three examples of extra-test behavior on an ability test.

Name three recommended uses for the Woodcock-Johnson III.

Name three things that would be included in the best approach to diagnosing a specific learning ability.

What is the purpose of empirical criterion keying?

Identify two functions of validity scales on personality tests.

Identify a criticism of the MMPI that contributed to the need for developing the MMPI-2. Identify a criticism of the MMPI-2.What is the purpose of the inquiry stage of the administration of the Rorschach test?

What is the purpose of the inquiry stage of the administration of the Rorschach test?

Identify three criticisms of projective tests.

What principle do assessors utilize when interpreting the TAT?

Give an example of a behavioral assessment approach.

What does a mental status exam assess?

Give an example of the Barnum effect.

Why is it recommended to utilize the BDI-II with other tests?
What are three things that the Tower of Hanoi measures?

Give an example of a performance assessment.

What is an assessment center and what is it utilized for?

Essay Questions

The essay questions below are worth 10 points each.

Compare and contrast two established personality assessments discussed in the course. Include in your discussion strengths and limitations of each measure.

Throughout the course, issues related to cultural diversity have been addressed. Identify one intelligence, educational, or personality measure and describe its strengths and weaknesses as it relates to diversity.

Identify and describe at least three ethical dilemmas or responsibilities a psychological assessor may face.

Psychology Measurement and Assessments

Psychology Measurement and Assessments
Order Description
Short Answers
(Can be answered with roughly 2 to 3 sentences)

The 20 questions below are worth 4 points each.

A school psychologist strongly believes a particular child is in need of special services. What is the psychologist trying to control for if he or she uses the most recently normed test available?

What are two benefits of the WASI?

Identify three improvements of the WAIS-IV over the WAIS-III.

Provide one advantage and one disadvantage of group-administered intelligence tests.

Give three examples of extra-test behavior on an ability test.

Name three recommended uses for the Woodcock-Johnson III.

Name three things that would be included in the best approach to diagnosing a specific learning ability.

What is the purpose of empirical criterion keying?

Identify two functions of validity scales on personality tests.

Identify a criticism of the MMPI that contributed to the need for developing the MMPI-2. Identify a criticism of the MMPI-2.What is the purpose of the inquiry stage of the administration of the Rorschach test?

What is the purpose of the inquiry stage of the administration of the Rorschach test?

Identify three criticisms of projective tests.

What principle do assessors utilize when interpreting the TAT?

Give an example of a behavioral assessment approach.

What does a mental status exam assess?

Give an example of the Barnum effect.

Why is it recommended to utilize the BDI-II with other tests?
What are three things that the Tower of Hanoi measures?

Give an example of a performance assessment.

What is an assessment center and what is it utilized for?

Essay Questions

The essay questions below are worth 10 points each.

Compare and contrast two established personality assessments discussed in the course. Include in your discussion strengths and limitations of each measure.

Throughout the course, issues related to cultural diversity have been addressed. Identify one intelligence, educational, or personality measure and describe its strengths and weaknesses as it relates to diversity.

Identify and describe at least three ethical dilemmas or responsibilities a psychological assessor may face.

Psychology Employment Testing

Psychology Employment Testing
Order Description
Please review the attached annotated bibliography for assistance.

Literature Review
Requirements of submission: Written components of project must follow these formatting guidelines when applicable: double spacing, 12-point Times New
Roman font, 1-inch margins, and APA format for all elements. The literature review should be a minimum of six pages, not including references and a cover
page (which are required).

This should be a complete, polished artifact containing all of the main elements of the final product. It
should reflect the incorporation of feedback gained throughout the course. You should comprehensively review and integrate (at a minimum) seven scholarly
resources, including peer-reviewed research articles and/or well-respected texts.

Your literature review should answer the following prompt:

What is the overall appropriateness and practical value of your selected psychological assessment
measure?
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. Background of the test
a. What is the purpose of the test?
b. What type of test is it? What type of information does it yield?
c. How is it administered and scored? Who publishes the results?
d. For whom is this test intended? Who else has utilized this test?

II. Assessment of the test
a. To what extent does the test employ appropriate psychometric principles?
b. To what extent has the reliability and validity of the test been demonstrated for varying populations?
c. What are the cut scores for “normal” versus “at-risk” and/or “clinically significant”? Is the method for interpreting and
communicating the results (e.g., scaled scores, percentile ranks, z-scores, t-scores) appropriate?
d. Are there any specific cultural concerns that should be attended to? To what extent do cultural and environmental factors for
minorities or special populations impact the effectiveness of the measure?
e. To what extent are there ethical issues related to the use, administration, and interpretation of this measure?

III. Practical applications of the test
a. Under what circumstances would you give this test? Provide example scenarios in which the test would be helpful to another mental
health professional, parent, teacher, student, individual, court, business, or other profession?
b. For what purposes and with what clients would you not consider it useful? What are the limitations of this test?
c. What issues must you attend to carefully in order to present the test results accurately (e.g., not over- or under-interpret their
significance) and ethically?
d. What strategies would you use to help you or your client make decisions resulting from an assessment (e.g., pairing results with
other kinds of information)?

Psychology Employment Testing

Psychology Employment Testing
Order Description
Please review the attached annotated bibliography for assistance.

Literature Review
Requirements of submission: Written components of project must follow these formatting guidelines when applicable: double spacing, 12-point Times New
Roman font, 1-inch margins, and APA format for all elements. The literature review should be a minimum of six pages, not including references and a cover
page (which are required).

This should be a complete, polished artifact containing all of the main elements of the final product. It
should reflect the incorporation of feedback gained throughout the course. You should comprehensively review and integrate (at a minimum) seven scholarly
resources, including peer-reviewed research articles and/or well-respected texts.

Your literature review should answer the following prompt:

What is the overall appropriateness and practical value of your selected psychological assessment
measure?
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. Background of the test
a. What is the purpose of the test?
b. What type of test is it? What type of information does it yield?
c. How is it administered and scored? Who publishes the results?
d. For whom is this test intended? Who else has utilized this test?

II. Assessment of the test
a. To what extent does the test employ appropriate psychometric principles?
b. To what extent has the reliability and validity of the test been demonstrated for varying populations?
c. What are the cut scores for “normal” versus “at-risk” and/or “clinically significant”? Is the method for interpreting and
communicating the results (e.g., scaled scores, percentile ranks, z-scores, t-scores) appropriate?
d. Are there any specific cultural concerns that should be attended to? To what extent do cultural and environmental factors for
minorities or special populations impact the effectiveness of the measure?
e. To what extent are there ethical issues related to the use, administration, and interpretation of this measure?

III. Practical applications of the test
a. Under what circumstances would you give this test? Provide example scenarios in which the test would be helpful to another mental
health professional, parent, teacher, student, individual, court, business, or other profession?
b. For what purposes and with what clients would you not consider it useful? What are the limitations of this test?
c. What issues must you attend to carefully in order to present the test results accurately (e.g., not over- or under-interpret their
significance) and ethically?
d. What strategies would you use to help you or your client make decisions resulting from an assessment (e.g., pairing results with
other kinds of information)?