ERIC Number: EJ256104
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
Reference Count: 0
The Relevance of the Identification Problem to Statistical Research on Capital Punishment.
Yunker, James A.
Crime and Delinquency, v28 n1 p96-124 Jan 1982
Reviews several potential problems that often invalidate statistical tests of social theories. Discusses how there may be very serious identification problems in the estimation of the relationship between executions and homicides, and that serious questions may be raised regarding the validity of any particular estimation of this relationship. (Author/RC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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