ERIC Number: EJ582823
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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A Critique of One-Tailed Hypothesis Test Procedures in Business and Economics Statistics Textbooks.
Liu, Tung; Stone, Courtenay C.
Journal of Economic Education, v30 n1 p59-63 Win 1999
Surveys introductory business and economics statistics textbooks and finds that they differ over the best way to explain one-tailed hypothesis tests: the simple null-hypothesis approach or the composite null-hypothesis approach. Argues that the composite null-hypothesis approach contains methodological shortcomings that make it more difficult for students to learn. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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