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Videos in Statistics for Social Sciences

The following high-quality videos are presented by Ken Heather of the University of Portsmouth and produced by StreamLearn LLC.

  1. Interpreting and Using Data (19'02")
  2. Understanding Formulae: The Middleman (15'16")
  3. Understanding Formulae: Part Two (13'41")
  4. Percentages: Books, Wastewater, Chickens and Elections (14'37")
  5. Variance and Standard Deviation: Investing Your Savings (19'43")
  6. Introducing averages: the Distribution of Wealth (15'55")
  7. Index Numbers (21'04")
  8. Developing Index Numbers: The Human Development Index (19'39")
  9. Decision Analysis: Uncertainty and Climate Change (25'36")
  10. The Chebyshev Theorem: Fish 'n' Chips (11'48")
  11. The Normal Distribution, Part One: Aircraft and Body Mass Index (19'12")
  12. The Normal Distribution, Part Two: Shoplifting (10'31")
  13. Sampling and Wastewater (12'13")
  14. Voting and Sampling (14'23")
  15. Lorenz Curves: Analysing the Distribution of Income (15'19")
  16. Rank Correlation: Analysing Voter Concerns (13'37")
  17. Turnover and Correlation (10'28")
  18. Regression Analysis: Corruption and Investment (17'21")
  19. Hypothesis Testing (17'43")
  20. Income Distribution revisited (17'00")

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Index of interviewees

  • James Balog: Founder and Director, Extreme Ice Survey Film 9
  • Gary Becker: Professor of Economics, University of Chicago; Nobel laureate Film 1, Film 6, Film 8, Film 17, Film 19, Film 20
  • David Blake: Private Client Fund Manager, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd. Film 5
  • Rene Brodeur: Director of Programs, Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Film 8, Film 20
  • Margareta Cederfelt, member of the Swedish Parliament Film 18, Film 20
  • Eli Chidas, Human Rights Activist, Denver Day-Labour Street Market Film 15
  • Pauline Courtenay: Labour party activist Film 14
  • Chris Douville: Co-ordinator of Wastewater Treatment, City of Boulder WWTF Film 13
  • Jeff Friday: Professional pilot, Aspen Airport Film 11
  • Jeremy Griffiths, Director, Marketing Sciences Europe, Maritz Research Film 19
  • Greg Harms: Executive Director, Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Film 8, Film 20
  • Wendy Hayes: Law student, University of Portsmouth Film 5
  • Kurt Keilback: Water Quality Analyst, City of Boulder WWTP Film 4
  • Lara Kueppers: School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced Film 9
  • Christel Lundh: Ersta Diakoni Hospital for Homeless People Film 8
  • Annabel Martin: Manager, Waterstone's bookstore Film 12
  • Maria Miller: MP for Basingstoke, Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Film 16, Film 20
  • Robert Nicholls: Professor of Coastal Engineering at the University of Southampton; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) author Film 9
  • Zacharias Peithis, coffee shop owner, Thessaloniki Film 18
  • John Pullinger: Director General, Information Services, House of Commons Library; Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society Film 1, Film 3
  • Hertzel Reihanian: Benetton franchise owner Film 12
  • Elisa Richards, Director, Maritz Research Ltd. Film 10
  • Dr. Alexandros Psychogios, Senior Lecturer, City College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield, Greece Film 18
  • Jesper Roine: Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, Stockholm School of Economics Film 6
  • Simka Stefanova, deputy editor, SEDEM, Bulgaria Film 18
  • James Thompson: Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto Film 9, Film 14
  • Dr. Leslie Szamosi, Senior Lecturer, City College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield, Greece Film 18
  • Doug Walker: Operations supervisor, City of Boulder WWTF Film 13
  • Sir Robert Worcester, KBE, DL: Founder of MORI Polling and Research; Chancellor, University of Kent Film 1, Film 14, Film 16
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