# I have data on unemployment over the past 15 years for three different groups. I would like to show that there is more volatility in several of the groups than there is in the other. What tests should I run?

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1. ## Economics/Stats

I have data on unemployment over the past 15 years for three different groups. I would like to show that there is more volatility in several of the groups than there is in the other. What tests should I run?
2. ## Macroeconomics - inflation vs unemployment!!!!

I had to graph both the U.S. inflation and unemployment rates on the same graph between the years 1990-2004. I need to analyze the data. How are the two rates related? How does one affect the other, if so? One way to analyze the data is to put the
3. ## Statistics

Which of the following is an accurate description of Simpson's paradox? When groups of data are aggregated, an association can get stronger because of a confounding variable. That confounding variable is usually the number of observations in different
4. ## Economics

1. According to the data table below, what is the unemployment rate?: Total Population: 1,500 Population under 16 or institutionalised: 360 Not in the labor force: 450 Unemployed: 69 Workers with part-time work who want full-time: 30 A. 10% B. 11% C. 8.4%
5. ## Statistics

I have a question about one of my Stats vocab questions. any help is great. thanks! Identify the type of observational study as either Cross-sectional or retrospective (just a reminder, Cross-sectional is data measured at one point in time, retrospective
6. ## Math Help

Data released by the Department of Education regarding the rate (percentage) of ninth-grade students that don't graduate showed that out of 50 states, ​ 16 states had an increase in the dropout rate during the past 2 years. ​18 states had a dropout
7. ## Can someone Help w/Math

Data released by the Department of Education regarding the rate (percentage) of ninth-grade students that don't graduate showed that out of 50 states, 16 states had an increase in the dropout rate during the past 2 years. 18 states had a dropout rate of at
8. ## Statistics

Which of the following is an accurate description of Simpson's paradox? When groups of data are aggregated, an association can get stronger because of a confounding variable. That confounding variable is usually the number of observations in different
9. ## Statistics

Which of the following is an accurate description of Simpson's paradox? When groups of data are aggregated, an association can get stronger because of a confounding variable. That confounding variable is usually the number of observations in different
10. ## Ethnic groups

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11. ## Macroeconomics

Suppose the economy has been experiencing zero inflation and five percent unemployment for several years. The government decides to lower the unemployment percentage by generating some inflation. You need to do the following: 1)create a graph showing what
12. ## Science

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13. ## hhs 265 math accounting

The following data represent total personnel expenses for the Palmdale Human Service Agency for past four fiscal years: 20X1 \$5,250,000 20X2 \$5,500,000 20X3 \$6,000,000 20X4 \$6,750,000 Forecast personnel expenses for fiscal year 20X5 using moving averages,
14. ## hsm260

The following data represent total personnel expenses for the Palmdale Human Service Agency for past four fiscal years: 20X1 \$5,250,000 20X2 \$5,500,000 20X3 \$6,000,000 20X4 \$6,750,000 Forecast personnel expenses for fiscal year 20X5 using moving averages,
15. ## college

Exercise 9.1 The following data represent total personnel expenses for the Palmdale Human Service Agency for past four fiscal years: 20X1 \$5,250,000 20X2 \$5,500,000 20X3 \$6,000,000 20X4 \$6,750,000 Forecast personnel expenses for fiscal year 20X5 using
16. ## college

The following data represent total personnel expenses for the Palmdale Human Service Agency for past four fiscal years: 20X1 \$5,250,000 20X2 \$5,500,000 20X3 \$6,000,000 20X4 \$6,750,000 Forecast personnel expenses for fiscal year 20X5 using moving averages,
17. ## Accounting

The following data represent total personnel expenses for the Palmdale Human Service Agency for past four fiscal years: 20X1 \$5,250,000 20X2 \$5,500,000 20X3 \$6,000,000 20X4 \$6,750,000 Forecast personnel expenses for fiscal year 20X5 using moving averages,
18. ## economics today

Suppose the economy has been experiencing zero inflation and five percent unemployment for several years. The government decides to lower the unemployment percentage by generating some inflation. You need to do the following:
19. ## Macroeconomics

The Philips Curve Suppose the economy has been experiencing zero inflation and five percent unemployment for several years. The government decides to lower the unemployment percentage by generating some inflation. You need to do the following: 1.Using the
20. ## Economics

Its difficult to meet the requirements of ceteris paribus when studying a relationship between unemployment and inflation. Is this true or false??? True; When studying the relationship between unemployment and inflation, one must look at empirical,
21. ## macroeconomics

If the economy currently has a frictional unemployment rate of 2 percent, structural unemployment of 2 percent, seasonal unemployment of 0.5 percent, and cyclical unemployment of 2 percent, what is the natural rate of unemployment? Where is the economy
22. ## precalc

To approximate unemployment for the years following 1990, an economist used the function f(x) = -0.26x^2 + 1.2x + 5.7, where x is the number of years since 1990 Select the function that defines the rate of change in the unemployment rate. A.)f '(x) =
23. ## accounting

The following data represent total revenues (from all sources) for the Palmdale Human Service Agency for the past four fiscal years: 20X1 \$15,000,000 20X2 \$14,250,000 20X3 \$14,000,000 20X4 \$13,500,000 Forecast total revenues for fiscal year 20X5 using
24. ## Macroeconomics - inflation!

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25. ## Economics

How would unemployment compensation and income support programs (Welfare) affect the threat of unemployment? What impact would you expect these to have on labor intensity, the profit rate, and the level of unemployment?
26. ## Grammar (Ms. Sue)

Indentify the tense of the underlined verb in each sentence below. 1). Statistics IS a branch of mathematics. 2). It DEALS with the study of numerical data. 3). Many people HAVE STUDIED statistics for work or fun. 4). Batting averages and scoring averages
27. ## Human Resources

9.1 The following data represent total personnel expenses for the Palmdale Human Service Agency for past four fiscal years: 20X1 \$5,250,000 20X2 \$5,500,000 20X3 \$6,000,000 20X4 \$6,750,000 Forecast personnel expenses for fiscal year 20X5 using moving
28. ## statistics

The following table shows the summary statistic of the cholesterol levels of two groups of men in 2014. From 25 to 40 years old, the mean is 224, standard deviation is 5.5 and the sample size is 12. From 41 to 55 years old, the mean is 230, standard
29. ## ESL-grammar

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30. ## childcare

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31. ## economics vocab.

Key terms: *frictional unemployment *seasonal unemployment *structural unemployment *cyclical unemployment *census *unemployment rate *full employment *underemployed *discouraged worker 1. My cousin Harold is used to ______________, since he works for a
32. ## ethics

What is the future of Asian diversity in America That's a very broad topic since Asia includes people from such diverse countries as Korea, China, India, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Israel, and Saudi Arabia. By the second or third generation, immigrants
33. ## Economics

9. During the 1990's the inflation and unemployment trends in the United States changed. What was unusual in the 1990s? A. Unemployment reached very high levels but inflation fell to less than five percent B. although inflation remained at less than three
34. ## Math

Which is in order from least to greatest A.1/4,0.33,2/5,0.5,2/3 B.1/3,1/2,0.4,0.25,2/3 C.1/3,1/4,0/4,1/2,0.66 D.2/3,0.5,2/5,0.33,1/4 A Talent Show auditions were held after school. There were 3 groups who sang for every 2 groups that danced. If there were
35. ## Macro Economics

Does anyone know how to calculate the frictional rate of employment...given the following information... The structural unemployment rate of 2.8%, actual unemployment rate of 7% and cyclical unemployment is 2.0% I just need to know the formula to use??
36. ## stats

A researcher is interested in examining whether knowledge of a previous criminal record will affect the juryfs decision to acquit or convict the defendant. The researcher shows 15 participants a 4-hour trial in which a woman is accused of passing bad
37. ## Math

There were 7,404,000 unemployed American workers in 1995. In 1980, there were 7,637,000 Americans unemployed. a. What was the average change in unemployment for each of these 15 years? b. If this decline continues at the same rate, how many Americans will
38. ## statistics

A study was conducted to count the different age groups of kids that usually play in a park on a Sunday morning. The following data was collected Years Old Number of Kids 1 3 2 22 3 8 4 16 5 9 a) List the simple events of the experiment. b) What is the
39. ## statistics

A study was conducted to count the different age groups of kids that usually play in a park on a Sunday morning. The following data was collected Years Old Number of Kids 1 3 2 22 3 8 4 16 5 9 a) List the simple events of the experiment. b) What is the
40. ## Economics

1.Gross Domestic Product Explain the difference between nominal GDP and real GDP. 2.Unemployment Name and explain the three types of unemployment. 3.Inflation Name and explain the two types of inflation. Use the following information to answer the
41. ## Stats

Think of a situation like the thinking-suppression device example. Come up with a plausible scenario, with real-life data, using an observable that is binomial, and which you can measure in at least two di erent groups. For example: you might ask if
42. ## History

Which statement about interest groups is true? A:Interest groups are funded by the House of Representatives. B:Interest groups are organized by Congress. C:Interest groups provide a representation of the majority D:Interest groups provide public awareness
43. ## stats

How do you perform the One-way ANOVAs A researcher is interested in examining whether knowledge of a previous criminal record will affect the juryfs decision to acquit or convict the defendant. The researcher shows 15 participants a 4-hour trial in which
44. ## Economics

select a country and an economic concern, such as population, unemployment, etc. Search the Library and Internet for data sets for the concern that you have chosen. Where were you able to find data sets? What is the relationship between the variable that
45. ## home economics

Need help looking up data on unemployment from 1998-2008 yearly data and 2008 monthly data. Also finding gdp defliator form 1998-2008 yearly and quantity
46. ## HSM260

Forecast personnel expenses for fiscal year 20X5 using moving averages, weighted moving averages, exponential smoothing, and time series regression. For moving averages and weighted moving averages, use only the data for the past three fiscal years. For
47. ## math

The Survey of Earned Doctorates regularly assesses the numbers and types of doctorates awarded at U.S. universities.It also provides data on the length of time, in years, it takes to complete a doctorate. Below is a modified list of this completion-time
48. ## English

Which verb tense is represented by the underlined words below? She (has become) an expert in her field over the past five years. A:Past B:Past perfect C:Present perfect*** Is this correct?
49. ## math

The box-and-whisker plots show data for the test scores of four groups of students in the same class. Which plot represents a group with a median grade below 65?
50. ## Economics

The economy consists of the following: - working-age population: 20M - full time employment: 8M - part-time employment: 2M (1M of whom wish they had full-time jobs) - unemployment: 1M If 0.6M of those unemployed are frictionally, structurally, and
51. ## Math

In Example 2, find the percent of the total and the number of degrees in each sector for mountains, theme parks, relatives, and other. Find the median of the data set in Example 3. In which category does it fall? Find the average unemployment rate for
52. ## nutrition

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53. ## American Government

Please check my answers 1. Political parties and interest groups differ in which of the following ways? A. Individual interest groups infuse more money into politics than political parties. B. Interest groups represent ideologies of members, whereas
54. ## economics

Fill in the blanks. 1. Reason for unemployment: _____________________________ Type of uneployment: very low employment 2. Reason for unemployment: a healthy economy that is working properly Type of unemployment: _____________________________
55. ## English

1.All of the balloons on the string (popped) except two. 2.Do you (want) to buy those books? 3.Daniel's dog is (following) the trail to the river's edge. 4.For thirty years the noon whistle has (blown) exactly on time. 5.The players have (challenged) their
56. ## English

Select the correct verb tense used in the sentences below That company has been making surfboards since the 1960's present perfect progressive present progressive*** past perfect progressive past progressive We had been listening to the radio when the
57. ## statistics

The U.S. Department of Labor collects data on unemployment insurance payments. Suppose that during 2009 a random sample of 80 unemployed people in Alabama received an average weekly benefit of \$201.85, whereas a random sample of 65 unemployed people in
58. ## Personal Finance

4. Mutual fund that averaged 12% for the past five years. 5. Lowest performing mutual fund for the past ten years. 6. Highest money market rate
59. ## algebra 1

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60. ## English

1. Which mood is used in the following sentence? When will the tickets go on sale? a. indicative****** b. imperative c. conditional d. interrogative Please select the correct verb tense that is used in the sentences below. 2. That company has been making
61. ## Senior Microeconomics

I need some help with my econ homework. Can someone tell me if I am right on these? 1. When graphing cross-sectional data, one should ________. A. place the various years on the X-axis B.always be drawn using a line chart C. investigate variables in a
62. ## MTH233/statistics UOP

Find one quantitative and one qualitative data set from a reliable source and determine the best way to present that data graphically. Show your graph and explain your reasoning for choosing this presentation method. When might the reported median of data
63. ## Effects on religion, Jen

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64. ## Making Data Graphs

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65. ## Social studies

Which is the most likely result of income not rising as quickly as inflation? People are able to buy goods and services The unemployment rate rises as more people look for job•• Many people decide to leave the labor force Consumers buy more goods
66. ## Writing

I have a paper to complete with the topic Do you long for the past or look eagerly to the future? Could you grammar check the below introduction? Thesis: The future holds many rewards that my past did not offer. In my years at Queens Restaurant I worked
67. ## psychology

Cross-cultural data find that when racial gaps exist in other cultures, it is the _____________________ groups that typically show lower scores. a) economically disadvantaged b) minority c) majority d) linguistically different
68. ## Math

7. Most powerful business women in America. Consider that the data set is a normal distribution with a mean of 50 years and a standard deviation of 5 years. A powerful woman is randomly selected from the data, and her age is observed. Please calculate the
69. ## Statistics

7. Most powerful business women in America. Consider that the data set is a normal distribution with a mean of 50 years and a standard deviation of 5 years. A powerful woman is randomly selected from the data, and her age is observed. Please calculate the
70. ## economics

could we ever achieve an unemployment rate below full employment? What problems might we encounter if it did? I'm not sure if I understand your question. To my knowledge, we can never achieve full employment in the United States. It is always "an

Hi i'm trying to write a lead for my Journalism class, tell me which works best. If they both need revised can you point it out? In Kalamazoo County unemployment for white people is at 10.2 percent, whereas for black people it is at 21.2 percent, according
72. ## public health issue

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73. ## Economics

How does high unemployment lead to consumer confidence improving? I looked up Consumer confidence which is the degree of optimism that consumers feel about the overall state of the economy and their personal financial situation. But wouldn't high
74. ## Statistics

The ages of five randomly chosen cars in the parking lot are determined to be 7, 9, 3, 4, and 6 years old. If we consider this sample of 5 in groups of 3, how many groups can be formed?
75. ## statistics

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76. ## Math

If I put 4,736 marbles into groups of 100, how many groups would I have? Show how you figured it out.
77. ## Statistics

You have received a year-end bonus of \$5000. You decide to invest the money in the stock market and have narrowed your investment options down to two mutual funds. the following data represent the historical quarterly rates of return of each mutual fund
78. ## Math for Claire

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79. ## Statistics

You are a real estate agent and you are trying to predict home prices for your clients that want to list their house for sale. You have a very small city without much data. You will need to use the data that you have available for the past year on homes
80. ## Math

the box and whisker plot show data for the test scores of four groups of students in the same class. which plot represents a group with a median grade below 65? (Posting plots in comments) I was thinking its A, but i'm not sure.
81. ## statistics

Use the following information and data for questions 1-5. A group of researchers hypothesizes that listening to music while studying for an exam influences test scores. They randomly selected 28 subjects and randomly assigned them to one of four groups.
82. ## language arts

Indicate if past or present participle They have planned their trip carefully. - Past Mira's brother has formed a list of supplies. - Past She has decided on an isolated island. - Past Mira's mother has selected the destination. - Past She was dreaming of
83. ## stats

AARP reported on a study conducted to learn howlong it takes individuals to prepare their federal income tax return (AARP Bulletin, April 2008). The data contained in the file named TaxReturn are consistent with the study results. These data provide the
84. ## Hiastory HURRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Which of the following programs would have pleased Hoover the most? A. national medical care for all citizens B. voluntary relief efforts by church groups C. social security for old people D. federal unemployment payments
85. ## Statistics

You are a real estate agent and you are trying to predict home prices for your clients that want to list their house for sale. You have a very small city without much data. You will need to use the data that you have available for the past year on homes
86. ## Math

Select a variable (mean or proportion) to determine if there is a difference in the two groups. Samples must be independent. Select a sample of data values (20 to 50) for each group. Then address the following (and a little more) in your project. a. Write
87. ## pLZ help

Select a variable (mean or proportion) to determine if there is a difference in the two groups. Samples must be independent. Select a sample of data values (20 to 50) for each group. Then address the following (and a little more) in your project. a. Write
88. ## math

Select a variable (mean or proportion) to determine if there is a difference in the two groups. Samples must be independent. Select a sample of data values (20 to 50) for each group. Then address the following (and a little more) in your project. a. Write

If real GDP per capita grows at a rate of 5% per year consistently over time, how many years would it take for it to double in size? 5 10 My answer 14 70 The purpose of indexing Social Security payments to the CPI is to ______. increase corporate profits
90. ## Algebra

The value of a computer bought in 1998 decreases as time passes. Two years after the computer was bought, it was worth \$2,600. Five years after it was bought, it was worth \$2,000. If the relationship between number of years past 1998 and value of the
91. ## Math

The value of a computer bought in 1998 decreases as time passes. Two years after the computer was bought, it was worth \$2,600. Five years after it was bought, it was worth \$2,000. If the relationship between number of years past 1998 and value of the
92. ## Math

The value of a computer bought in 1998 decreases as time passes. Two years after the computer was bought, it was worth \$2,600. Five years after it was bought, it was worth \$2,000. If the relationship between number of years past 1998 and value of the
93. ## statistic

The following data are the numbers of cars thefts that occurred in a city in the past 11 days. 6 3 7 11 4 3 8 7 2 6 9. calculate the values for the first and third quartiles. construct a box plot for the given data.
94. ## statistic

The following data are the numbers of car thefts that occurred in a city in the past 11 days. 6, 3, 7, 11, 4, 3, 8, 7, 2, 6 9. calculate the values for the first and third qualities. construct a box plot for the given data.
95. ## Statistics

Can any one help me with this? ThermoStar has been producing residential thermostats for over 50 years. Looking over the past 20 quarters (5 years) of the different product lines, the general manager has been trying to get a handle on sales, costs, and
96. ## Senior English

I have to create a skit for an English presentation on the underground railroad (prior to reading Beloved by Toni Morrison) and am looking for creative ideas on delivering our information. In the past we have done numerous skits and other groups have
97. ## English

1.All of the balloons on the string (popped) except two. 2.Do you (want) to buy those books? 3.Daniel's dog is (following) the trail to the river's edge. 4.For thirty years the noon whistle has (blown)exactly on time. 5.The players have (challenged) their
98. ## can some one edit my paragraph

The senate has important jobs that not many people know about. One of them is to disapprove or approve any piece of government legislation; with the help of the House of Commons. As well the senates investigate political and social issues that Canada
99. ## statistic

1. Past experience indicates that the variance, ¦Ò2x, of the scores, X, obtained on the verbal portion of a test is 5,625. Similarly, the variance ¦Ò2y, of the scores, Y, on the mathematical portion is 2,500. (a) A random sample of size n = 64 yields a
100. ## Geometry

For each of the past four years, Paulo has grown 2in. every year. He is now 16 years old and 5ft. 10in tall. He figures that when he is 22 years old he will be 6ft 10in. tll. What would you tell Pauo about his conjecture.