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Betting After the Race is Over: The Perils of Post Hoc Hypothesizing
James L. Payne and James A. Dyer
American Journal of Political Science
Vol. 19, No. 3 (Aug., 1975), pp. 559-564
Published by: Midwest Political Science Association
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2110545
Page Count: 6
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Using a recent article by Sidney Ulmer as an example, this note offers two bits of advice to statistical researchers. One must take care to specify his hypotheses on an a priori basis. One must be cautious when the number of observations approaches the number of independent variables.
American Journal of Political Science © 1975 Midwest Political Science Association