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Qualitative

Describing economic, market and other research not directly related to mathematical data. Qualitative factors are based on the assumption that economic actors, being human beings, are susceptible to acting on factors that may not directly correlate with facts. Qualitative factors may include management practices or brand recognition when recommending investment decisions to clients or brokers. See also: Assurance, Panic selling, Quantitative research.
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Although some of the chapters in the Handbook are mathematically challenging, the Handbook is successful in providing an introduction to a broad range of state-of-the-art quantitative social science methods to quantitative social scientists, applied statisticians, and graduate students.
Applicants must justify the need for this award and provide a convincing case that the proposed period of support will substantially enhance their careers as independent investigators in their chosen area of quantitative research.
While both methods give valuable quantitative results, the disperGRADER method was able to be run quickly, allowing for greater productivity.
The final step in obtaining quantitative results from mass spectra is data analysis that is robust and self-consistent.
If a camp asks its staff members and the parents of campers to complete a post-camp evaluation, the case study would be an excellent complement to these quantitative data, helping validate such findings and identifying additional camper outcomes.
At that location, a compensator is introduced to provide a quantitative reading.
Given the nature of quantitative research, it is entirely possible to teach a quantitative methods course with dummy data only.
The rules allow companies providing quantitative market risk information to choose from three methods of presentation.
Quantitative criteria are those measures of effectiveness that are measurable and documentable.
Kevin Sun has been named quantitative research analyst/quantitative portfolio manager at Turner Investments, an employee-owned investment-management firm.
If we attempt a global and quantitative evaluation, the technology involved is daunting because the physical properties of the compounds are so divergent and they vary dramatically in concentration.