George Argyrous is senior lecturer in the school of social sciences and international studies at the University of New South Wales in Australia. He has worked as a consultant on research and analysis for many public- and private-sector agencies, such as the Australian Communications and Media Authority and Optus, and provided training courses to various agencies such the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission. He is the author of the international edition of "Statistics for Research."
"This book will become an essential part of a policy practitioner's work. It will help them cut through the maze of information that is presented as evidence for decision making, and provide them with stronger foundations for their decisions." --Allan Fels, dean, Australia and New Zealand School of Government, University of Melbourne