In Chapter 17 of the course text the authors discuss two coefficients: Association and Correlation. Explain what each of these terms mean in statistical analysis. Describe how these two coefficients differ. Conclude by stating which coefficient you believe is most useful in describing relationships between research variables.
Brians, C.L., Willnat, L., Manheim, J., & Rich, R. (2011). Empirical political analysis: Quantitative and qualitative research methods (8th ed.). Upper
Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.