If you are writing a research grant, there are a lot of statistical issues that you need to consider. This guide, prepared by the American Statistical Association, highlights three areas: framing the problem, designing the study, and specifying the data analysis plan. It doesnโ€™t talk enough about data management, but otherwise it is an excellent resource.

Ming-Wen An, William Christiansen, Debashis Ghosh, Sujit Ghosh, Scott Holan, Leslie McClure, Karen Messer, Cynthia Rudin. Statistical Issues Seen in Non-Statistics Proposals A Guide to Improving the Science in Non-Statistics Proposals for Funding from the American Statistical Association Committee on Funded Research. Available at http://ww2.amstat.org/misc/StatisticalIssuesInProposals.pdf.

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