Required Reading: Campbell, D. T. & Ross, L. H (1968) “The Connecticut crackdown on speeding: time-

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Type of Paper: Research paper

Academic Level: High school

Paper Format: APA

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Question

Required Reading:

Campbell, D. T. & Ross, L. H (1968) “The Connecticut crackdown on speeding: time-series data in quasi-experimental analysis.” Law & Society Review. 3 (1), 33-54.

Optional reading:

Campbell, D. T. (1972). "Measuring the Effects of Social Innovations by Means of Time Series." In Statistics: A Guide to the Unknown, edited by J. M. Tanar et al. San Franciso: Holden-Day.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EjnTVqqxeA&feature=emb_logo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQgrH7GuvQ0&feature=emb_logo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3HUmggSpOk&feature=emb_logo
http://web.csulb.edu/~msaintg/ppa696/696quasi.htm
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Campbell, D. T. & Ross, L. H (1968) “The Connecticut crackdown on speeding: time-series data in quasi-experimental analysis.” Law & Society Review. 3 (1), 33-54.

Assignment # 4
The Connecticut Crackdown on Speeding: Time Series Data in Quasi-experimental Analysis
D. T. Campbell and H. L. Ross

Law & Society Review, 1968, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 33-54.
Instructions: Answer all questions using Question and Answer format. All answers must be full English sentences and all quotes must be compliant with APA citation rules. Failure to follow APA format will tigger a 20 point penalty! Absolutely, NO late papers!

Who was involved with the current study (hint: cf, p.33)?

What is (are) the source(s) of the funding for this study, if any (hint: cf, p.33)?

What is the research strategy used (i.e., Experiment, Survey, Field Research, and/or Secondary Data Analysis)?

What is the motivating research question (hint: cf, p.37)?

What are the units of analyses?

What is the most general research hypothesis, if any?

State the most general null hypothesis, if possible?

The argument articulated by Governor Ribicoff justifying the crackdown on speeding in Connecticut was based on what research design? What is the dependent variable? What was the social intervention employed by Governor Ribicoff? What was the outcome claimed to have been achieved by Governor Ribicoff? What are the possible alternative explanations to the observed decline in traffic fatalities (hint: cf, p.35-41 and fig. 1)?

Campbell and Ross employed two quasi-experimental designs to attempt to determine whether the results regarding program effectiveness as claimed by the Ribicoff regime are valid. Describe the designs employed by Campbell and Ross and discuss what threats to internal validity they controlled for (hint: cf, p.41-46, figs. 2-4)?

What are the results? Did severe traffic penalties prevent traffic deaths?


All answers must be full English sentences and all quotes must be compliant with APA citation rules.

Instructions: Answer all questions using Question and Answer format.

Campbell, D. T. & Ross, L. H (1968) “The Connecticut crackdown on speeding: time-series data in quasi-experimental analysis.” Law & Society Review. 3 (1), 33-54.


Below is an example of the Question/Answer format that I require for the papers. Please make sure your answers are in the below format and compliant with APA citation rules: apastyle_spring_2012 _1_.pdf


PLEASE NOTE THAT PAPERS REFER TO ARTICLE REVIEWS.

Example Paper -- Doob and Gross (1968)

1. Who conducted/assisted the current study?

A. N. Doob and A. E. Gross conducted the study. Tina Fox and Mike Rosenberg acted as field observers and Professor Lorraine Soderstrum of Foothill College assisted by making her class of introductory psychology students available as subjects for the classroom questionnaire experiment (Doob and Gross, 1968).

2. What is (are) the source(s) of study funding, if any?

The immediate source of the study funding was not mentioned. However, it was indicated that A.N. Doob was supported by a “Public Health Service Predoctoral Fellowship” (Doob and Gross, 1968, p.213).
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Reference

Doob, A. N. and Gross, A. E. (1968). Status of frustrator as an inhibitor of horn honking response. The Journal of Social Psychology, 76, 213-218.
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