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Numbers Rule Your World
Numbers Rule Your World: The hidden influence of probability and statistics on everything you do." It is published by McGraw-Hil
Larry Wasserman's (positive) review of "The Search...
What can search predict?
Numbers Rule Your World
Though the suspense is killing me,I hope it lasts!
Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
“Children seek historical traces of owned objects”
Recently in the sister blog: An object’s mental representation includes not just visible attributes but also its nonvisible history. The present studies ...
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right
Election Update: Is Trump Getting A Convention Bump?
Polls taken during and after the Republican National Convention, which concluded on Thursday in Cleveland, generally show Donald Trump continuing to gain g...
How Do We Know What Really Works in Healthcare? (Rebroadcast)
Season 5, Episode 40 This week we look at healthcare. First, Freakonomics co-author Steve Levitt discusses the randomized control trial, or RCT, which h...
Because it's Friday: Fly South for the Winter
It's the height of summer in the Northern America, and mid-Winter in the South. Most migratory birds have settled in for the season, but soon they'll begin...
Ride on the VR time series roller coaster
[image: VR Nasdaq] Speaking of virtual reality visualization, this Nasdaq roller coaster by Roger Kenny and Ana Asnes Becker for the Wall Street Journal i...
What if the RNC assigned seating randomly
The punditry has spoken: the most important data question at the Republican Convention is where different states are located. Here is the FiveThirtyEight t...
Kenneth Benoit's Home Page
Quantitative Text Analysis (TCD 2016)
Meeting times 5 February, 12 February, 11 March, 18 March. Course Handout Short Outline The course surveys methods for systematically extracting quantitati...
The Quantitative Peace
Military Ethics and Measurement
I’m finally getting back to writing now that the first year is starting to wind down. To ease myself back into a routine I figured I would write a brief po...
Complexity and Social Networks Blog
PhD program in Complex Networks at IMT
Readers of this blog might find this doctoral program to be of interest: 2014/15 PhD program in Complex Networks at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucc...
The Monkey Cage
Tomorrow We Move to the Washington Post. Here Is How to Follow Us.
We will be debuting at the Washington Post tomorrow—Wednesday, September 25. Soon thereafter, our current URL —themonkeycage.org—will redirect to their si...
Social Science Statistics Blog
App Stats: Roberts, Stewart, and Tingley on "Topic models for open ended survey responses with applications to experiments"
We hope you can join us this Wednesday, May 1, 2013 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Molly Roberts, Brandon Stewart, and Dustin Tingley, all from the D...
I realize that I haven’t been posting much here. We had some plans to use the Applied Statistics blog for other purposes but it didn’t really work out, so ...
Zero Intelligence Agents