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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!
Bayesian fantasy football 101
[image: Bayesian fantasy football] Because of course. *Tags:* football, sports
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right
The Best And Worst Airlines, Labor Day Update: Spirit Is A Mess
More Americans are expected to get out of town on Labor Day weekend this year than in any since 2008, with 2.6 million projected to travel by plane, accord...
Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
P-values and statistical practice
What is a p-value in practice? The p-value is a measure of discrepancy of the fit of a model or “null hypothesis” H to data y. In theory the p-value is a...
The President of Harvard Will See You Now Full Transcript
This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “The President of Harvard Will See You Now” [MUSIC: Travis Geer, “Halcyon Summer” (from Cinema Spect...
A not-so-satisfying rose
At the conference in Bavaria, Jay Emerson asked participants to provide comments on the data visualization of the 2014 Environmental Performance Index (link)...
Because it's Friday: Downtown Spokane
There hasn't really been a break-out Summer hit this season, but Macklemore's latest — an ode to mopeds, of all things — might just be it (some language NSFW...
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...
Kenneth Benoit's Home Page
Data Mining and Statistical Learning
2015, Trinity College, Dublin, Department of Political Science Instructor: Prof Kenneth Benoit, LSE Details: Class meets MONDAYS in Feb-March from 14:00 – ...
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 Lucca ...
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 Dep...
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