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Biased towards bias?

A six hour delay flying home from the Health Economists Study Group conference in Gran Canaria is providing me with ample time to mull over the great issues in life. 501 more words

Health Economics

The Challenges of Individual Heterogeneity: Modeling Public Opinion on Military Spending

What explains someone’s opinion on the state of military spending?  Like many social science questions, this can be particularly challenging to model, since it is highly subjective to variety across individuals.   2,368 more words

Essays

A Return to Polar Urals: Wilson et al 2016

Wilson et al 2016, like D’Arrigo et al 2006, includes a ‘Polar Urals’ chronology as one of its components.  Tree ring chronologies from Polar Urals and Yamal have long been a contentious issue at Climate Audit, dating back to the earliest days (see tags… 3,687 more words