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Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. Data and computer algorithms are playing a part in policy decisions, like bail or parole recommendations based on a computer’s recidivism guesses. Pro Publica and WNYC have an interesting series … Continue reading ? The post IPA’s weekly links appeared first on Chris Blattman.
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IPA’s weekly links

Academics / Political Science : Chris Blattman's Blog

Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis at Innovations for Poverty Action. As we expect never to hear from Chris again, here are IPA’s weekly links: With the US, Japan, and North Korea appearing to be the only countries not on board the … Conti...

IPA’s weekly links

Academics / Political Science : Chris Blattman's Blog

Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis at Innovations for Poverty Action. Chris has generously offered to let us at IPA (where he’s a Research Affiliate) share the internal links of interest on development and research we send around weekly he...

IPA’s weekly links

Academics / Political Science : Chris Blattman's Blog

Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. Max Roser reminds us that the data sets above (known as Abscombe’s quartet) all have the same mean and variance, so you should always plot your data. Over at the IFPRI b...

IPA’s weekly links

Academics / Political Science : Chris Blattman's Blog

Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. Reason to test policies first, transplant edition: A study concludes that a Medicare policy change tying hospitals’ payments to surgical outcomes had an unintended conse...

IPA’s weekly links

Academics / Political Science : Chris Blattman's Blog

Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis at Innovations for Poverty Action. In case you missed it last week, Chris is letting Innovations for Poverty Action (where he’s a Research Affiliate) share our internal weekly links on his blog, we presum...

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