Thursday , February 27 2020

Behind the Data

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Here’s a nice video from Dean Karlan’s Innovations for Poverty Action group and EconFilms emphasizing the work that goes on behind the scenes collecting data in often difficult parts of the world in order to produce better, more effective programs targeting poverty. The post Behind the Data appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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Here’s a nice video from Dean Karlan’s Innovations for Poverty Action group and EconFilms emphasizing the work that goes on behind the scenes collecting data in often difficult parts of the world in order to produce better, more effective programs targeting poverty.

The post Behind the Data appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

Alex Tabarrok
Alex Tabarrok is Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and a professor of economics at George Mason University. He specializes in patent-system reform, the effectiveness of bounty hunters compared to the police, how judicial elections bias judges, and how local poverty rates impact trial decisions by juries. He also examines methods for increasing the supply of human organs for transplant, the regulation of pharmaceuticals by the FDA, and voting systems.

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