Being a Millionaire Isn’t What it Used to be

July 5, 2015
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One evening a few weeks ago, some friends and I wound up talking about the "roaring twenties" in the U.S., and all the "millionaires" created, and wondering just what $1 million 1925 dollars would be in 2015 dollars. Obviously the price level has multi...

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More on causes of death in Netherlands over the years

July 5, 2015
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More on causes of death in Netherlands over the years

Last week I had a post 'Deaths in the Netherlands by cause and age'. During creation of that post I made one plot which I had not shown. It shows something odd. There is a vertical striping. Hence mortality varies by year across age.To examine this phe...

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The Greek thing II

July 4, 2015
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The Greek thing II

Just few hours before Greeks head to the polls to decide on the bailout agreement, and ultimately, whether the country will stay in the euro, there is no overwhelming advantage of either side. Actually, the margin became blurred over the last three days, with the "Yes" position rehearsing a last-minute recovery. Despite this last-minute trend, […]

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The Greek thing

July 4, 2015
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The Greek thing

Greeks have been quite volatile on their opinion whether they should accept or not a proposal by the country's creditors for more austerity to keep aid flowing. The polls conducted over this week look like crazy, though that "belly" was likely provoked by the anxiety on what comes next after Greece not paying IMF back. […]

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Is data privacy a fundamental right?

July 4, 2015
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This piece is part of the StatBusters column written jointly with Andrew Gelman. Hope they fix the labeling soon. In it, we talk about two recent studies on data privacy, which leads to contradictory conclusions. How should the media report such surveys? Is the brand name of the organization enough? In addition, we debunk the notion that consumers will definitely get something valuable out of sharing their data.

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July 4th

July 4, 2015
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Lucky to have been born an American. The post July 4th appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.

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The Greek thing

July 4, 2015
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The Greek thing

Greeks have been quite volatile on their opinion whether they should accept or not a proposal by the country’s creditors for more austerity to keep aid flowing. The polls conducted over this week look like crazy, though that “belly” was likely pr...

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The Greek thing II

July 4, 2015
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The Greek thing II

Just few hours before Greeks head to the polls to decide on the bailout agreement, and ultimately, whether the country will stay in the euro, there is no overwhelming advantage of either side. Actually, the margin became blurred over the last three day...

Read more »

The Greek thing

July 4, 2015
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The Greek thing

Greeks have been quite volatile on their opinion whether they should accept or not a proposal by the country’s creditors for more austerity to keep aid flowing. The polls conducted over this week look like crazy, though that “belly” was likely pr...

Read more »

The Greek thing

July 4, 2015
By
The Greek thing

Greeks have been quite volatile on their opinion whether they should accept or not a proposal by the country’s creditors for more austerity to keep aid flowing. The polls conducted over this week look like crazy, though that “belly” was likely pr...

Read more »

The Greek thing II

July 4, 2015
By
The Greek thing II

Just few hours before Greeks head to the polls to decide on the bailout agreement, and ultimately, whether the country will stay in the euro, there is no overwhelming advantage of either side. Actually, the margin became blurred over the last three day...

Read more »

The Greek thing II

July 4, 2015
By
The Greek thing II

Just few hours before Greeks head to the polls to decide on the bailout agreement, and ultimately, whether the country will stay in the euro, there is no overwhelming advantage of either side. Actually, the margin became blurred over the last three day...

Read more »

The Greek thing

July 4, 2015
By
The Greek thing

Greeks have been quite volatile on their opinion whether they should accept or not a proposal by the country’s creditors for more austerity to keep aid flowing. The polls conducted over this week look like crazy, though that “belly” was likely pr...

Read more »

The Greek thing II

July 4, 2015
By
The Greek thing II

Just few hours before Greeks head to the polls to decide on the bailout agreement, and ultimately, whether the country will stay in the euro, there is no overwhelming advantage of either side. Actually, the margin became blurred over the last three day...

Read more »

The Greek thing

July 4, 2015
By
The Greek thing

Greeks have been quite volatile on their opinion whether they should accept or not a proposal by the country’s creditors for more austerity to keep aid flowing. The polls conducted over this week look like crazy, though that “belly” was likely pr...

Read more »

The Greek thing II

July 4, 2015
By
The Greek thing II

Just few hours before Greeks head to the polls to decide on the bailout agreement, and ultimately, whether the country will stay in the euro, there is no overwhelming advantage of either side. Actually, the margin became blurred over the last three day...

Read more »

The Greek thing

July 4, 2015
By
The Greek thing

Greeks have been quite volatile on their opinion whether they should accept or not a proposal by the country’s creditors for more austerity to keep aid flowing. The polls conducted over this week look like crazy, though that “belly” was likely pr...

Read more »

The Greek thing II

July 4, 2015
By
The Greek thing II

Just few hours before Greeks head to the polls to decide on the bailout agreement, and ultimately, whether the country will stay in the euro, there is no overwhelming advantage of either side. Actually, the margin became blurred over the last three day...

Read more »

The Greek thing

July 4, 2015
By
The Greek thing

Greeks have been quite volatile on their opinion whether they should accept or not a proposal by the country’s creditors for more austerity to keep aid flowing. The polls conducted over this week look like crazy, though that “belly” was likely pr...

Read more »

The Greek thing II

July 4, 2015
By
The Greek thing II

Just few hours before Greeks head to the polls to decide on the bailout agreement, and ultimately, whether the country will stay in the euro, there is no overwhelming advantage of either side. Actually, the margin became blurred over the last three day...

Read more »

The Greek thing

July 4, 2015
By
The Greek thing

Greeks have been quite volatile on their opinion whether they should accept or not a proposal by the country’s creditors for more austerity to keep aid flowing. The polls conducted over this week look like crazy, though that “belly” was likely pr...

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The Nature of Heterogeneity in Coevolving Networks of Customers and Products

July 3, 2015
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The Nature of Heterogeneity in Coevolving Networks of Customers and Products

The genre shirt asks, "What kind of music do u listen 2?"Microgenres exist because markets are fragmenting and marketers need names to attract emerging customer segments with increasingly specific preferences. The cost of producing and delivery music n...

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The Cui-bono Approach to Open Data

July 3, 2015
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The Cui-bono Approach to Open Data

What’s the problem? Which data are needed to solve it? Who gets an advantage of it? These few questions are valuable key for implementing the open data culture. Open data not as ‘l’art pour l’art’ but in a pragmatic approach, demonstrating that the ‘proof of the pudding is in the eating’. It seems to work … Continue reading The Cui-bono Approach to Open Data

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