Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Closing the Gender Gap on Wikipedia: Results from Some Simulations

Note: this post has been edited from the original to reflect initial feedback. Most notably, the introductory framing has been changed to focus more on the gap itself and closing it. The second change follows the comment from nemobis. The … Continue reading

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Research Fugue: Measuring Power in Political Campaigns

I’ve been working on a project inspired by the Center for Investigative Reporting and moderated by Kaggle.  I used a network analysis of the movement of money between campaign committees to measure the extent to which different campaigns and different … Continue reading

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Doing Program Evaluation Scientifically

I was inspired to write this post after reflecting on James Boutin’s series of posts critiquing the construction and use of data in schools.  There are a lot of ways to screw up evaluations, beginning with misguided initial theories, terrible … Continue reading

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Under Construction!

This blog is currently under construction. Check out the About section to see what’s going to happen!

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