Day: August 19, 2014

Antibiotic prizes

From the New Yorker article today on the economics of Ebola (introducing a new word, Ebolanomics): What people in the West need, health officials agree, is

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Writing for Science and the One Percent

John Ionnadis and colleagues have a remarkable finding about scientific authors: we estimated that there are 15,153,100 publishing scientists (distinct author identifiers) in the period

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Methods: There is no gold standard

In “Instruments, Randomization, and Learning about Development,” Angus Deaton pulls no punches. He’s just as brutal, blunt, and precise about pitfalls and misuse of instrumental variables

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