Monthly Archives: July 2014

How to reduce the incidence of rape using public policy

Rape is a big problem in the United States. Reliable figures are very hard to get for such a stigmatized and personal crime, but regardless of the exact prevalence, it happens much too often for us to be comfortable with. … Continue reading

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Odds ratios are a catastrophe

Adam Larson sent me the following question about a study of obesity and a press release about it from NPR. The claim, made in both the press release and the underlying article, is that weight discrimination makes the already obese … Continue reading

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