Immigration Myths and Statistical Literacy

Over at CNN I noticed an opinion piece by Fariborz Ghadar titled “Dispel the immigration myths.” This is an interesting piece in that the approach taken by Ghadar is data driven. Thus one could argue that by addressing the statistical literacy of the reader on the immigration issue he is dispelling some of the myths […]

Global Warming and a Random Walk Model

Matt Asher at his Probability and Statistics Blog posted a piece titled “The surprisingly weak case for global warming.” Given all of the research and data available it is hard to conceive of someone making such a claim. Last I heard even some of the opponents argument has gone from the denial of the reality […]

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