statistics

The Real Reason Abortion Has Declined
It's not due to harsh new laws in many states—not yet, anyway
February 03, 2014

It's not due to harsh new laws in many states—not yet, anyway.

Winning Numbers
Two pieces of data that explain Obama's second term
July 01, 2013

Two demographic trends that Obama should exploit.

Moneyball for Judges
The statistics of judicial behavior
April 10, 2013

How can we learn how political judges' decisions are? By looking at the statistics.

What Big Data Will Never Explain
March 26, 2013

Against the messianic conception of data—Big Data.

Which Sport Is Most Immune to Moneyball?
Even the experts at the MIT Sloan conference couldn't agree
March 07, 2013

Even the experts at the MIT Sloan conference couldn't agree.