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Tag: Royal Statistical Society
By SAGE | Published: October 19, 2015
How do you make the world better place? There is no lack of prescriptions, but one of the surer bets, even if less likely to first spring to mind, is through good statistics widely analyzed. “Solid data,” says Ban Ki-moon, secretary-general of the United Nations, “are an indispensable basis for informed policy formulation and for […]
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: July 24, 2014
A new survey of the British public finds it has serious concerns about sharing data with just about everyone, even with institutions is otherwise respects deeply.
By Robert Dingwall | Published: July 26, 2013
A recent Ipsos-Mori survey reveals the crucial role that social science has to play in modern democracy, a role which is frequently sabotaged.