Research

Blog posts and resources relating to research methods in the social sciences. To start a new discussion on methods, visit the forum via the above link.

Playing the numbers game in policy

The statistical illiteracy of the population – including policy-makers – was the subject of a discussion at the British Library […]

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In front of one’s nose

With the election of Barack Obama as president of the United States, many prominent public figures declared that America had […]

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How tobacco warnings labels impact smokers

The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center conducted a controlled experimental study of over 5300 smokers regarding reactions to tobacco warnings labels.   Their […]

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