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Cost of university attendance in California as a fraction of the median family’s yearly income, 1975-2010. by Sean Mulcahy (Source: http://seanmulcahy.blogspot.com/2011/11/cost-of-higher-education.html)

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While the black and white populations of the United States have long differed in various social and economic variables — in income, years of schooling, life expectancy, unemployment rates, crime rates, and scores on a variety of tests — so … Continue reading

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Use Robust Statistics

I’ll go into more technicality about robust data analysis elsewhere. Here I want to put forward the simplest argument for it. (This is repeated probably verbatim from Karen Kafadar.) Say you have 5 independent estimates. Estimates of something important and … Continue reading

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