“Snow” is a classic policier like the novels written under Banville’s pen name, Benjamin Black. But it is a superbly rich and sophisticated one.
HeatherTo be sure, i was up "late" for me, which was midnight. The book was Snow, by Banville. It was good, though i am not sure it was actually worthy of a late night. The twist wasn't as twisty as i had expected.
In the last few years, IPA has redoubled its efforts to move promising evidence-based interventions from initial pilots to scalable and adaptable programs and policies. As anyone working in international development knows, this is a complex process....
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Voter Suppression in U.S. Elections is a round table discussion between Dr. Carol Anderson, Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University,...
By Dr. Alison Connor, Dr. Heather Lanthorn, Nisha Hariharan, & Sarah Carson A more detailed version of this blog was originally published in IDeas, the IDinsight blog. Testing capacity has expanded dramatically in many countries since the start of...
In this work, we reframe the problem of balanced treatment assignment as
optimization of a two-sample test between test and control units. Using this
lens we provide an assignment algorithm that is optimal with respect to the
minimum spanning tree...
HeatherA mask experiment in Kansas, with expected results in counties that did/not enforce mask mandate. No doubt other things differences about opt-in counties but still, a reduction by half in #Covid infections is, well, nothing to sneeze at.
Individual NPIs, including school closure, workplace closure, public events ban, ban
on gatherings of more than ten people, requirements to stay at home, and internal
movement limits, are associated with reduced transmission of SARS-CoV-2, but the...