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A Fine Crop of Data: The China-U.S. Trade War and Soybeans

In March 2018, the United States began implementing tariffs against Chinese imports of steel and aluminum in response to alleged unfair trade practices and intellectual property theft by the Chinese state. In response, China in April and June of 2018 announced tariffs on American products including a 25 percent tariff on soybeans, a key U.S. export to China. This lead Bloomberg to predict that […]

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We Looked at 4 Million Pitches to See How Many Mistakes Umpires Make

Baseball is back, and fans can anticipate another season of amazing catches, overpowering pitching, tape-measure home runs – and, yes, controversial calls that lead to blow-ups between umpires and players. Home plate umpires are at the heart of baseball; every single pitch can require a judgment call. Yet ask any fan or player, and they’ll […]

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April Focus: Qualitative Data Analysis

Qualitative data analysis is a focus on MethodSpace for April. By logging into MethodSpace you will automatically receive new posts by email. You can also follow the series through this link: QualDataAnalysis. What is qualitative data analysis? Qualitative data analysis is an umbrella term that encompasses many steps and processes. The term describes ways we […]

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April Focus: Qualitative Data Analysis

Qualitative data analysis is a focus on MethodSpace for April. We’ll explore tried-and-true and emerging approaches with original posts, discussion of related books, and links to open access resources. Topics will include organizing and managing data, types of coding, using qualitative approaches to Big Data, and interpreting what you’ve found through all of these processes. […]

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Archived Webinar: Introduction to R

The rise of big data has given social scientists access to vast datasets. To fully realize this opportunity, many social scientists are changing the way they work and adopting the R programming language to allow for further exploration and analysis. In this on-demand webinar, Dr. Maja Založnik, research fellow at the Oxford Institute of Population […]

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