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Some Pictures Are Indeed Worth a Thousand Words

Data can easily mislead, but they can also inform. Indeed, much social and economic reality cannot be adequately grasped without quantitative data that are thoughtfully classified, skillfully assembled, and carefully interpreted. And when data are displayed in the form of graphs, the information conveyed can be enormous. Such ‘pictures’ are indeed often worth a thousand…

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Measuring the Spread of DEI

Reprinted from the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal A constant concern in my academic sub-field of comparative politics is how to create concepts and measurements that stand up to scrutiny when applied to several cases. When we hear someone claim that politics in Country X are “corrupt,” our first questions are “What do…

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Where’s The Best Internet In Europe?

Where’s The Best Internet In Europe? Iceland has been crowned as Europe’s broadband champion of 2022, according to an annual study by cable.co.uk, based on more than 200 million connection tests conducted across the continent. As Statista’s Anna Fleck reports, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Andorra and France round up the top five, with average download speeds between 120…