Comments, observations and thoughts from two left coast bloggers on applied statistics, higher education and epidemiology. Joseph is a new assistant professor. Mark is a marketing statistician and former math teacher.
I have definitely been missing seeing posts on the whole debt ceiling mess. More political than OE normally rolls but kind of the focus of attention right now.
I see lots of OE style angles here: stag/hare problems, breakdown of control systems, range-of-data issues for poli sci models, the impact of mathematical illiteracy on journa--Damn, where did that fire extinguisher get off to