Data, data, data

December 13, 2015

(This article was first published on Daniel, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Having presented preliminary findings from a national sample of therapeutic communities in Brazil, I thought the Babbage's words fits like a glove for those criticizing quantitative approaches for policy evaluations: the "Errors using inadequate data are much less than those using no data at all” (Charles Babbage).


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