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How Radical Researchers Are Changing Our World

Andrew Leigh

A fascinating account of how radical researchers have used experiments to overturn conventional wisdom and shaped life as we know it Experiments have consistently been used in the hard sciences, but in recent decades social scientists have adopted the practice. Randomized trials have been used to design policies to increase educational attainment, ...
Publish Date
2018
June 18
Goodreads rating
3.7
ISBN
9780300236125
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Aug 17, 2018
Fascinating new book by @ALeighMP accessibly reviews how and why randomized trials rose in the social sciences @yalepress One thing he doesn't explain is how a person can have time to both write such a book and serve in Parliament (!)      source