Category Archives: Politics

Nate Silver and Forecasting as an Imperfect Science

By Andrew Mooney For one small subcommunity of America last night, the man who benefited the most from the country’s decisions at the polls was not Barack Obama—it was Nate Silver, statistician and creator of the FiveThirtyEight blog. Based on … Continue reading

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League Regulations and Stadium Subsidies: Part II

by Evan Zepfel Previously, I determined that league regulations contribute to differences in average subsidy sizes across the three major leagues.  As I hypothesized, NFL regulations that contribute to credible threats to relocate, as well as revenue sharing and salary … Continue reading

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