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Freakonomics survey

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Freakonomics just put up a survey: Which social science should die?

The four candidates for elimination are: Psychology, Political science, Economics, and Sociology. If you ask me what are these four disciplines in common, on top of my list would be they all tend to misuse statistical test of significance, with sociology and political science leading the charge. I’d be interested to know the survey result. However, I think for the survey to be meanful in any discussion, they should take the survey taker’s profession into consideration.

Please go take the survey, the result is out next week.


Written by sasandr

July 5, 2012 at 11:05 am

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  1. I see you didn’t have the update. Yes, PoliSci and Sociology got the vote.


    July 27, 2012 at 5:48 am

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