Not far from Fisher, a young economist named Austin Bradford Hill was growing similarly impatient with the limits of statistics to account for cause and effect in health care. In 1923, for example, Hill received a grant from Britain’s Medical Research Council that sent him to the rural parts of Essex, east of London, to […]
Entries Tagged as 'Health Policy'
The Origins of Statistical Inference – “The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns”, Sasha Issenberg
December 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Data, Policy, Statistical Inference, Statistics
Bjelke-Petersen on Medicare – “Joh: The Life and Political Adventures of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen”, Hugh Lunn
October 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Health Policy, Policy, Political Communication, Politics, Queensland
Mr Speaker, Throughout history, man has had to cope with many disasters. Some of these disasters have become household names – the Biblical Flood, the eruption of Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii, the Titanic. Well, as from Friday we can add another monumental disaster that will affect every household in Queensland and the rest of Australia […]
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