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This post is some more notes on a reply to the badly flawed “Main Street Bias” paper. The authors claim that it is plausible that the Lancet paper’s sampling scheme could have missed 91% of the houses in Iraq. (That is, their parameter n, the number of households in the unsampled area divided by the…

New Scientist on AAPOR censure

Debora Mackenzie, in the New Scientist reports on the AAPOR censure: AAPOR charges that by refusing “to answer even basic questions” about data and methods, Burnham is preventing other researchers from evaluating his conclusions. According to New Scientist’s investigation, however, Burnham has sent his data and methods to other researchers, who found it sufficient. A…