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Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

Sep 17th 2019 12:05 to 13:05
AB 2107

Topic: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

Venue: AB 2107

Time: 1:30pm, Sept.20

Do you trust the official statistics published by local governments? How to detect data falsification and ferret out the cheaters? What’s the political economy interpretation of misreporting by local officials? Dubbed as "the Sherlock Holmes in environmental data" by CNPolitics, Prof. Junjie Zhang, Director of the Environment Program at DKU, will introduce his research on data manipulation by means of economics and big data.