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Culture and Welfare

If we acknowledge GDP per capita is a welfare index and it states the degree of economic development of an economy, we could say we are near to assert culture is a good proxy, and a trigger, to that concept. This Wednesday we will be in Seville (Spain) explaining how…

Science and Methodology

On September 22, 2010, Posted by , In operations research,statistics, With No Comments

Very recently I left a comment in a blog that was accusing an OR/MS academic paper, published in one of our flagship journals, to be 'little scientific' or lacking of scientifical base. Could you imagine why the author of the post was arguing the forenamed article was not able to…

You’re not that Unique; sorry…

  Many times I have to step in colleagues, customers, and alumni conversations to explain why statistical sampling works. First think I use to ask is ‘do you really think Government ask every country inhabitant to find out if s/he is employed, or looking for a job?’; that’s it my…