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The Dirty War Index: Statistical Issues, Feasibility, and Interpretation

By Nathan Taback

Abstract

Nathan Taback discusses statistical limitations of a new tool, the Dirty War Index, which measures rates of particularly undesirable ("dirty") outcomes inflicted on populations during armed conflict

Topics: Perspectives
Publisher: Public Library of Science
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2602718
Provided by: PubMed Central

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