sunday morning sociology, anscombe’s dinosaur edition

“Same Stats, Different Graphs” – a method for generating radically different datasets with similar summary statistics, and thus a strong argument for visualization as a key step in data analysis.

A weekly link round-up of sociological work – work by sociologists, referencing sociologists, or just of interest to sociologists. This scatterplot feature is co-produced with Mike Bader.

Sociology of Higher Education

Science, Knowledge, and Technology

Crime and Policing

Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility

Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration


Survey Research Methodology


Author: Dan Hirschman

I am a sociologist interested in the use of numbers in organizations, markets, and policy. For more info, see here.

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