Headline News: Two Economists Make Their Data Available

FROM THE ARTICLE: “Every year hundreds of millions of children in the developing world are given deworming tablets, whether they have worms or not….This “deworm everybody” approach has been driven by a single, hugely influential trial published in 2004 by two economists, Edward Miguel and Michael Kremer. This trial, done in Kenya, found that deworming whole schools improved children’s health, school performance, and school attendance. ….A decade later, in 2013, these two economists did something that very few researchers have ever done. They handed over their entire dataset to independent researchers on the other side of the world, so that their analyses could be checked in public. What happened next has every right to kick through a revolution in science and medicine.”  To read more, click here.

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