Montag, 30. Dezember 2013

Restructuring the Social Sciences: Reflections from Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science

Gary King from Harvard makes his point:

"The social sciences are undergoing a dramatic transformation from studying problems to solving them; from making do with a small number of sparse data sets to analyzing increasing quantities of diverse, highly informative data; from isolated scholars toiling away on their own to larger scale, collaborative, interdisciplinary, lab-style research teams; and from a purely academic pursuit to having a major impact on the world."

This is interesting stuff: Read the paper here.

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