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Messing Up Texas?: A Re-analysis of the Effects of Executions on Homicides
(Public Library of Science, 2015-09-23)
Executions in Texas from 1994-2005 do not deter homicides, contrary to the results of Land et al. (2009). We find that using different models-based on pre-tests for unit roots that correct for earlier model misspecifications-one ...
Long-Lasting Insecticide Net Ownership, Access and Use in Southwest Ethiopia: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study
(MDPI AG, 2018-11-05)
Introduction: A large proportion of the Ethiopian population (approximately 68%) lives in malaria risk areas. Millions of long-lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs) have been distributed as part of the malaria prevention ...
True Malaria Prevalence in Children under Five: Bayesian Estimation Using Data of Malaria Household Surveys from Three Sub-Saharan Countries
(BioMed Central Ltd, 2018-10-22)
Background: Malaria is one of the major causes of childhood death in sub-Saharan countries. A reliable estimation of malaria prevalence is important to guide and monitor progress toward control and elimination. The aim of ...
Burden of Salmonellosis, Campylobacteriosis and Listeriosis: A Time Series Analysis, Belgium, 2012 to 2020
(European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control, 2018-08-20)
Salmonellosis, campylobacteriosis and listeriosis are food-borne diseases. We estimated and forecasted the number of cases of these three diseases in Belgium from 2012 to 2020, and calculated the corresponding number of ...
Money and Rhetoric: Energy Sector Dynamics in U.S. Senate Committee
(Elsevier Inc., 2020-02-12)
The sequencing of the relationship between campaign contributions and legislative rhetoric is categorized by competing theories as being driven by lags, leads, and contemporaneous effects. We study the committee level ...