A Kellogg's View

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My Favorite Podcasts: 2014 Edition

After learning that a dear friend of mine just discovered the existence of podcasts and considering my own passionate devotion to them, I decided they were the perfect topic to break my writer’s block...

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Trends in Qualitative Research

I recently spent two weeks at the Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research (IQMR) at the University of Syracuse. It is a great program for learning about and gaining the skills needed for a...

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Cash Transfers and Poverty

View image | gettyimages.com The importance of evidence versus assumptions. By far the most popular post on the blog has been Do the Poor Become Dependent on Charity? In the meantime, a great deal...

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The Ukraine Crisis and Economic Interdependence

Was Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine a failure of the thesis that economic independence creates peace. No, because Russia is not economically dependent on the Ukraine. The true test is whether Russia will directly threaten EU interests with an intervention of a NATO country.

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I just wanted to write a quick note explaining my silence over the past couple of weeks. One of the difficulties of balancing grad school with a blog or anything else for that matter...