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When Does Urbanization Lead to Language Shift?

About a year ago, I shared an image that summarized the relationship between urbanization, ethnic diversity, and whether or not someone speaks Indonesian. At long last, there’s a paper associated with it you can read, written jointly with Maya Ravindranath Abtahian and my colleague Abby Cohn. Our point is short and simple: a lot of […]

Multiple Imputation with Colliders

I have found myself thinking a lot recently about multiple imputation in the presence of colliders. Proponents of MI commonly recommend that any variable available in the dataset should be included in the imputation stage, even if it will not be included in the analysis stage. In one important statement (PDF): For greater efficiency, add […]