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May 09, 2013
Statistical Study Shows That First Audit of Venezuelan Election is Decisive
A statistical analysis of the voting machine audit from Venezuela’s April 14 election, done on the day of the election, shows that this audit was decisive. The odds of getting the April 14 audit result if in fact the unaudited machines contained enough errors to reverse the election outcome are far less than one in 25 thousand trillion. A new paper details and explains the statistical analysis behind the results that CEPR has previously made public.
April 26, 2013
Five Policies That Could Improve Job Quality in the United States
Despite substantial increases in the educational attainment and age of the U.S. workforce over the last three decades, the quality of jobs in the United States as measured by wages and access to benefits has deteriorated sharply. A new report from the Center for Economic and Policy Research examines possible solutions to this paradox by evaluating the likely impact of several policies that seek to address job quality.
April 26, 2013
Venezuelan Audit Can’t Find Any Different Result in Presidential Election, Statistical Analysis Shows
A statistical analysis by the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) has shown that if Venezuelan opposition claims that Nicolás Maduro's victory was obtained by fraud were true, it is practically impossible to have obtained the result that was found in an audit of 53% of electronic voting machines that took place on the evening of Venezuela’s April 14 elections.
April 15, 2013
Maduro’s Win, Though Narrow, Likely Results from People’s Improved Living Standards in Chávez Era, says CEPR Co-Director
The Obama administration should recognize the presidential election results in Venezuela, Center for Economic and Policy Research Co-Director Mark Weisbrot said today.
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