Randomised Controlled Trials: as old as the Old Testament

by Stephen Tall on May 1, 2014

I never tire of reminding liberals suspicious of evidence-based policy informed by Randomised Controlled Trials that they are literally are a liberal idea: they’re founded on father-of-liberalism John Stuart Mill’s ‘method of difference’ through which the observed difference between two (…)

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Rent reforms – Miliband to announce 20th area of Lib-Lab agreement today

by Stephen Tall on May 1, 2014

Six weeks ago I highlighted the 17 policy areas where there is significant agreement between Labour and the Lib Dems. These range from tax-cuts for low-earners and the mansion tax to local school accountability to an EU in/out referendum. There were also two areas I omitted, flagged by Adam Corlett in a comment here: childcare […]