Blog Post Examines Lessons For Global Health Metrics In Election Polling Analysis

Humanosphere: What election surprises can teach us about global health metrics
Katie Leach-Kemon, policy translation specialist at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and Humanosphere contributor, writes, “Donald Trump’s victory took the world by surprise [last] week. Like Brexit, most commentators, polls, and election modelers were wrong. Understanding what went wrong will be the subject of much debate over the next few weeks. It also holds valuable lessons for those who use and study global health metrics. … To better understand what global health professionals should take away from this election surprise, I sat down with Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation professor Theo Vos, a key member of the Global Burden of Disease research team at the IHME…” (11/11).

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