Monthly Archives: June 2011

Into the World of Policy Research…

Main lesson: Don’t write a blog about your internship if it contains details about a project that may not be appropriate to share publicly yet. Oops. Here is an edited version. I’m a MPP/MBA student, but my first year at … Continue reading

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America in Italy

Last Thursday was an excellent day at work. Two particularly notable things happened: First, I was given a meaningful, substantial project to work on. Not to say what I’ve been doing is not meaningful (most days I’ve been helping to … Continue reading

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Incredible India!

It’s been a week since I got here and it feels like it’s been a month. I’ve gotten some of the basic work done: a literature review and setting up the logistics of the field work. I’ve also had the … Continue reading

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Preventing Cubicle Fatigue

After reading that sitting at a desk all day is as bad for you as smoking, I’ve been experimenting with ways to combat the onset of cubicle fatigue. To that end, I’ve been doing my best to build spurts of … Continue reading

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Survey Design

Developing questions for community hairdressers: CH1. Do you prefer to cut hair 1. Evenly across the head => QUESTION CH3 2. Illogically and/or arbitrarily 3. Other ___________ CH2. Why do you cut hair in this fashion? 1. No/poor training 2. … Continue reading

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