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Old 10-29-2018, 12:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Damuri Ajashi View Post
I can agree that more data is better than less data, that is completely separate from the question of whether we have enough data to start drawing conclusions.

And we do have enough data to start drawing conclusions. The data was sifted to make sure that we only counted jurisdictions that provided complete data. There is no reason to believe that these jurisdictions are any different than anywhere else. We may not have the entire universe of data, but we are no longer at the "we don't really know" stage.
I think there's plenty of reason to suspect that cooperative jurisdictions might have different policies/practices/cultures than non-cooperative jurisdictions. Maybe there's a reason they're happy to share their data... and maybe there's a reason the other ones refuse to do so.

That's just one concern I have. There are many others.


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