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Editorial on p-values

23 October 2022

In the last few years, the American Statistical Association has published position statements on the correct use and interpretation of p-values and on avoiding possible traps in applied statistical work. As much of empirical research in demography relies on statistical methods, in order to meet the challenge, Demographic Research has now also issued editorial guidance on our expectations regarding statistical rigour and replicability in empirical work. Please find the full editorial here: