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In defense of pollsters

By: Baobao Zhang
Fortune
November 13, 2020

In an op-ed in Fortune, Baobao Zhang, Klarman Postdoctoral Fellow in government discusses recent widespread criticism of the polling industry following the 2020 election.

“In many respects, the limits of polling are shining through," Zhang writes in the piece. "But what is often overlooked is why. By not taking a healthy look at the limits of polling and the reasons behind them, and discussing ways to address the issue, critics risk delegitimizing an entire field that provides immense value to our country and world at large."

Read the story in Fortune.