Finnish survey of journalists’ voting preferences (2012)

We were finally able to obtain a complete copy of a survey of Finnish journalists. This is the final sample for our large cross-national journalist project. Finnish journalist survey Unfortunately, it’s in unreadable Finnish! However, Twitter to the rescue and Fatidicus Aeternus provided a translation. I post it here for prosperity’s sake and so others…

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Organ donation consent vs. actual rates

There is a famous paper arguing the case for libertarian paternalism by using organ donation consent rates. Johnson, E. J., & Goldstein, D. (2003). Do defaults save lives?. Science, 302(5649), 1338-1339. The main result is this: So having opt-out drastically increases consent rates compared with opt-in. These countries have various other differences between them, but…

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