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Friday Links: July 20th. Rethinking big numbers, visualizing data, and more

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Over at Future Development a gently cantankerous Jishnu Das takes on the big numbers politicians use and their insidious effects...will all research become fake news?   
 
Trying to figure out what is the right way to represent your data?  Check out the decision tree at data to viz.  
 
And over at the New York Times, Seema Jayachandran takes us through the literature on poverty alleviation and aspirations.   
 
It's Friday and the folks over at DIME are hiring.   Seeking a Ethiopia-based field coordinator for an impact evaluation looking at the labor market effects of an industrial park.  Interested?  More here.