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  • DIS PV Scores: The Right People, The Right Outreach, The Right Time

    posted by Spencer Parkinson on Monday, April 02, 2018 A key tool we've found useful in helping our clients get the biggest “bang” for their outreach “buck” has been the calculation of a “propensity to vote” (PV) score.

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  • Business Analytics at DIS

    posted by Sampath Jayasinghe on Wednesday, November 04, 2015 I was looking for a reasonable definition of the word "Analytics". This term is used everywhere in business nowadays and having some background in economics and statistical analysis, I am very curious about the new knowledge that it could add to what I do. Particularly, business analytics...

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  • Distillers Corn Oil Market: Oligopsony

    posted by Sampath Jayasinghe on Friday, February 13, 2015 Distillers corn oil (DCO) is produced at the majority of ethanol plants today. The DCO market was relatively small prior to 2000. However, the production of DCO has increased over the years especially since 2008. The ethanol co-products market was developed beginning in 2008. Main markets for...

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  • Biomass Utilization in Dry Weather

    posted by Merlin Siefken on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 The current dry spell in much of the Midwest raises some challenges the fledgling bio-products industries will face now and in the future. There are still some who believe the biomass material is just "extra" material that has no other potential use. For livestock producers and dairy...

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  • Correlation or Causation?

    posted by Decision Innovation Solutions on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 I recently had a discussion with an individual about what drives the prices of commodities, which was a good discussion, but it helped remind me about why I enjoy and get frustrated with economics and correlations. It also reminded me of the importance of asking better questions,...

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  • Do Sanitary and Phytosanitary Affect U.S. Agricultural Exports?

    posted by Sampath Jayasinghe on Thursday, June 09, 2011 International markets for U.S agricultural products are often subjected to a wide range of trade barriers such as tariff and non-tariff measures. Though tariffs for agricultural products have been declining over the years under the purview of World Trade Organization (WTO), sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) barriers have become increasingly more...

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  • Announcing Decision-Innovation Solutions

    posted by Decision Innovation Solutions on Monday, January 17, 2011 This is the first blog post on the Solutions blog for Decision Innovation Solutions. Stop by the Solutions blog for updates, tips and research findings.

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