David Rothschild
David Rothschild

David Rothschild is an economist at Microsoft Research. Follow him on Twitter.

Future Tense
Sept. 5 2017 7:15 AMWe Need to Move Beyond Election-Focused PollingPolling didn’t fail us in 2016, but what happened made polling’s flaws more apparent. Here’s how to fix that.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 7 2016 5:55 AMChasing Electoral GhostsWe looked at 130 million ballots from the 2012 election and found practically zero evidence of fraud.
Moneybox
July 12 2016 11:24 AMSomething’s Odd About the Political Betting MarketsBrexit, Trump—the once-reliable prediction markets have misfired of late. Here’s why.
Politics
Nov. 30 2016 1:04 PMTrump and the GOP Have Massively Unpopular Tax PoliciesEven wealthy Republican voters support higher taxes for themselves.
Politics
Aug. 5 2016 3:38 PMTrump’s Up 3! Clinton’s Up 9!Why you shouldn’t be fooled by polling bounces.