Monthly Archives: March 2020

Is it worth it to identify everyone infected with the coronavirus?

By Kent R. Kroeger (, March 16, 2020)

Should Trump dump Pence?

By Kent R. Kroeger (, March 14, 2020)

US Representative Elise Stefanik (R-NY)


Source: University of Iowa Tippie School of Business.

National wealth, tourism and inexperience are helping drive the spread of the coronavirus

By Kent R. Kroeger (, March 12, 2020)

Residual Analysis

Data sources: WHO, World Bank (Analysis by Kent R. Kroeger)


Personal Thoughts on COVID-19

Appendix: A Regression Model of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Worldwide (as of 10 March 2020)


Model Fit

Other Methodological Issues:

Is the Trump administration doing a good job containing the coronavirus?

By Kent R. Kroeger (, March 11, 2020)

Biden’s most likely VP choices

By Kent R. Kroeger (, March 10, 2020)

Nonetheless, ambitious politicians still want the job, and for good reason: 14 out of 48 vice presidents have gone on to become president (almost 30 percent).

It can be the stepping stone to political immortality, or, you’re Dan Quayle.

California U.S. Senator Kamala Harris


Minnesota U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar

Former Georgia Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams

Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren

The best of the rest (Hillary Clinton, Tammy Duckworth, Pete Buttigieg)

Whistleblowers and partisan politics don’t mix

By Kent R. Kroeger (, March 3, 2020)