Ugh, I got a third-tier press asking me to submit a book proposal on China's Belt & Road Initiative.

Every year, I tell all my students I don't want to supervise on this topic because it's overrated and the data are shit.

· whalebird · 2 · 0 · 3

@mplouffe Maybe a short essay pointing out the topic's overratedness could be titled, "The Data Are Shit"? I'd read that.

@rusty The title has a footnotes: 'Shittier than the usual shitty data shit'

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