Sheldon Howard Jacobson
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
In the News (2017)
(20 April 2017) Traditional
polling methods not adding up (Charlotte Collins, Daily Illini) quotes Sheldon H. Jacobson on the limitations of polling data and
what the future may bring in this domain.
(9 April 2017) Hawaii’s use of armed private guards at airports draws
new scrutiny (Rob Perez, Honolulu
Star Advertiser) quotes Sheldon H. Jacobson on the use of armed private
security guards at the Honolulu airport.
(21 March 2017) What to
know about the new airline electronics bans (CBC
News Canada) quotes Sheldon H. Jacobson on the US Department of Homeland Security
requirement that large electronic devices be stowed in checked luggage for
flights originating in certain countries in the Middle East and Northern
Africa. See also Here’s Why the U.S. Is Banning Larger Electronics on Some
Overseas Flights (Katie Reilly, Time), Why the airline 'electronics ban'
may not be discrimination (Patrick
Reilly, Christian Science Monitor), Clamping
down on carry-on devices (CBC News
Canada), and two interviews on BBC World
(15 March 2017) Moose
and B-Sox talk with Sheldon Jacobson about Bracketodds and the Science behind
March Madness (Lazer 103.3, Des Moines, IA).
(8 March 2017) Obesity’s
hefty price tag (Beth Baker, Politico)
quotes fuel consumption attributed to obesity, as reported in Jacobson and King
Last Updated: 22 May 2017