Slate to Publish IEM Data

Slate, the daily online magazine, has launched a 2008 Political Futures Database, which utilizes data from three prediction markets to forecast the outcome of 2008 Presidential and Congressional races. One From Tuesday march 20 until Election Day 2008, Slate will publish hourly updates of the key data from the three prediction markets: the Iowa Electronic Markets at the UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, ntrade.com, and Casualobserver.net, beginning with the Republican and Democratic Presidential primary races and adding 2008 Congressional races.

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