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Meaningless Statistics

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Once again the Minnesota Department of Transportation is putting the word out that drunk drivers cause 1 in 4 traffic deaths. I begin with this example of a meaningless statistic, not because it is especially egregious, but because it exemplifies … Continue reading

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Common Sense Economics

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Read and comment on my blog. This book is so good that I don’t know if I can adequately convey how good it is. Most people, including me, think of economics—the dismal science—as arcane, abstruse, dry, and dull. This book … Continue reading

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