Tuesday, January 17, 2012

How to Find Reliable Statistics

A post last week contained an excerpt from Carl Bialik's excellent Wall Street Journal article pointing out that Americans have a weak grasp of basic statistics. Earlier today, I was on Patt Morrison's KPCC radio show, along with Mr. Bialik. An excellent question came up: where can one find good, reliable statistics about public issues?  Here are a few links that may help: