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Notes on a statistical scandal

7 mins | Oct 27, 2021
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The fight should be for independence, not cancellation. The demise of the World Bank's 'Doing Business' report scandal is a statistical cautionary tale, but we're in danger of learning the wrong lessons. Here, Tim Harford explores how the demands for data manipulation will never go away, but that shouldn't mean the end of statistics gathering either.
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