Statistics, lies and the virus: Tim Harford’s five lessons from a pandemic
For the Undercover Economist, the value of rigorous data has never been more evident. "Faced with a complete mystery at the start of the year, statisticians, scientists and epidemiologists have been working miracles. I hope that we choose the right fork, because the pandemic has lessons to teach us about statistics — and vice versa — if we are willing to learn." Harford opines for the Financial Times.
From Financial Times