Alarmist Numbers: Female Happiness, Containing Fires and Health Care Satisfaction

This month, like every other month, there is no shortage of news stories involving the possible misinterpretation of numbers. Here are three - on female happiness, containing fires, and satisfaction with medical insurance - along with, I hope, a bit of numerical clarification. There's also a little question on the World Series. Declining Female Happiness? A paper entitled "The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness" by Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers, two researchers at the University of...Full Story
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