Sneak Preview of Interview with Charles Wheelan, Author of Naked Statistics
Ever wondered how Netflix decides what movies to recommend to you to rent? Is the fact that Avatar is the highest grossing movie in history mean it’s the most popular move in history? Every day we are inundated with statistics. Some we enjoy discussing like batting averages in baseball, others seem to be important but we’re not sure if we believe them, then there are the statistics that put you to sleep. Wheelan brings clarity and humor to the world of statistics in his new book, Naked Statistics. To listen to part 1 of his interview click here: Charles Wheelan Interview Part 1.
Wheelan is the author of the internationally best-selling Naked Economics and a former correspondent for The Economist. He teaches public policy and economics at Dartmouth College.