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three. Naked Statistics

Naked Statistics by Charles Wheelan (Finished: Jan 12 2016)

Rating: 3/5

Difficulty: 3/5

Read if: You would like to learn more about statistics but are not willing to crack open a textbook, you would like a lighter mathematical read than your textbook (both literally and figuratively), you have finished your formal education in mathematics but would like to renew your math intuition, you would like to understand the social applications of statistics, you would like to understand various research methodologies in greater depth. 571 more words

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What I learned from economist Charles Wheelan about world trade

Government can improve world trade by putting less tariffs on foreign goods.  By doing this, other country’s goods will be bought more by the people of the U.S.  74 more words

Economia dezgolita

Charles Wheelan – Economia devoalata (Titlul original: Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science – 2002)

Mi-a placut Naked Economics pentru ca autorul este foarte bun in a reflecta viata si realitatea din teoriile eocomice. 296 more words


A Little of This, A Little of That

I’ve been out and about and busy juggling many things this month – library conferences, speaking engagements, and day-to-day work. All of it finds me neglecting my poor blog. 640 more words

Quotes That Inspire Me

Good = risk aversion. Best = messy, stupid, dedicated, mistake-ridden, depressing and fulfilling success.

Books I'd Leave My Baby Sister: 10 1/2 Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said

This is a highlight of books that I’ve come across which have helped me during my need of practical inspiration. Thus, they’re books that I plan on passing on to my baby sister as she grows up, despite the fact that she’s given me some of the same advice I’ve found in these books before. 133 more words

Book Review: Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data, Charles Wheelan.  ISBN 978-0-393-34777-7.  New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, copyright 2013 (first published as a Norton paperback 2014). 283 more words

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