Making numbers make sense

Monday, February 09, 2009

To understand the economic crisis you need to understand numbers. But it can be difficult to think critically about the statistics used by politicians and journalists, especially when you're panicked about your job and your 401K. To take a step back from the hysteria surrounding financial facts and figures, Katherine and Todd talk to Andrew Dilnot, co-author of the book The Numbers Game: The Commonsense Guide to Understanding Numbers in the News, in Politics, and in Life.

Guests:

Andrew Dilnot

Hosted by:

Katherine Lanpher and Todd Zwillich

Contributors:

Nadia Zonis

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