Can You Trust Census Data? – Freakonomics Blog – NYTimes.com

Can You Trust Census Data? – Freakonomics Blog – NYTimes.com:

“The problem is that until the Census Bureau does something about these widespread problems, we can’t even begin this process of cleaning up problematic research findings. Right now, the authors warn that: ‘The resulting errors in the public use data are severe, and… should not be used to study people aged 65 and over.’ Given the long list of afflicted datasets, up-to-date credible research on seniors is virtually impossible.”

(Via Freakonomics Blog.)

Recipe for mass “resignations.”

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