It is also the very carefully considered and thought-out view of Arthur Goldberger and Charles Manski (leading econometricians for the ignoranti) in their major review article in the June, 1995, Journal of Economic Literature. Well, they don't actually accuse Murray and Herrnstein of outright statistical ignorance. But they certainly reveal the numerous errors they engage in. Barkley Rosser On Thu, 4 Feb 1999 11:58:31 -0800 Brad De Long <delong at econ.Berkeley.EDU> wrote:
> >hmmmm, could it be that murray isn't intelligent enough to understand
> >statistical regressions???? maggie coleman mscoleman at aol.com
> That's Paul Krugman's opinion after one debate with Charles Murray: that
> Murray literally does not understand what a correlation coefficient is.
> Brad DeLong
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