Thursday, September 30, 2010

Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics Redux (BLS edition)

On the Bureau of Labor Statistics' nasty habit of routinely undercounting the unemployed on the first try (via zerohedge):

Charting Statistical Fraud At The BLS: 22 Out Of 23 Consecutive Upward Revisions In Initial Jobless Claims

Note: Blogger is being tempermental, so I can't post up the graph at the moment, but I will do so when things are working right again.