Freakonomics is bad sciencePosted: December 14, 2011 Filed under: economics, links 1 Comment
The writing has been on the wall for a while (Freakonomics-type gee whiz research has bugged me from the beginning) — but if you haven’t read it yet, check out Andrew Gelman and Kaiser Fung’s critique of “Freakonomics: What Went Wrong?”
You can find more Freakonomics coverage on Gelman’s blog.
[…] was reminded of these experiences when I read Teppo’s Freakonomics post the other day. The link is to a rant by a couple of statisticians cataloging the technical faults of […]