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The numbers game - 55% lies, damned lies and statistics

Howieson, Stirling (2010) The numbers game - 55% lies, damned lies and statistics. Scotregen, Scottish Urban Regeneration Forum, 49. p. 12.

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Abstract

Dr Stirling Howieson at the University of Strathclyde is interested in numbers. From understanding the ‘big bang’ to managing your credit card repayments, numbers hold the key to everything. Here, in his regular Scotregen column, he offers some more interesting figures…