Category Archives: Dubious statistics

Can Uber Ever Deliver? Part Six: Latest Data Confirms Bleak P&L Performance While Stephen Levitt Makes Indefensible Consumer Welfare Claims

More on Uber’s questionable prospects and the dubious defenses offered by boosters, in this case, “Freakonomics” professor Stephen Levitt.

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Wolf Richter: New Census Data Shows Why the Job Market is Still “Terrible” (as Trump said)

Lambert here: I blame Putin. By Wolf Richter, a San Francisco based executive, entrepreneur, start up specialist, and author, with extensive international work experience. Originally published at Wolf Street Hardly any improvement for individuals since the Great Recession. When Donald Trump campaigned on how “terrible” the jobs situation was, while the Obama Administration touted the […]

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