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Stats + Stories: Why's It So Hard To Count the Unemployed?

Chaitra Nagaraja is Associate Professor of Statistics at the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University.  Prior to joining Fordham, she was a researcher at the U.S. Census Bureau.
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WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University.

Official statistics and a very simple question will be the start of this episode Stats and Short Stories, where we explore the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics. John Bailer, Chair of the Department of Statistics at Miami University, is joined by regular panelists Rosemary Pennington and Richard Campbell, both of the Department of Media, Journalism and Film. Their guest today is Chaitra Nagaraja, Professor of Strategy and Statistics at Fordham University, also the author of the book Measuring Society.

Stats and Stories is a partnership between Miami University's Departments of Statistics and Media, Journalism and Film and the American Statistical Association. You can follow us on Twitter or iTunes. If you'd like to share your thoughts on our program, send your e-mail to statsandstories@miamioh.edu and be sure to listen for future editions of Stats and Stories where we discuss the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics.     

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