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WSJ and the stuff of legends

  1. Jul 15, 2007 #1


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    Take a look at http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB118428874152665452-lMyQjAxMDE3ODE0MzIxODM4Wj.html" on the WSJ, and especially the graph.

    Somebody has slept through a linear regression class :rofl: :rofl:

    (via http://cosmicvariance.com/2007/07/13/the-best-curve-fitting-ever/" [Broken] and )
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  3. Jul 16, 2007 #2


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    That is pretty sad. Even though I may not agree with certain sentiments they say about supply side economics, they have an excellent point about this idiocy. Do you think these people know what an outlier is?

    Is there a coincidence that the curve is called the "Laffer" curve? I'm laughing.
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