Andrew Dilnot

co-author, 'The Numbers Game'

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Principal of St. Hugh's College, Oxford; former director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London and co-author of The Numbers Game: The Commonsense Guide to Understanding Numbers in the News, in Politics, and in Life

Andrew Dilnot on KCRW

Why is "average" a stupid idea? What does the "risk" of dying really mean? Is the national "debt" as big as it sounds?

The Numbers Game

Why is "average" a stupid idea? What does the "risk" of dying really mean? Is the national "debt" as big as it sounds?

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