Economics focus | Oops-onomics | Economist.com

Economics focus | Oops-onomics | Economist.com:

Messrs Foote and Goetz have inspected the authors’ computer code and found the controls missing. In other words, Messrs Donohue and Levitt did not run the test they thought they had?an ?inadvertent but serious computer programming error?, according to Messrs Foote and Goetz

Fixing that error reduces the effect of abortion on arrests by about half, using the original data, and two-thirds using updated numbers.

IMO the correlation between crime rate and abortion makes perfect sense, we have way too many stupid ppl in this world that really shouldn’t be here. And when they end up in jails and shit I will be paying for their parents’ mistakes…

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