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Classification error

15-2040 != 19-3010 (and, for that matter, 25-1022 != 25-1063).

4 Comments

  1. blah says:

    I understand the BLS SOC codes, but I have absolutely no idea what connection Econominst != Statistician could possibly have to do with that column about ultimate frisbee.

  2. J says:

    Rather than writing a blog post about the dangers of misclassification, you cleverly demonstrated its effects by posting an irrelevant article from the NYT.

  3. Ben Bolker says:

    Nice article about ultimate frisbee, though. (Thanks to the commenters for enlightening me, I had no idea what was going on. Look forward to seeing what the correct link is …)

  4. Popeye says:

    I presume our host plays ultimate frisbee and does not consider himself an economist?