Economical models insight

Economical models are statistical models developed by people who are not trained statisticians.


The whole is greater than the sum of its parts – Israeli elections version

This pie chart was published on the website of on of the major newspapers in Israel, attempting to summarize the paper’s poll prediction of the election results, that will be held on January 22, 2012. Apparently, 57% will not a sufficient majority to guarantee a win.


The pie was on the website for a few hours before it was fixed.
I would like to thank Itay Asher who sent me the screen print.