Nice case-study of right-wing apologetic misuse of statistics for political-economic propaganda

Posted: 2014/10/03 by Punkonomics (@dearbalak) in Links/Articles/Video

When we consider all US CEOs and all US workers, the ‘CEO-to-worker pay ratio’ falls from 331:1 to below 4:1 | AEIdeas.

I haven’t checked the statistics but basing myself only off of the article linked I have to say that aggregating ALL US CEOs and ALL US workers is utterly wrong statistical methodology. This is in fact a great example of statistics misused for obvious political goals. Of course the “other side” is attempting to do the same. But this example is really pretty weak 

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