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Be Careful With Statistics

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 24, 2012 01:07 AM
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by Todd Litman last modified Aug 23, 2012

Last week the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace published a report, In Search of the Global Middle Class: A New Index , by researcher Uri Dadush, which uses car ownership rates to measure national rates of middle class status, defined as a household that can afford to purchase non-essential goods. The results are summarized in the figure below, which were reported in an Atlantic Monthly column, It's Official: Western Europeans Have More Cars Per Person Than Americans by Max Fisher, and c read more






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