Experts got this poll wrong, too

From the election to the economy, predictions are tough to count on

Nov 11, 2020 | Editorial | Current Events
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It was a rough week for estimates

And we’re not just talking about the election. The country’s foremost economic experts were 538 shades of wrong on their prediction for the latest US Bureau of Labor report. While economists predicted an unemployment rate of 7.7%, the real rate turned out to be 6.9%. That eight-tenths of a percent is...

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