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The Number Bias – Sanne Blauw In conversation with Professor Wyn Morgan

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Wed, 21 October 7:30pm

Numbers dictate our lives – from school grades to the economy.  Econometrist Sanne Blauw explains why figures are not as objective as they seem.  From the numbers that govern our health to statistics used to wield huge power, The Number Bias offers a myth-busting reassessment of the statistics we are fed.  Sanne Blauw is the numeracy correspondent for Dutch online news site and publisher De Correspondent. 

This book will be a total eye-opener for thousands of people. Sanne Blauw is the maths, economics and history teacher that everyone wished they’d hadRutger Bregman

Wyn Morgan is Professor of Economics at the University of Sheffield

Books, including selected signed copies or signed book plates are available through our Festival Bookseller Blackwell’s with free postage.   Please e-mail sheffield@blackwell.co.uk or phone 0114 278 7211 or visit the shop at Jessop West, 1 Upper Hanover Street, Sheffield, S3 7RA

A selection of unsigned books, some discounted, can be ordered here: https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/collection/OffTheShelf2020_FestivalOfWords/-186695
Books featured during the festival can also be ordered through the website blackwells.co.uk

 

Dutch New Writing Supported by Dutch Literature Foundation

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Free

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In Conversation - Live Online

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Non-fiction

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