The Problem with Averages in Understanding Guns, Violence, and Crime (Take 2)
From my friend David Yamane. Give him a read. RM
“…we often hear about how much higher the homicide rate is in the United States than other “similar” countries. But there is a problem with such population averages: they gloss over important differences between subpopulations within the United States….
“As I have argued previously, the problem with averages is that no one lives in “The United States.”