Opinions from statisticians

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Milton Friedman, American economist

disagrees Tariffs
The benefits of a tariff are visible. Union workers can see they are "protected". The harm which a tariff does is invisible. It's spread widely. There are people that don't have jobs because of tariffs but they don't know it.
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David Spiegelhalter, Statistician, communicator about evidence, risk, probability, chance, uncertainty, ignorance, etc

Adults with the highest consumption of acrylamide could consume 160 times as much and still only be at a level that toxicologists think unlikely to cause increased tumours in mice. [...] People may just consider this yet another scare story from scientists, and lead them to dismiss truly important warnings about, say, the harms from obesity
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Kenneth Arrow, American economist, writer, Nobel laureate, and political theorist.

agrees Carbon Tax
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David Spiegelhalter, Statistician, communicator about evidence, risk, probability, chance, uncertainty, ignorance, etc

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James Heckman, American economist

disagrees Brexit
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Kenneth Arrow, American economist, writer, Nobel laureate, and political theorist.

disagrees Brexit
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Geoffrey Grimmett, British fencer

disagrees Brexit
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Ian Diamond, British statistician and academic

disagrees Brexit
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Hans Rosling, Swedish medical doctor, academic, statistician and public speaker

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