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Miles Kimball

Kimball cited in criticism of WSJ column by Bret Stephens that 'trashes Obama'

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"Disinformation on Inequality" - New York Times. 01/02/2014.

Calling a claim in Bret Stephens' recent Wall Street Journal column ("Obama's Envy Problem") "egregiously misleading," Miles Kimball is referenced in Paul Krugman's indictment of the same in the New York Times. Both Kimball and Kruger criticize the analytical errors in Stephens' column, which claims that Obama has grossly overstated income inequality in the U.S.

Bret Stephens' WSJ column

Miles Kimball's blog entry

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Miles Kimball

More Media Coverage:

Huffington Post. Krugman Nails WSJ Pulitzer Winner For Misleading Inequality Claim. 1/2/2014.

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