To The Contrary

TTC Extra: 'Ghost Statistic' about Women's Income

Clip: Season 27 | 6m 14s

A writer for The New Yorker has proven a widely-cited statistic about women's spending fake. She says the "ghost statistic" is a cautionary tale about the lack of quality data when it comes to women's worldwide economic empowerment.

Aired: 01/07/19

Rating: NR

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