“There are lies, damned lies and statistics!”

Mark Twain popularized this statement in his autobiographical work, Chapters from my Autobiography to describe situations when there is a doubtful use of numbers/statistics employed persuasively to bolster weak arguments.

The same is also true for information gathered via Qualitative Research many a times.

Erroneous conclusions from biased studies unfortunately guide our country’s policies and administrative initiatives as well as majorly influence our historical, political, social and economic narratives.

Therefore, in order to correct this, we need take this issue head on.

Watch a brilliant talk on this on Sangam Talks:

Mark Twain popularized this statement in his autobiographical work, Chapters from my Autobiography to describe situations when there is a doubtful use of numbers/statistics employed persuasively to bolster weak arguments.

The same is also true for information gathered via Qualitative Research many a times.

Erroneous conclusions from biased studies unfortunately guide our country’s policies and administrative initiatives as well as majorly influence our historical, political, social and economic narratives.

Therefore, in order to correct this, we need take this issue head on.

Watch a brilliant talk on this on Sangam Talks:

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