Evaluating prediction

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 in Current Affairs, Economist, prediction | No Comments


This time of year, we're awash with predictions for the coming calendar, so it's really refreshing to see a regular predictor reviewing the accuracy of last year's efforts in the run up to this year's efforts.

Hats off to The Economist (again).

You may not agree with their analysis or their world view, but at least in this way, they're prepared to hold themselves responsible…

Now fashion, tech and other editors and bloggers could you please follow suit so we can begin to learn to read your speculations a little better?

Oh and HM Treasury and the OBR too? They're consistently poor…