Sanne Blauw is the numeracy correspondent for Dutch online news site and publisher De Correspondent. She has a PhD in econometrics from the Erasmus School of Economics and the Tinbergen Institute. She has also worked at the OECD Development Centre, as a consultant for Oikocredit Netherlands and was a member of the University Council of the Erasmus University. Her first book, The Number Bias was a bestseller in Holland and spent several weeks on the bestseller lists.
A beautifully accessible exploration of how numbers shape our lives, and the importance of accurately interpreting the statistics we are fed. THE NUMBER BIAS will give even the most maths-averse reader the tools they need to navigate our data-rich world. - Angela Saini, author of SUPERIOR The Number Bias combines vivid storytelling with authoritative analysis to deliver a warning about the way numbers can lead us astray - if we let them. - Tim Harford Statistics and data can tell the truth, but they can also lie, as this valuable book explains... you can never read the points Blauw makes too often. - The Times