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More or Less - Royal twins and the Autumn Statement

Tim Harford asks what severe morning sickness tells us about the chances of having twins, and looks at the Chancellor's Autumn Statement to find the bigger picture of the economy.

In light of the Royal pregnancy Tim Harford asks what severe morning sickness tells us about the chances of having twins. Yan Wong helps him look at the figures. We disentangle the Chancellor's Autumn Statement and ask: where is the economy really at? As Nigeria prepares to revise its GDP statistics with an expected jump of 40-60%, we ask how reliable are African GDP statistics? Another Daily Telegraph headline comes under scrutiny. And we return to our Lego tower and look at how Lego can be used to teach maths with Eugenia Cheng of Sheffield University.

  • Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 4:30PM Fri, 7 Dec 2012
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 4:30PM Fri, 7 Dec 2012
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  • Duration 25 minutes

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