Column on descriptions of dispersion for sets of numbers: beyond averages, medians, and trimmed means

Morrison on Metrics, my column published on Dec. 20, 2010, covers a set of descriptive metrics that are less frequently developed in benchmark reports: inter-quartile ranges, modes, and ranges. To many general counsel this topic may bring back uncomfortable memories of high school statistics, but to others, these indicators of dispersion in and between sets of numbers provide insights.

To read the full column with its examples on descriptive metrics, follow this URL to the InsideCounsel column.

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