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Tag Archives: Bayesian statistics
Irrationality in Economics, and “Subjective Probability”
I gave this talk several years ago, but you know what? It’s still pretty decent. Irrationality in Economics The title is misleading. Like many of my titles, it’s meant to grab attention rather than be exactly correct. I was trying, … Continue reading
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Tagged Alfred Charles Kinsey, Bayesian, Bayesian reasoning, Bayesian statistics, Bayesians, beta distribution, choice, decision theory, economic irrationality, economics, ecoonmic irrationality, Eliezer Yudkowsky, irrationality, Leonard Savage, mathematical psychology, microeconomics, poisson distribution, probability distributions, psychology, rationality, Robert Aumann, Robin Hanson, subjective probability, utility theory
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Null hypothesis testing is voodoo. Changes in the mental state of the experimenter should not affect the objective inference of the experiment. An argument for using Bayesian data analysis instead of H0 vs Ha. Imagine you have a scintillating hypothesis … Continue reading
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May 10, 2011
Tagged basic facts, basic_facts, Bayesian inference, Bayesian reasoning, Bayesian statistics, books, Chi square distribution, econometrics, epistemology, facts, heroes, mathematics, pvalue, psychology, robustness, statistical inference, statistical significance, statistics, tstatistic, tvalue
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