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The Duhem-Quine thesis and experimental economics A reinterpretation
The Duhem-Quine thesis asserts that any empirical evaluation of a theory is in fact a composite test of several interconnected hypotheses. Recalcitrant evidence signals falsity within the conjunction of hypotheses, but logic alone cannot pinpoint the individual element(s) inside the theoretical cluster responsible for a false prediction. This paper…
I call this post "pornography" its a repository of old re-prints in modern econometrics and related stuff.....
I intend to keep updating it as stuff comes to my attention;
its the kind of [old] logical (positivist) material I really like;
.. all the comments come with this link ……Continue
William Cleveland, Saptarshi Guha, Ryan Hafen, Jianfu Li, Jeremiah Rounds, Bowei Xi, and Jin Xia
Divide and Recombine (D&R) is an approach to the analysis of large complex data. The data are parallelized: divided into subsets in one or more ways by the data analyst. Numeric and visualization methods are applied to each of the subsets separately. Then the results of each method are recombined across subsets. By introducing…
I have extracted 4 pages from the ECB FSR of June 2011 to a summary '.pdf' file;
these pages are a box in that FSR (if u are familiar with the FSR you will gettit); the box is titled;-
COMMON TRENDS IN EURO AREA SOVEREIGN CREDIT DEFAULT SWAP PREMIA
& it contains a beautiful & succint description of how the ECB uses the PCA technique in this space.
I have placed the summary file on a url on my website (for…Continue