Archive for March, 2007
Monday, March 26th, 2007 Posted in Public Interest, Research/Theory | 4 Comments »
Econometricians are often pretty smart at thinking up ways to measure things. I recently attended a seminar by Professor Matthew Gentzkow from University of Chicago Graduate School of ... Read more..
Friday, March 16th, 2007 Posted in Probability, Public Interest, Science | 3 Comments »
DNA evidence of a match between a suspect and a sample at the crime scene are often presented as evidence in court. Roughly speaking, if there is a probability "p" ... Read more..
Thursday, March 8th, 2007 Posted in Bayesian, Research/Theory | No Comments »
I have recently come across an interesting paper in the journal Management Science which rings a few bells for me. It concerns decision analysis and how well we can estimate ... Read more..