Competing Theories Structure Design

  • Paul R. Rosenbaum
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)


In a well designed experiment or observational study, competing theories make conflicting predictions. Several examples, some quite old, are used to illustrate. Also discussed are: the goals of replication, empirical studies of reasons for effects, and the importance of systemic knowledge in eliminating errors.


Minimum Wage Thought Experiment Liquidity Constraint Credit Limit Buyback Program 
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  1. 1.Statistics Department Wharton SchoolUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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