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1. experiments and econometrics

‘Experimetrics’ refers to formal procedures used in designed investigations of economic hypotheses. Fundamental experimetric contributions by Ronald A. ...

By Daniel E. Houser. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. Fisher, Ronald Aylmer (1890–1962)

R.A. Fisher was born in London on 17 February 1890, the son of a fine-art auctioneer. His twin brother was stillborn. At Harrow School he distinguished ...

By A.W.F. Edwards. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. maximum likelihood

Maximum likelihood is a method of estimation developed for fully specified parametric likelihood settings. In smooth parametric models, maximum likelihood ...

By Jack R. Porter. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. Phillips curve

In 1957 A.W. Phillips argued that, other things equal, the rate at which the nominal wage level was changing was a decreasing function of the level of ...

By Edmund S. Phelps. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. statistical inference

Economic facts are typically established by means of statistical inference, which is concerned with how data supporting general claims about the world ...

By D.V. Lindley. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. time preference

Time preference is the insight that people prefer ‘present goods’ (goods available for use at present) to ‘future goods’ (present expectations of goods ...

By Murray N. Rothbard. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. index numbers

Index numbers are used to aggregate detailed information on prices and quantities into scalar measures of price and quantity levels or their growth. The ...

By W. Erwin Diewert. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. Koopmans, Tjalling Charles (1910–1985)

T.C. Koopmans was born in 1910 at ‘s Graveland, The Netherlands, and died in 1985 at New Haven, USA. His MA was from Utrecht in 1933 in mathematics and ...

By Carl F. Christ and Leonid Hurwicz. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. Keynesian revolution

The term ‘Keynesian Revolution’ suggests that Keynes's General Theory (1936) overthrew a defective and discredited classical orthodoxy and created a new ...

By David Laidler. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. Rubin causal model

The Rubin Causal Model (RCM), a framework for causal inference, has three distinctive features. First, it uses ‘potential outcomes’ to define causal effects ...

By Guido W. Imbens and Donald B. Rubin. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008