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Infinite regress, bias, and the Coase theorem

In their paper “Motive attribution asymmetry for love vs. hate drives intractable conflict,” Adam Waytz, Liane Young and Jeremy Ginge appear to extend the logic of the Coase Theorem into the domain of politics. Specifically, Waytz, Young, and Ginge study the problem of … Continue reading

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Three questions for Nate Silver

1. “If people are so inclined to see the world through their tunnel vision, why suppose they are able/willing to be explicit about their biases?” 2. “If priors are to represent biases, shouldn’t they be kept separate from the data … Continue reading

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