A cautionary tale in applied statistics

Neyman Seminar
Neyman Seminar
Mar 11, 2020 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
1011 Evans Hall
Status: 
Happening As Scheduled
Applied statistics typically involves working with other people’s data and often with other people’s models, which can lead to trouble if not done carefully. This talk examines an example: a study of the effects of flow in the Mekong River on an important fishery in Cambodia, prominently published in Science. Problems with the data, the model, and the analysis demonstrate the importance of...
John Williams