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Exploring Causality (Part 8)

By | August 23, 2013

We ended the last part of this commentary by noting that many if not most behavioral science model-builders seem to be afraid of making predictions that might prove them wrong. The only analysts who actually revel in predictions seem to be the sabermetricians (sports statisticians), perhaps because they can demonstrate real value to their analyses (cf. Moneyball.)