Tag Archives: regression

Exploring causality (Part 4 of several)

By | July 31, 2013

The mathematical framework that embraces the statistical techniques of regression, analysis of variance, correlation, discriminant analysis, and several other procedures is known as the “general linear model” (GLM). 

Exploring causality (Part 2 of several)

By | July 25, 2013

As I said in the previous post on this topic, we’re desperate for any tools with any arguably “scientific” credibility that might let us untangle complex social causality. Once upon a time, we could simply announce from the top of the temple steps that the god Marduk