Experts Are Not Know-It-Alls (Experimentally Speaking)

[From the paper “Stability of experimental results: Forecasts and evidence” by Stefano DellaVigna and Devin Pope, an NBER Working Paper] “How robust are experimental results to changes in design? And can researchers anticipate which changes matter most? We consider a…

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Power is not the point. It’s the curve.

[From the blog “Why you shouldn’t say ‘this study is underpowered’” by Richard Morey, posted at Towards Data Science, at Medium. com] “The first thing to clear up, as I’ve stated above, is that study or an experiment is not…

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