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Guest post: Bad Pharma? (S. Senn)

SENN FEBProfessor Stephen Senn*
Full Paper: Bad JAMA?
Short version–Opinion Article: Misunderstanding publication bias
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The student undertaking a course in statistical inference may be left with the impression that what is important is the fundamental business of the statistical framework employed: should one be Bayesian or frequentist, for example? Where does one stand as regards the likelihood principle and so forth? Or it may be that these philosophical issues are not covered but that a great deal of time is spent on the technical details, for example, depending on framework, various properties of estimators, how to apply the method of maximum likelihood, or, how to implement Markov chain Monte Carlo methods and check for chain convergence. However much of this work will take place in a (mainly) theoretical kingdom one might name simple-random-sample-dom. Continue reading

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