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Statis­ti­cal methods

TagLast edit: 9 Jun 2021 19:12 UTC by EA Wiki assistant

Use the statistical methods tag for posts about the mathematics and logic of statistical calculation.

This tag isn’t meant for posts that estimate the impact of specific charities/​interventions, but instead for posts about “doing statistics” in general.

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List of ways in which cost-effec­tive­ness es­ti­mates can be misleading

saulius20 Aug 2019 18:05 UTC
168 points
27 comments13 min readEA link

Real­ity is of­ten underpowered

Gregory_Lewis10 Oct 2019 13:14 UTC
188 points
16 comments5 min readEA link

Bi­ases in our es­ti­mates of Scale, Ne­glect­ed­ness and Solv­abil­ity?

MichaelStJules24 Feb 2020 18:39 UTC
93 points
12 comments7 min readEA link

Shap­ley val­ues: Bet­ter than counterfactuals

NunoSempere10 Oct 2019 10:26 UTC
93 points
32 comments15 min readEA link

[Link] The Op­ti­mizer’s Curse & Wrong-Way Reductions

Chris Smith4 Apr 2019 13:28 UTC
75 points
61 comments1 min readEA link

Uncer­tainty and sen­si­tivity analy­ses of GiveWell’s cost-effec­tive­ness analyses

cole_haus31 Aug 2019 23:33 UTC
74 points
18 comments58 min readEA link

[Stats4EA] Ex­pec­ta­tions are not Outcomes

matthewp18 May 2020 22:59 UTC
35 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

On the ro­bust­ness of cost-effec­tive­ness estimates

William_MacAskill24 May 2013 4:00 UTC
3 points
0 commentsEA link

Five Ways to Han­dle Flow-Through Effects

Peter Wildeford28 Jul 2016 3:39 UTC
28 points
3 commentsEA link

Ex­pected value es­ti­mates you can take (some­what) literally

Gregory_Lewis24 Nov 2014 15:55 UTC
15 points
24 commentsEA link

[Question] What are some low-in­for­ma­tion pri­ors that you find prac­ti­cally use­ful for think­ing about the world?

Linch7 Aug 2020 4:38 UTC
58 points
31 comments1 min readEA link

A be­gin­ner data sci­en­tist tries her hand at biosecurity

ElizabethE23 Oct 2020 15:20 UTC
34 points
2 comments3 min readEA link

Ju­lia Galef and An­gus Deaton: pod­cast dis­cus­sion of RCT is­sues (ex­cerpts)

Aaron Gertler4 Jan 2021 21:35 UTC
28 points
5 comments9 min readEA link
(rationallyspeakingpodcast.org)

David Man­ley: Gen­tle Bayesian updating

EA Global25 Oct 2020 6:56 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Eva Vi­valt: Choos­ing effec­tive causes in a rad­i­cally un­cer­tain world

EA Global21 Nov 2020 8:12 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

How much does perfor­mance differ be­tween peo­ple?

Max_Daniel25 Mar 2021 22:56 UTC
104 points
76 comments6 min readEA link

Statis­tics for Lazy Peo­ple, Part 2

Hamish Huggard14 Apr 2021 12:15 UTC
16 points
2 comments6 min readEA link

Eva Vi­valt: Global poverty II

EA Global28 Aug 2015 8:37 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

[Question] Sam­ple size and clus­ter­ing ad­vice needed

brb24329 Jul 2020 14:21 UTC
15 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

A tech­ni­cal note: Bayesi­anism is not logic, statis­tics is not rationality

jonathanstray6 Sep 2016 15:47 UTC
1 point
7 commentsEA link

Turn­ing per­centages back into peo­ple: per­son­al­iz­ing quantification

sky12 Sep 2020 14:30 UTC
24 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

Quan­tum com­put­ing timelines

Jsevillamol15 Sep 2020 14:15 UTC
18 points
6 comments3 min readEA link

Statis­tics for Lazy Peo­ple, Part 1

Hamish Huggard29 Mar 2021 10:59 UTC
41 points
3 comments4 min readEA link

Take care with no­ta­tion for un­cer­tain quantities

Gregory_Lewis16 Sep 2020 19:26 UTC
38 points
2 comments5 min readEA link

[Stats4EA] Uncer­tain Probabilities

matthewp26 May 2020 21:40 UTC
25 points
7 comments1 min readEA link

How ac­cu­rately does any­one know the global dis­tri­bu­tion of in­come?

Robert_Wiblin6 Apr 2017 4:49 UTC
22 points
30 commentsEA link

How to Un­der­stand and Miti­gate Risk (Cross­post from LessWrong)

Halffull12 Mar 2019 10:24 UTC
17 points
7 comments16 min readEA link

Prospect­ing for Gold (Owen Cot­ton-Bar­ratt)

EA Global18 Nov 2016 12:11 UTC
34 points
4 comments21 min readEA link

The method that can “prove” al­most any­thing: A TED-Ed Lesson

James Smith23 Aug 2021 9:07 UTC
19 points
4 comments1 min readEA link
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