I re-blog here today this nice pos from a fellow WordPress economist Blogger. And Nature& Science is also posting on Probability&Statistics, Mathematics topics.

In this paper we began by describing the position of those critical realists who are sceptical about multi-variate statistics … Some underlying assumptions of this sceptical argument were shown to be false. Then a positive case in favour of using analytical statistics as part of a mixed-methods methodology was developed. An example of the interpretation […]

via On analytical statistics and critical realism — LARS P. SYLL