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Honorary Lecture on S. James Press and Bayesian Analysis


  • Arnold Zellner

    (University of Chicago)


S. James Press's many contributions to statistical research, lecturing, mentoring students, the statistics profession, etc. are summarized. Then some new developments in Bayesian analysis are described and remarks on the future of Bayesian analysis are presented.

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  • Arnold Zellner, 2009. "Honorary Lecture on S. James Press and Bayesian Analysis," Review of Economic Analysis, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis, vol. 1(1), pages 98-118, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:ren:journl:v:1:y:2009:i:1:p:98-118

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    1. Jeffrey T. LaFrance, 1999. "Inferring the Nutrient Content of Food With Prior Information," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 81(3), pages 728-734.
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    S. James Press; Bayesian analysis; statistical inference; optimal learning models; Bayes' theorem;

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    • C11 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Bayesian Analysis: General


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