from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A group of British-administered volcanic islands in the southern Atlantic Ocean east-southeast of Cape Horn. Part of the Falkland Islands Dependency, the islands were discovered in 1775.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Those economists—and others—were therefore taken aback when economists John DiNardo and Jörn-Steffen Pischke found that workers with pencils on their desks are also ten to fifteen percent more productive and ten to fifteen percent better paid.

    More Sex Is Safer Sex

  • Pischke said the bank is trying to "pave the road" for more private capital flows into developing nations 'renewable energy sectors.

    Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE

  • Angrist and Pischke argue that the identification problem is now being faced head on and for many questions it is being solved.

    the alpha and omega

  • Angrist and Pischke paper well-written, will be out in

    Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Angrist and Pischke, who argued that by use of so-called natural experiments and modern techniques, we've been able to get a much better assessment of relationships in economic data.

    Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The people who swear by these techniques -- Angrist and Pischke as an example -- what would they say to your criticism?

    Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Angrist and Pischke would be sympathetic; understand their point, too -- randomization is great if you have it.

    Library of Economics and Liberty

  • However, Pischke opted not to apply for the chief's position this time and Board President Randy Winsett said the next chief was an easy decision to make and confidently feels that Lawley is the right person for the job.

    The Denver Newspaper Agency Stories

  • Firefighters removed Pischke from the cistern at 519 Elizabeth St. -

  • For example, Angrist and Pischke show that the regression-discontinuity design (which I'll say more about in a later post) provides causal inference from historic correlation because it emulates randomized assignment of a treatment to otherwise similar subjects.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.