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  • As this form of counterfactual suggests, the structural equations are to be read from right to left: the antecedent of the counterfactual states possible values of the variables X1 through to Xn and the consequent states the corresponding value of the endogenous variable Y.

    My Shasta Daisy

  • In general, to evaluate a counterfactual, say “If it were the case that X1, ¦, Xn, then ¦”, one replaces the original equation for each variable Xi with a new equation stipulating its hypothetical value, while keeping the other equations unchanged; then one computes the values for the remaining variables to see whether they make the consequent true.

    My Shasta Daisy

  • Xn consolidate into X, then analysts, the public, and the CBO will have something concrete to run the numbers on and discuss.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Health Care Reform and Slippery Slopes:

  • Physical data for the E (energy) vector are available from a variety of sources and are equal to the output, Xn of the primary energy-producing sectors.

    Net Energy Analysis (historical)

  • From 'access' and 'accountability' to 'Yankee White' and 'Xn,' author Susan Maret, an adjunct professor of library science at the University of Denver, provides a concise definition of terms as well as links to official sources.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • From 'access' and 'accountability' to 'Yankee White' and 'Xn,' author Susan Maret, an adjunct professor of library science at the University of Denver, provides a concise definition of terms as well as links to official sources.

    Law Librarian Blog: A Lexicon of Secrecy

  • From a secular viewpoint (I consider myself a pretty secular Xn Humanist)we really end up with at best (and its a ‘pretty good’ at best) argument that truth is what coheres in human experience.

    Double-Take - The Panda's Thumb

  • But the thing that is clearest to me now is that there IS scope for my book, because he is so geared towards the Xn/nearly Xn approach. he might deny that.

    A Generous Orthodoxy

  • And when in our poor way we have been faithful to our Xn duty, we have had the testimony of an approving conscience, and the sweet comforts of that Blessed Spirit who dwells in the breasts of God's people.

    Sermons, 1861-1865,

  • But the well weighed and mature judgement [sic] of Christians has very generally affirmed the position assured by the Church of England in one of her articles "It is lawful for Xn men at the commandment of the magistrate to wear weapons and to serve in wars".

    Sermons, 1861-1865,

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