How likelihood and identification went Bayesian. Southampton, UK, University of Southampton, 46pp.
(Discussion Papers in Economics and Econometrics 0111).
This paper considers how the concepts of likelihood and identification became part of Bayesian theory. This makes a nice study in the development of concepts in statistical theory. Likelihood slipped in easily but there was a protracted debate about how identification should be treated. Initially there was no agreement on whether identification involved the prior, the likelihood or the posterior.
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