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How likelihood and identification went Bayesian

Record type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)

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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Aldrich, John (2001) How likelihood and identification went Bayesian , Southampton, UK University of Southampton 46pp. (Discussion Papers in Economics and Econometrics, 111).

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Published date: 2001

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Local EPrints ID: 33104
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/33104
PURE UUID: 4446068b-5be0-428e-8599-6dc69811f15b

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Date deposited: 18 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:54

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Author: John Aldrich

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