Specification Searches: Ad Hoc Inference with Nonexperimental Data

@inproceedings{Leamer1978SpecificationSA,
  title={Specification Searches: Ad Hoc Inference with Nonexperimental Data},
  author={Edward E. Leamer},
  year={1978}
}
Offers a radically new approach to inference with nonexperimental data when the statistical model is ambiguously defined. Examines the process of model searching and its implications for inference. Identifies six different varieties of specification searches, discussing the inferential consequences of each in detail. 
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