TRYGVE HAAVELMO AND THE EMERGENCE OF CAUSAL CALCULUS

@article{Pearl2014TRYGVEHA,
  title={TRYGVE HAAVELMO AND THE EMERGENCE OF CAUSAL CALCULUS},
  author={Judea Pearl},
  journal={Econometric Theory},
  year={2014},
  volume={31},
  pages={152 - 179}
}
  • J. Pearl
  • Published 10 June 2014
  • Economics
  • Econometric Theory
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