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StasK
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114 votes
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What are the major philosophical, methodological, and terminological differences between econometrics and other statistical fields?

61 votes

R vs SAS, why is SAS preferred by private companies?

59 votes

Statistics Jokes

56 votes

What's the difference between principal component analysis and multidimensional scaling?

56 votes

Explaining to laypeople why bootstrapping works

52 votes

Does causation imply correlation?

49 votes

When is logistic regression solved in closed form?

41 votes
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What theories should every statistician know?

37 votes

Where did the frequentist-Bayesian debate go?

36 votes

How to know if a time series is stationary or non-stationary?

32 votes

What is the relationship between independent component analysis and factor analysis?

30 votes

Why is a likelihood-ratio test distributed chi-squared?

30 votes
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Why would parametric statistics ever be preferred over nonparametric?

29 votes

OLS with clustered standard errors vs. multilevel modeling when the main interest is at the individual level

28 votes

Proof that if higher moment exists then lower moment also exists

27 votes
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Measures of similarity or distance between two covariance matrices

26 votes

Is bootstrapping standard errors and confidence intervals appropriate in regressions where homoscedasticity assumption is violated?

26 votes

Is there a "hello, world" for statistical graphics?

25 votes
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What is the difference between "margin of error" and "standard error"?

25 votes

Standard error of the median

22 votes

Regarding p-values, why 1% and 5%? Why not 6% or 10%?

22 votes

Is sampling relevant in the time of 'big data'?

21 votes

Random effect equal to 0 in generalized linear mixed model

21 votes

Understanding factor analysis

21 votes

Statistics Jokes

19 votes

Are we exaggerating importance of model assumption and evaluation in an era when analyses are often carried out by laymen

18 votes
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Seeking a Theoretical Understanding of Firth Logistic Regression

18 votes
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Sampling model for crowdsourced data?

18 votes

What is the difference between a "link function" and a "canonical link function" for GLM

18 votes
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Are the digits of $\pi$ statistically random?

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