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S3E25: Fungible Parameter Estimates and Earthquake Waller

April 05, 2022 Greg Hancock & Patrick Curran Season 3 Episode 25
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S3E25: Fungible Parameter Estimates and Earthquake Waller
Show Notes

In this week's episode Greg and Patrick discuss the sometimes terrifying issue of fungible weights in multiple regression and structural equation modeling in which selecting a trivially worse criterion of fit can often lead to radical changes in the corresponding parameter estimates. Along the way they also discuss competitive family Wordle, disambiguation, inflammability, perpitty, being nonplussed, running laps after practice, schmungible, audio eyerolls, Haystacks at Sunset, hyper eggs, the Spiderverse, mountain moonrises, tin cans and strings, and Earthquake Waller.