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On the accuracy of economic observations.

Oskar Morgenstern

On the accuracy of economic observations.

by Oskar Morgenstern

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics, Mathematical

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 322 p. diagrs. ;
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21257846M

    THE WORLD BANK ECONOMIC REVIEW, VOL. 4, NO. 2: 1 56 On the Accuracy of Economic Observations: Do Sub-Saharan Trade Statistics Mean Anything? Alexander J. Yeats African governments are being urged to promote commodity exports, yet without reliable trade statistics it is difficult to formulate appropriate policies to achieve this goal. the ‘Ritchie constant' with an accuracy of , but on the other to know the age of the earth and the universe only approximately with a deviation of several billion years, and to make acceptable cross-section measurements in nuclear physics with only a 50 percent(!) accuracy.

    THE ACCURACY OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC OBSERVATIONS * THE ACCURACY OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC OBSERVATIONS * Bergeijk, Peter A. G. THE ACCURACY OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC OBSERVATIONS* Peter A. G. van Bergeijk ABSTRACT This paper investigates measurement errors in generally accepted figures on . On the Accuracy of Economic Observations, (2 folders) Box On the Accuracy of Economic Observations: Book Reviews and New Material, Box An Open Expanding Economy Model, Box Paper on Eisenbahn und Auto In Oesterreich,

    He advised the United States government on a wide variety of subjects. Though most famous for the book he co-authored with von Neumann, Morgenstern was also widely known for his skepticism about economic measurement, as reflected in one of his many other books, On the Accuracy of Economic Observations (Princeton). Learn about this topic in these articles: discussed in biographies. In Oskar Morgenstern John von Neumann he wrote Theory of Games and Economic Behavior (), applying Neumann’s theory of games of strategy (published ) to competitive business. Among his other books are On the Accuracy of Economic Observations (), Prolegomena to a Theory of Organization Written:


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The discussion sent me back to Oskar Morgenstern’s On the Accuracy of Economic Observations (I have the 2nd,edition). It’s a brilliant book, too little remembered.

Morgenstern is somewhat pessimistic about both how meaningful economic statistics can be and whether people will ever get their heads around the inherent uncertainty.

Morgenstern's book [Morgenstern,p. It is a good indication of the critical spirit which was characteristic of the author not only in evaluating the accuracy of economic observations but throughout his life. Oskar Morgenstern was born in in Silesia, Germany. When he was 12 years old his family moved to Vienna.

Accuracy of economic observations: foreign trade statistics 91 existed, it would be impossible to say what 'accuracy' of measurement of these quantities means.

It will be seen in the following, however, that even for ordinary description, which is in itself not intended to be an application of high-powered economic theory, the statistics are so Cited by: They together founded the field of Game Theory and it's application to economics.

Von Neumann–Morgenstern utility theorem is one of the results. Their major book, Theory of Games and Economic Behavior, was published by Princeton University Press in This work, On the Accuracy of Economic Observations, was first published in Book Edition: Second Edition.

Buy On the Accuracy of Economic Observations 2nd Revised edition by Morgenstern, Oskar (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 4/5(1). in his ‘On the Accuracy of Economic Observations’ (a). The book’s main message was that in comp arison with data used in the natural sciences, economic and socia l statistics have.

Buy On the Accuracy of Economic Observations by Oskar Morgenstern online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ This chapter focuses on the accuracy of economic observations of foreign trade statistics.

The quality of these statistics presents an interesting problem in the relation between data and theory. The regrettable lack of trustworthy gold statistics deprives the study of international trade and business cycles of one of its most important means.

Observations on the Economy. Economic Policy: Political fools abuse economic tools. Economic Reality: Ignorance of physics does not immunize one from the laws of gravity.

Similarly, ignorance of economics does not immunize one from economic laws. Taxes: The expectation of major tax increases is as damaging as the imposition of the taxes. The Accuracy of International Economic Observations Article in Bulletin of Economic Research 47(1):1 - 20 April with 28 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Peter Van Bergeijk.

In appeared the first edition of Oskar Morgenstern's Famous book, The Accuracy of Economic Observations. Nearly half a century later it is timely to return to Morgenstern's diagnosis and to contemplate his therapeutic by: 2.

His view was attuned with the view of logical empiricism of the s on the difference between natural science and social science: because social science is inexact we need experts to ensure that observations are “scientific.” Moreover, in a “hostile” and “secret” world we need experts to assess the accuracy of the by: 6.

A Perspective on the Accuracy of Economic Observations A Perspective on the Accuracy of Economic Observations Kenessey, Zoltan Summary In appeared the first edition of Oskar Morgenstern's Famous book, The Accuracy of Economic Observations.

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This paper investigates measurement errors in generally accepted figures on international transactions that are supplied by national statistical offices to the IMF and the OECD.

Implicit minimal measurement errors in bilateral trade data for Germany and the Netherlands appear to be about percent. An investigation of foreign direct investment data for 20 OECD countries .Economic statistics is a topic in applied statistics that concerns the collection, processing, compilation, dissemination, and analysis of economic is also common to call the data themselves 'economic statistics', but for this usage see economic data of concern to economic statistics may include those of an economy of region, country, or group of countries."On the (in)accuracy of economic observations: An assessment of trends in the reliability of international trade statistics," Journal of Development .