The Scientific Outlook in Financial Economics: Transcript of the Presidential Address and Presentation Slides

16 Pages Posted: 10 Jan 2017

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Campbell R. Harvey

Duke University - Fuqua School of Business; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative

Date Written: January 7, 2017

Abstract

This is the transcription of the American Finance Association's Presidential Address of January 7, 2017. The address is based on the paper "The Scientific Outlook in Financial Economics".

Keywords: P-hacking, Multiple testing, Selection, Data mining, Data dredging, Rare incidence, Type I error, Type II error, P-values, Minimum Bayes Factor, MBF, SD-MBF, Bayesian P-values

JEL Classification: G00, G10, G20, G30, C10, C11, C12, C58, M41, B41

Suggested Citation

Harvey, Campbell R., The Scientific Outlook in Financial Economics: Transcript of the Presidential Address and Presentation Slides (January 7, 2017). Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2017-06. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2895842 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2895842

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