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Regression, Causation and Prediction

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Causation, Prediction, and Search

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Statistics ((LNS,volume 81))

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Regression is a special case, not a special subject. The problems of causal inference in regression studies are instances of the problems we have considered in the previous chapters, and the solutions are to be found there as well. What is singular about regression is only that a technique so ill suited to causal inference should have found such wide employment to that purpose.

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Spirtes, P., Glymour, C., Scheines, R. (1993). Regression, Causation and Prediction. In: Causation, Prediction, and Search. Lecture Notes in Statistics, vol 81. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-2748-9_8

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