The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
| Editors: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Data Mining

  • Clinton A. Greene
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_2495

Abstract

Data mining is defined by presenting an example contrasting the role of specification search in economics to its role in experimental science. Historical references are provided, along with a short review of contemporary proposals to remedy sources of and problems with data mining.

Keywords

Data mining Model selection Regression analysis Specification problems in econometrics 

JEL Classifications

B4 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clinton A. Greene
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