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Bayesian Methods in Pharmacovigilance *

David Madigan, Patrick Ryan, Shawn Simpson, and Ivan Zorych

in Bayesian Statistics 9

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694587
eISBN:
9780191731921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.003.0014
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Regulators such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have elaborate, multi‐year processes for approving new drugs as safe and effective. Nonetheless, in recent years, several approved drugs have ... More


Shrink Globally, Act Locally: Sparse Bayesian Regularization and Prediction *

Nicholas G. Polson and James G. Scott

in Bayesian Statistics 9

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694587
eISBN:
9780191731921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

We study the classic problem of choosing a prior distribution for a location parameter β = (β 1,…, β p ) as p grows ... More


Managing space better: the problem of shrinking cities and economies

Josef W. Konvitz

in Cities and Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992903
eISBN:
9781526103970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992903.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Some cities and regions have untapped resources which should lift their growth and enhance their attractiveness. Detroit and Greece however are examples of places where the process of decline itself ... More


The state and processes of change

Edward Ashbee

in The Right and the recession

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090820
eISBN:
9781781708873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090820.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the impact of “Thatcherism” and “Reaganomics” and the extent to which the British and American states were restructured during the 1980s. It argues that despite the neoliberal ... More


Brain Transplants, Animals, and Us

Paul F. Snowdon

in Persons, Animals, Ourselves

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198719618
eISBN:
9780191788703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719618.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The preceding discussions have tried to show that there are no plausible examples of [A&~P] dissociations, and that most suggested categories of [P&~A] dissociations are also implausible. In both ... More


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