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Bradley Efron and the Bootstrap

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:01:59 GMT

Econometricians make extensive use of various forms of "The Bootstrap", thanks to Bradley (Brad) Efron's pioneering work. I've posted about the history of the bootstrap previously - e.g., here, and here. You probably know by now that Brad was awarded The International Prize in Statistics last November - this was only the second time that this prize has been awarded. It's difficult to think of a more deserving recipient. If you want to read an excellent account of Brad's work, and how the...