Artemis Takes Aim

Jacob Marschak


Jacob Marschak (23 July 1898 – 27 July 1977) was a Russian-American economist, known as "the Father of Econometrics".

interdisciplinary approach
“combination of channel and code which will minimize the sum of the average amounts weighted by appropriated probabilities.”
appropriately redundant code can overcome the lack of reliability of the channel.
reconcile the criteria of stability and of collective optimality with those of liberty and equity.” (p.243)
called for incorporation of uncertainty into economic model

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Diana L. Ascher, PhD, MBA, is a principal at Stratelligence and a co-founder of the Information Ethics & Equity Institute. Her lifelong interest in knowledge and decision making has focused on the evaluation, classification, organization, communication, and interpretation of information, and motivates her work in the fields of behavioral science, finance, higher education, information studies, journalism, law, leadership, management, medicine, and policy. She brings more than two decades of experience as a writer, editor, media director, and information strategist to her work.

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