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Quote: Abelson on Generalizability

There is no free hunch. is quote by American psychologist and political scientist Robert P. Abelson (1928 - 2005). The quote is found on page 142 of his 1995 book "Statistics as a Principled Argument". It is referred to as "Abelson's Sixth Law" in a discussion of the generalizability of estimated effects.
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Date Of Record Creation 2011-01-30 20:24:00
Date Last Modified 2011-01-30 20:24:00
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Author Name Robert P. Abelson
Author Organization Yale University
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