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  • Reiers?l, Geary and the idea of instrumental variables 

    Aldrich, John (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1993)
    In the 1940s the method of instrumental variables was introduced for use in the Errors in Variables Model. According to ReierS0I, the "idea of using instrumental variables" was introduced independently by himself in 1941 ...
  • Geary on inference in multiple regression and on closeness and the Taxi problem 

    Spencer, John E.; Largey, Ann (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1993)
    This paper deals with some minor aspects of Roy Geary's work. Two areas are selected for discussion ? (a) his work with Leser on "paradoxical" situations in multiple regression and (b) his work on estimation of the unknown ...
  • R. C. Geary and the ESRI 

    Kennedy, Kieran A.; Geary, R. C. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1993)
    R .C. Geary's association with The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) was a long and fruitful one. He was the first Director of the Institute which began in 1960 as The Economic Research Institute (ERI), but by ...
  • Aspects of the life and personality of R. C. Geary 

    Spencer, John E. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1993)
    Roy Geary, Ireland's greatest statistician, was born on 11 April 1896 in Dublin. His father attained as a boy a high place in UK civil service exams and began his career in the customs office in London but spent most of ...

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