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Cagey trial lawyers have figured out there's a pretty good likelihood their case - no matter what its merit - will literally get its day in court because of favorable judges.


Dennis Hastert


#because #case #court #day #favorable

There was a danger that skeptics and opponents would misread those likelihood ratio tests as rejections of an entire class of models, which of course they were not.


Thomas J. Sargent


#course #danger #entire #likelihood #models

Historians don't really like to carry on speculative debates, but you could certainly argue that the likelihood of a Soviet invasion of Western Europe was extremely, extremely low.


Aldrich Ames


#carry #certainly #could #debates #europe

And we think that our citizens and yours would be very angry if they thought that we hadn't taken every possible step for prevention and then for joint action in the likelihood of those who threaten our lives and our well- being, taking action at the same time.


David Blunkett


#angry #being #citizens #every #hadn

I have watched patients stand and gaze longingly toward the city they in all likelihood will never enter again. It means liberty and life; it seems so near, and yet heaven is not further from hell.


Nellie Bly


#city #enter #further #gaze #heaven

To come to grips with creativity, I must ask creative, adventurous questions - the kind which, in all likelihood, cannot be answered.


Lukas Foss


#answered #ask #cannot #come #creative

In 1960 I published a book that attempted to direct attention to the possibility of a thermonuclear war, to ways of reducing the likelihood of such a war, and to methods for coping with the consequences should war occur despite our efforts to avoid it.


Herman Kahn


#attention #avoid #book #consequences #coping

We've had risk assessments performed by Harvard University, which said that even if we did have a small number of cases in this country that the likelihood of it spreading or getting into any kind of human health problem is very, very small.


Ann Veneman


#assessments #cases #country #did #even

In the 1980s, there were occasions when it made sense to say, 'it is too difficult to maximize the likelihood function, and besides if we do, it will blow our model out of the water.'


Thomas J. Sargent


#blow #difficult #function #likelihood #made

The first and most optimistic response was complete rational expectations econometrics. A rational expectations equilibrium is a likelihood function. Maximize it.


Thomas J. Sargent


#equilibrium #expectations #first #function #likelihood






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