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Université de Fribourg

The Finite Sample Performance of Estimators for Mediation Analysis Under Sequential Conditional Independence

Huber, Martin ; Lechner, Michael ; Mellace, Giovanni

In: Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2016, vol. 34, no. 1, p. 139-160

Using a comprehensive simulation study based on empirical data, this article investigates the finite sample properties of different classes of parametric and semiparametric stimators of (natural) direct and indirect causal effects used in mediation analysis under sequential conditional independence assumptions. The estimators are based on regression, inverse probability weighting, and...

Université de Fribourg

Rituale, spettacolo o gioco d’azzardo? Memorie del combattimento dei galli in Grecia antica. Considerazioni linguistiche e antropologiche

Vespa, Marco

In: Enthymema, 2019, vol. XXIII, p. 434-460

The social practice of cockfighting in ancient Greece has been the subject of numerous studies which have emphasized in particular the statute of educational spectacle, a real manifesto for the ideology of Greek kalokagathia. The rooster, a courageous animal and prototype of male gender identity, would have been the protagonist of several narratives, written or figured, aimed at enhancing or...

Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries

Niche width and scale in organizational competition: Acomputational approach

Kovács, Balázs ; Carroll, Glenn

In: Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 2010, vol. 16, no. 1, p. 29-60