Articles Tagged with Causation

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Causation is tricky.

So often we infer what caused what from the order things happen in – the government fails to reach an agreement on the debt ceiling, and the stock market drops. We conclude that one causes the other.

What do we do when there are multiple causes of a movement in stock price? If Greece defaults at the same time new job numbers are released, can we say which causes the movement of a stock price?