Published in Stories by Mark Rubin on Medium
Author Mark Rubin

In this paper (Rubin, 2020), I consider Fisher’s criticism that the Neyman-Pearson approach to hypothesis testing relies on the assumption of “repeated sampling from the same population.” This criticism is problematic for the Neyman-Pearson approach because it implies that test users need to know, for sure, what counts as the same or equivalent population as their current population.