Charles F. Manski

Professor Charles F. Manski

Charles F. Manski has been Board of Trustees Professor in Economics at Northwestern University since 1997 and is an International Fellow of cemmap (Centre for Microdata Methods and Practise). He was formerly a member of the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1983-98), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1979-83), and Carnegie Mellon University (1973-80).

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Clinical trial design enabling ε-optimal treatment rules

| Working Paper

This paper uses the frequentist statistical decision theory of Wald (1950) to study design of trials under ambiguity. The authors show that ε-optimal rules exist when trials have large enough sample size.

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