The consequences of this “gaming,” especially if it is done by algorithms rather than humans, needs…
Henry Kim
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Thank you for your comment! It reminded me of two important streams of literature in economics which are not currently addressed in the blog:

  • Principal agent problems: What are the incentives of data scientists/supervisors/managers to create accurate algorithms, and how are those implemented?
  • Game theory: What happens when the model incorporates expectations about the behaviours of the agents trying to game it and vice versa?

Very interesting…

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