The consequences of this “gaming,” especially if it is done by algorithms rather than humans, needs…
Henry Kim

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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