The view from my hotel-room in Stockholm.


Today the sweeds celebrate midsummer so everything in Stockholm is closed (heck, I almost slammed my head into the door of a CLOSED 7-11!) :-/ Instead Andreas and I went out to Skansen and saw the Vasa-ship, which is a Swedish warship from 1628 that sank on its maiden voyage because it was too heavy in the top. The ship was raised from SkærgÃ¥rden in 1961 after 333 years in the deep…

By the way: I wan’t to add another chapter to the Sweedish beer story that I started in a previous posting. Can you see something odd in the picture below?


Why I’m in Sweeden again? Because I’ve been to a conference in Uppsala on Causal Inference with Donald Rubin and Guido Imbens (a famous statistician and economist – in case you did not know :-) ). When I get around to it, I’ll write a long and thoughfull explanation of what causal inference is (I bet you’re looking forward to that). We were five Ph.D. Students from AKF who attended. Below is a picture.


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