Skewness is an important property of a population. Although many measures have been proposed there is no consensus on what should be used in practice. We propose a new measure which is appropriate when the direction of the skewness is known a priori. It is simple to interpret and easy to estimate.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||13|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2009|
- Bayesian bootstrap
- Influence function
- Skewness measure