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Testing for Strategic Manipulation of Economic and Financial Data

Charles C. Moul and John V. C. Nye

in Benford's Law: Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147611
eISBN:
9781400866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147611.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter surveys applications of Benford's law within economics, such as its use in investigating the validity of macroeconomic data series. It argues that, given the strong interest in strategic ... More


Managing Risk in Numbers Games

Mabel C. Chou, Qingxia Kong, Chung-Piaw Teo, and Huan Zheng

in Benford's Law: Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147611
eISBN:
9781400866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147611.003.0015
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter applies Benford's law to study how players choose numbers in fixed-odds number lottery games. Empirical data suggests that not all players choose numbers with equal probability in ... More


Flexible Bayesian modelling for clustered categorical responses in developmental toxicology

Kottas Athanasios and Fronczyk Kassandra

in Bayesian Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695607
eISBN:
9780191744167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695607.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Developmental toxicity studies investigate birth defects caused by toxic chemicals. This chapter develops a Bayesian nonparametric modelling approach for risk assessment in developmental toxicity ... More


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