Sinha, Pankaj and Jayaraman, Prabha
(2009):
*Robustness of Bayesian results for Inverse Gaussian distribution under ML-II epsilon-contaminated and Edgeworth Series class of prior distributions.*

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## Abstract

This paper aims to study the sensitivity of Bayes estimate of location parameter of an Inverse Gaussian (IG) distribution to misspecification in the prior distribution. It also studies the effect of misspecification of the prior distribution on two-sided predictive limits for a future observation from IG population. Two prior distributions, a class ML-II ε-contaminated and Edgeworth Series (ESD), are employed for the location parameter of an IG distribution, to investigate the effect of misspecification in the priors. The numerical illustrations suggest that moderate amount of misspecification in prior distributions belonging to the class of ML-II ε-contaminated and ESD does not affect the Bayesian results.

Item Type: | MPRA Paper |
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Original Title: | Robustness of Bayesian results for Inverse Gaussian distribution under ML-II epsilon-contaminated and Edgeworth Series class of prior distributions |

Language: | English |

Keywords: | Bayesian results,Inverse Gaussian distribution,ML-II ε-contaminated prior,Edgeworth Series Distributions |

Subjects: | C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C4 - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics > C44 - Operations Research ; Statistical Decision Theory C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General > C02 - Mathematical Methods C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C4 - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics > C46 - Specific Distributions ; Specific Statistics A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A10 - General C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General > C01 - Econometrics C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C11 - Bayesian Analysis: General |

Item ID: | 15396 |

Depositing User: | Pankaj Sinha |

Date Deposited: | 26 May 2009 00:04 |

Last Modified: | 28 Sep 2019 16:07 |

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URI: | https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/id/eprint/15396 |