A Permutation Test for Matching

Goldstein, Larry and Rinott, Yosef (2002) A Permutation Test for Matching. [Discussion Paper]. p. 9. Discussion Paper Series (No. 301).

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We consider a permutation method for testing whether observations given in their natural pairing exhibit an unusual level of similarity in situations where any two observations may be similar at some unknown baseline level. Under a null hypothesis where there is no distinguished pairing of the observations, a normal approximation, with explicit bounds and rates, is presented for determining approximate critical test levels.

Item Type: Report / Paper (Discussion Paper)
Research documents and activity classification: Working Papers > Refereed Working Papers / of international relevance
Divisions: Department of Business and Management
Additional Information: The definitive version of the paper has been published in "Metron: international journal of statistics", Vol. 61 (3), Pages 375–388, 2004.
MIUR Scientific Area: Area 13 - Economics and Statistics > SECS-P/05 Econometrics
Deposited by: Maria Teresa Nisticò
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2010 11:32
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2015 23:14
URI: http://eprints.luiss.it/id/eprint/866


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