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A new discrete distribution with actuarial applications


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  • Gómez-Déniz, Emilio
  • Sarabia, José María
  • Calderín-Ojeda, Enrique


A new discrete distribution depending on two parameters, [alpha]

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Insurance: Mathematics and Economics.

Volume (Year): 48 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (May)
Pages: 406-412

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Handle: RePEc:eee:insuma:v:48:y:2011:i:3:p:406-412

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Keywords: Claim Compound Geometric distribution Overdispersion q-series Recursion Unimodality;


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  1. Gómez-Déniz, Emilio & Sarabia, José Mari­a & Calderi­n-Ojeda, Enrique, 2008. "Univariate and multivariate versions of the negative binomial-inverse Gaussian distributions with applications," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(1), pages 39-49, February.
  2. Philippou, Andreas N. & Georghiou, Costas & Philippou, George N., 1983. "A generalized geometric distribution and some of its properties," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 1(4), pages 171-175, June.
  3. E. Gómez-Déniz, 2010. "Another generalization of the geometric distribution," TEST: An Official Journal of the Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 19(2), pages 399-415, August.
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  1. Zhao, Xiaobing & Zhou, Xian, 2012. "Copula models for insurance claim numbers with excess zeros and time-dependence," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 50(1), pages 191-199.


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