Evaluating probability forecasts in terms of refinement and strictly proper scoring rules
AbstractThis note gives an easily verified necessary and sufficient condition for one probability forecaster to empirically outperform another one in terms of all strictly proper scoring rules. --
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probability forecasts; scoring rules; refinement;
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- Walter Krämer, 2006. "Evaluating probability forecasts in terms of refinement and strictly proper scoring rules," Journal of Forecasting, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 25(3), pages 223-226.
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