Some Properties of Simple Functions of Random Variables
Simple functions of random variables, such as sums, products, quotients and powers, arise in many applications in stochastic economics. It is sometimes convenient to determine the moments of such functions. Cases where this has been or can be done analytically are reviewed, and comments offered on procedures for when analysis fails.
Volume (Year): 46 (1978)
Issue (Month): 01 (April)
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