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A robust estimator for the tail index of Pareto-type distributions


  • Vandewalle, B.
  • Beirlant, J.
  • Christmann, A.
  • Hubert, M.


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  • Vandewalle, B. & Beirlant, J. & Christmann, A. & Hubert, M., 2007. "A robust estimator for the tail index of Pareto-type distributions," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 51(12), pages 6252-6268, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:csdana:v:51:y:2007:i:12:p:6252-6268

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    14. Bertrand B. Maillet & Jean-Philippe R. M�decin, 2010. "Extreme Volatilities, Financial Crises and L-moment Estimations of Tail-indexes," Working Papers 2010_10, Department of Economics, University of Venice "Ca' Foscari".
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