Improved chi-squared tests for a composite hypothesis
The Bartlett-type adjustment is a higher-order asymptotic method for improving the chi-squared approximation to the null distributions of various test statistics. Though three influential papers were published in 1991—Chandra and Mukerjee (1991) , Cordeiro and Ferrari (1991)  and Taniguchi (1991)  in alphabetical order, the only CF-approach has been frequently applied in the literature during the last two decades, provided that asymptotic expansion for the null distribution of a given test statistic is available. Revisiting the CM/T-approaches developed in the absence of a nuisance parameter, this paper suggests general adjustments for a class of test statistics that includes, in particular, the likelihood ratio, Rao’s and Wald’s test statistics in the presence of a nuisance parameter.
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Volume (Year): 107 (2012)
Issue (Month): C ()
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