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Log-concavity and monotonicity of hazard and reversed hazard functions of univariate and multivariate skew-normal distributions

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  • Ramesh Gupta

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  • Ramesh Gupta & N. Balakrishnan, 2012. "Log-concavity and monotonicity of hazard and reversed hazard functions of univariate and multivariate skew-normal distributions," Metrika: International Journal for Theoretical and Applied Statistics, Springer, vol. 75(2), pages 181-191, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:metrik:v:75:y:2012:i:2:p:181-191
    DOI: 10.1007/s00184-010-0321-9
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    2. Ramesh C. Gupta & Barry C. Arnold, 2016. "Preservation of failure rate function shape in weighted distributions," AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis, Springer;German Statistical Society, vol. 100(1), pages 1-20, January.
    3. Kampkötter, Patrick & Sliwka, Dirk, 2014. "Wage premia for newly hired employees," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(C), pages 45-60.

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