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A Geometric Analysis of When Fixed Weighting Schemes Will Outperform Ordinary Least Squares

  • Clintin Davis-Stober


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    Volume (Year): 76 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 4 (October)
    Pages: 650-669

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:psycho:v:76:y:2011:i:4:p:650-669
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