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ROBSTAT: Stata module to compute robust univariate statistics


  • Ben Jann

    () (University of Bern)

  • Vincenzo Verardi

    () (University of Namur)

  • Catherine Vermandele

    (Universite Libre de Bruxelles)


robstat estimates various classic and robust measures of location, scale, skewness, and kurtosis, and, optionally, performs robust tests for normality. For methodological details see Jann, Verardi and Vermandele (Stata Press, forthcoming).

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  • Ben Jann & Vincenzo Verardi & Catherine Vermandele, 2018. "ROBSTAT: Stata module to compute robust univariate statistics," Statistical Software Components S458524, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 10 Mar 2019.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s458524
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    robust; univariate; location; scale; kurtosis; normality;


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