# Department of Statistics, University of Bologna

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### 2016, Volume 76, Issue 1

**3-26 Reliability Estimation for poisson-exponential model under Progressive type-II censoring data with binomial removal data***by*Manoj Kumar & Sanjay Kumar Singh & Umesh Singh**27-40 A semi-parametric regression model for analysis of middle censored lifetime data***by*S. Rao Jammalamadaka & Sundaresan Nair Prasad & Paduthol Godan Sankaran**41-56 Extended New Generalized Lindley Distribution***by*D. S. Shibu & M. R. Irshad**57-82 Shrinkage Estimators of the Reliability Characteristics of a Family of Lifetime Distributions***by*Ajit Chaturvedi & Shruti Nandchahal**83-91 On a Generalisation of Uniform Distribution and its Properties***by*K. Jayakumar & Kothamangalth Krishnan Sankaran

### 2015, Volume 75, Issue 4

**345-360 Considerations on probability: from games of chance to modern science***by*Paola Monari**361-377 On modified skew logistic regression model and its applications***by*C. Satheesh Kumar & L. Manju**379-389 Exponential chain dual to ratio and regression type estimators of population mean in two-phase sampling***by*Garib Nath Singh & Mohd Khalid**391-403 Some Properties of Gamma Generated Distributions***by*Manisha Pal & Montip Tiensuwan**405-416 Use of Double Sampling Scheme in Estimating the Mean of Stratified Population under Non-response***by*Manoj Kumar Chaudhary & Amit Kumar

### 2015, Volume 75, Issue 3

**247-263 On some descriptive and predictive methods for the dynamics of cancer growth***by*Iulian T. Vlad & Jorge Mateu & Elvira Romano**265-273 An adaptation of COBWEB for symbolic data case***by*Marcin Pelka**275-290 Characterizations of a family of bivariate Pareto distributions***by*P. G. Sankaran & N. Unnikrishnan Nair & Preethi John**291-312 On a Less Cumbersome Method of Estimation of Parameters of Type III Generalized Logistic Distribution by Order Statistics***by*Poruthiyudian Yageen Thomas & R. R. Priya**313-330 On Generalized Upper(k)Record Values From Weibull Distribution***by*Jerin Paul & Poruthiyudian Yageen Thomas**331-342 Double Lomax Distribution and its Applications***by*Punathumparambath Bindu & Kulathinal Sangita

### 2015, Volume 75, Issue 2

**135-151 Considerations on a posteriori probability***by*Corrado Gini**153-163 Rereading Bernoulli***by*Corrado Gini**165-194 On the logical bases and gnosiological importance of the statistical method***by*Corrado Gini**195-212 The Inductive Applications of Probability Calculus***by*Corrado Gini**213-226 Exploring the Variations of the Sex Ratio at Birth from an Historical Perspective***by*Francesco Scalone & Rosella Rettaroli**227-244 The Long Goodbye: Wealth Concentration in Italy 2002-2012***by*Ignazio Drudi & Giorgio Tassinari

### 2015, Volume 75, Issue 1

**5-17 Latent class recapture models with flexible behavioural response***by*Alessio Farcomeni**19-35 Regression analysis with linked data: problems and possible solutions***by*Andrea Tancredi & Brunero Liseo**37-55 Empirical Bayes Conditional Density Estimation***by*Catia Scricciolo**57-72 Small area estimation with covariates perturbed for disclosure limitation***by*Silvia Polettini & Serena Arima**73-83 Bayesian hierarchical models for misaligned data: a simulation study***by*Giulia Roli & Meri Raggi**85-100 Some results on non-central beta distributions***by*Andrea Ongaro & Carlo Orsi**101-110 Age-specific probability of childbirth. Smoothing via bayesian nonparametric mixture of rounded kernels***by*Antonio Canale & Bruno Scarpa**111-127 Approximate Bayesian Computation for Copula Estimation***by*Clara Grazian & Brunero Liseo

### 2014, Volume 74, Issue 4

**367-381 A Matrix-Variate Regression Model with Canonical States: An Application to Elderly Danish Twins***by*Laura Anderlucci & Angela Montanari & Cinzia Viroli**383-402 Some Results on a Generalized Residual Entropy based on Order Statistics***by*Suchandan Kayal**403-416 Modelling prevention strategies in public health***by*Giuseppe Schinaia & Valentino Parisi**417-430 One Parameter Family of Estimators of Population Mean in Two-Occasion Successive Sampling***by*Garib Nath Singh & Alok Kumar Singh**431-446 Characterization of Bivariate Distributions Using Concomitants of Generalized (k) Record Values***by*Poruthiyudian Yageen Thomas & Philip Anne & Thankachan Geetha Veena**447-453 A note on the bootstrap method for testing the existence of finite moments***by*Igor Fedotenkov**455-466 Sampling properties of the directional mobility index and the income of Italian families***by*Camilla Ferretti

### 2014, Volume 74, Issue 3

**233-246 Overview of NonParametric Combination-based permutation tests for Multivariate multi-sample problems***by*Rosa Arboretti Giancristofaro & Chiara Brombin**247-265 Replication Variance Estimation under Two-phase Sampling in the Presence of Non-response***by*Muqaddas Javed & Zahoor Ahmad & Muhammad Hanif**267-293 Italian Manufacturing and Service Firms Labor Productivity: a Longitudinal Quantile Regression Analysis***by*Margherita Velucchi & Alessandro Viviani & Alessandro Zeli**295-313 Some Efficient Estimation Procedures under Non-Response in Two-Occasion Successive Sampling***by*Garib Nath Singh & Mukti Khetan & Shweta Maurya**315-334 Modeling lifetime data with multiple causes using cause specific reversed hazard rates***by*Paduthol Godan Sankaran & Anjana Sukumaran**335-349 Estimation of the location parameter of distributions with known coefficient of variation by record values***by*N. K. Sajeevkumar & M. R. Irshad**351-364 Complications risk assessment for esophageal stent positioning***by*Lorenzo Fuccio & Michele Scagliarini & Giorgio Battaglia

### 2014, Volume 74, Issue 2

**131-140 The Swallow-tail Plot: a Simple Graph for Visualizing Bivariate Data***by*Maria Adele Milioli & Sergio Zani**141-154 Two Phase Analysis of Ski Schools Customer Satisfaction: Multivariate Ranking and Cub Models***by*Rosa Arboretti & Paolo Bordignon & Eleonora Carrozzo**155-172 Characterizations of some bivariate models using reciprocal coordinate subtangents***by*S. M. Sunoj & Sreejith Thoppil Bhargavan & Jorge Navarro**173-182 Post-stratification based on a choice of a randomization device***by*Sarjinder Singh & Stephen A. Sedory & Housila P. Singh & Raghunath Arnab**183-198 A three parameter hyper-Poisson distribution and some of its properties***by*C. Satheesh Kumar & B. Unnikrishnan Nair**199-215 A family of bivariate Pareto distributions***by*P. G. Sankaran & N. Unnikrishnan Nair & Preethi John

### 2014, Volume 74, Issue 1

**3-22 Testing normality of latent variables in the polychoric correlation***by*Carlos Almeida & Michel Mouchart**23-40 Multivariate normal-Laplace distribution and processes***by*Kanichukattu Korakutty Jose & Manu Mariam Thomas**41-60 On a Test of Hypothesis to Verify the Operating Risk Due to Accountancy Errors***by*Paola Maddalena Chiodini & Silvia Facchinetti**61-79 A stratified Mangat and Singh’s optional randomized response model using proportional and optimal allocation***by*Housila P. Singh & Tanveer A. Tarray**81-94 On concurvity in nonlinear and nonparametric regression models***by*Sonia Amodio & Massimo Aria Aria & Antonio D’Ambrosio**95-112 Estimation of finite population variance using auxiliary information in sample surveys***by*Housila P. Singh & Alok K. Singh & Ramkrishna S. Solanki**113-123 Confluent gamma density in modelling tsunami interevent times***by*Naiju M. Thomas

### 2013, Volume 73, Issue 4

**407-421 Measuring and testing the interview mode effect in mixed mode surveys***by*Furio Camillo & Ida D’Attoma**423-436 Bivariate discrete Linnik distribution***by*Davis Antony & K. Jayakumar**437-461 An improved estimation of parameters of Morgenstern type bivariate logistic distribution using ranked set sampling***by*Housila P. Singh & Vishal Mehta**463-475 Models of text mining to measure improvements to doctoral courses suggested by “STELLA” phd survey respondents***by*Pasquale Pavone & Maria Francesca Romano**477-492 On zero - inflated logarithmic series distribution and its modification***by*C. Satheesh Kumar & A. Riyaz Riyaz**493-503 An alternative randomized response model using two deck of cards: a rejoinder***by*Raghunath Arnab & Sarjinder Singh

### 2013, Volume 73, Issue 3

**289-301 A design-based approximation to the Bayes Information Criterion in finite population sampling***by*Enrico Fabrizi & Parthasarathi Lahiri**303-316 Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green***by*Taras Bodnar & Arjun K. Gupta**317-339 Analysis of queueing system with discrete autoregressive arrivals having DML as marginal distribution***by*Bindu Abraham & Kanichukattu Korakutty Jose**341-352 Investments in renewable energy sources: the relationship with nuclear power consumptions***by*Antonio Angelo Romano & Giuseppe Scandurra**353-361 Improved class of estimators of finite population mean using sampling fraction and information on two auxiliary variables in sample surveys***by*Housila P. Singh & Anjana Rathour & Ramkrishna S. Solanki**363-377 Bayesian sequential analysis of clinical trials feedback***by*Hayet Merabet**379-402 An alternative to Kim and Warde’s mixed randomized response technique***by*Housila P. Singh & Tanveer A. Tarray

### 2013, Volume 73, Issue 2

**143-163 Comparing weighting systems in the measurement of subjective well-being***by*Giovanni Angelini & Cristina Bernini & Andrea Guizzardi**165-176 The lack of memory property in the density form***by*Rishideep Roy & Dilip Roy**177-199 Improving Efficiency of Model Based Estimation in Longitudinal Surveys Through the Use of Historical Data***by*Roberto Gismondi**201-219 Least Orthogonal Distance Estimator and Total Least Square for Simultaneous Equation Models***by*Alessia Naccarato & Davide Zurlo & Luciano Pieraccini**221-234 A chain ratio exponential type estimator in two-phase sampling using auxiliary information***by*Rohini Yadav & Lakshmi N. Upadhyaya & Housila P. Singh & S. Chatterjee**235-251 Three phase stratified sampling with ratio method of estimation***by*Bijoy Kumar Pradhan**253-265 Recurrence relations for higher moments of order statistics from doubly truncated Burr distribution***by*Narinder Pushkarna & Jagish Saran & Rashmi Tiwari**267-287 A Narrower Perspective? From a Global to a Developed-Countries Gender Gap Index: a Gender Statistics Excercise***by*Silvia Caligaris & Fulvia Mecatti & Franca Crippa

### 2013, Volume 73, Issue 1

**3-3 Preface***by*Daniela Cocchi**5-21 Official Environmental Statistical Information in Italy***by*Daniela Cocchi & Marco Alfò**23-37 Assessing, valuing and protecting our environment- is there a statistical challenge to be answered?***by*E. Marian Scott & J. Campbell Gemmell**39-53 Spatial Growth Regressions for the convergence analysis of renewable energy consumption in Europe***by*Lara Fontanella & Luigi Ippoliti & Annalina Sarra & Pasquale Valentini**55-68 Quantification of annual wildfire risk; A spatio-temporal point process approach***by*Paula Pereira & Kamil Feridun Turkman & Maria Antónia Amaral Turkman & José M.C. Pereira**69-85 Assessing biodiversity profile through FDA***by*Tonio Di Battista & Francesca Fortuna**87-101 Spatio-temporal modelling of zero-inflated deep-sea shrimp data by Tweedie generalized additive***by*Simona Arcuti & Crescenza Calculli & Alessio Pollice & Gianfranco D’Onghia**103-122 Can a regional climate model reproduce observed extreme temperatures?***by*Peter F. Craigmile & Peter eter Guttorp**123-138 Spatio-temporal analysis of the avalanche hazard in the North of Italy***by*Orietta Nicolis & Renato Assunção

### 2012, Volume 72, Issue 4

**375-393 Some recent developments in the design of adaptive clinical trials***by*Alessandro Baldi Antognini & Alessandra Giovagnoli & Maroussa Zagoraiou**395-404 On intervened negative binomial distribution and some of its properties***by*C. Satheesh Kumar & S. Sreejakumari S. Sreejakumari**405-413 On the confidence intervals of parametric functions for Distributions Generated by Symmetric Stable Laws***by*Davood Farbod & Karen V. Gasparian**415-429 An improvement over regression method of estimation***by*Housila P. Singh Singh & Anjana Rathour & Ramkrishna S. Solanki**431-448 Spectral density estimation for symmetric stable p-adic processes***by*Rachid Sabre**449-480 Estimation of population ratio, product, and mean using multiauxiliary information with random nonresponse***by*Housila P. Singh & Prem Chandra & Inderjit Singh Grewal & Sarjinder Singh

### 2012, Volume 72, Issue 3

**255-269 Neural modelling of ranking data with an application to stated preference data***by*Catherine Krier & Michel Mouchart & Abderrahim Oulhaj**271-286 Italian contributions on some recent research topics in cluster analysis***by*Daniela Giovanna Calò**287-297 A ratio-cum-product estimator of population mean in stratified random sampling using two auxiliary variables***by*Rjesh Tailor & Sunil Chouhan & Ritesh Tailor & Neha Garg**299-316 A spatial econometric approach to EU regional disparities between economic and geographical periphery***by*Cristina Brasili & Francesca Bruno & Annachiara Saguatti**317-336 A product autoregressive model with log-Laplace marginal distribution***by*K. K. Jose K. K. & Manu Mariam Thomas**337-356 Who benefits from outsourcing? A study of one italian region’s small firms***by*Ignazio Drudi & Silvia Pacei**357-369 An alternative hyper-Poisson distribution***by*C. Satheesh Kumar & B. Unnikrishnan Nair B. Unnikrishnan Nair

### 2012, Volume 72, Issue 2

**131-143 1861-1981: Statistics teaching in Italian universities***by*Donata Marasini**145-162 On the Weibull Record Statistics and Associated Inferences***by*Mahdi Teimouri & Arjun K. Gupta**163-172 Residual diagnostics for interpreting CUB models***by*Francesca Di Iorio & Maria Iannario**173-193 An Empirical Analysis of Women’s Working Time, and an Estimation of Female Labour Supply in Italy***by*Maria Gabriella Campolo & Antonio Di Pino**195-209 Integer valued autoregressive processes with generalized discrete Mittag-Leffler marginals***by*K. K. Jose & K. D. Mariyamma**211-233 The impact of territorial factors on the total non-response error in the European Union Survey on Income and Living Condition (EU-SILC)***by*Rosalia Castellano & Gennaro Punzo**235-249 The multivariate asymmetric slash Laplace distribution and its applications***by*Bindu Punathumparambath

### 2012, Volume 72, Issue 1

**3-22 Realistic utility versus game utility: a proposal for dealing with the spread of uncertain prospects***by*Benito Vittorio Frosini**23-36 On bounds of some dynamic information divergence measures***by*S. M. Sunoj & M. N. Linu**37-61 A statistical procedure for testing financial contagion***by*Attilio Gardini & Luca De Angelis**63-80 Simulation of Clinical Trias: A Review with Emphasis on the Design Issues***by*Alessandra Giovagnoli & Maroussa Zagoraiou**80-92 A continuous version of the negative binomial distribution***by*Nimai Kumar Chandra & Dilip Roy**93-109 Inconsistencies in reported employment characteristics among employed stayers***by*Francesca Bassi & Alessandra Padoan & Ugo Trivellato**111-126 Estimation of Finite Population Mean in Two - Phase Sampling With Known Coefficient of Variation of an Auxiliary Character***by*Housila P. Singh & Ritesh Tailor & Rajesh Tailor

### 2011, Volume 71, Issue 4

**411-420 The most efficient linear combination of the Sign and the Maesono tests for p-normal distributions***by*Giuseppe Burgio & Stefano Patrì**421-435 Bayesian analysis for the Burr type XII distribution based on record values***by*Mustafa Nadar & Alexandros Papadopoulos**437-452 Improving the estimation of multiple correlated dietary effects on colon-rectum cancer in multicentric studies: a hierarchical Bayesian approach***by*Giulia Roli & Paola Monari**453-467 Marshall-Olkin Generalized Asymmetric Laplace distributions and processes***by*E. Krishna & K. K. Jose**469-488 A method of moments to estimate bivariate survival functions: the copula approach***by*Silvia Angela Osmetti & Paola Maddalena Chiodini**489-499 Modified intervened Poisson distribution***by*C. Satheesh Kumar & D. S. Shibu**501-514 A count model based on Mittag-Leffler interarrival times***by*Kanichukattu K. Jose & Bindu Abraham

### 2011, Volume 71, Issue 3

**307-327 Effects of the two-component measurement error model on X control charts***by*Daniela Cocchi & Michele Scagliarini**329-344 Time series outlier detection: a new non parametric methodology (washer)***by*Andrea Venturini**345-353 A new family of skewed slash distributions generated by the normal kernel***by*Bindu Punathumparambath**355-365 Record values from a family of J-shaped distributions***by*Ahmad A. Zghoul**367-380 Measure of departure from marginal point-symmetry for two-way contingency tables***by*Kouji Yamamoto & Kouji Tahata & Motoko Suzuki & Sadao Tomizawa**381-390 An alternative randomized response model using two decks of cards***by*Sally Abdelfatah & Reda Mazloum & Sarjinder Singh**391-406 A comparison of nonparametric estimators of survival under left-truncation and right-censoring motivated by a case study***by*Mauro Gasparini & Martina Gandini

### 2011, Volume 71, Issue 2

**167-187 Fifteen years of labour market regulations and policies in Italy: what have we learned from their evaluation?***by*Ugo Trivellato**189-211 Statistical sources statistical system in the information society***by*Carlo Filippucci**213-238 Determinants of the Italian labor productivity: a quantile regression approach***by*Margherita Velucchi & Alessandro Viviani**239-266 Measuring multidimensional inequality and well-being: methods and an empirical application to Italian regions***by*David Aristei & Bruno Bracalente**267-294 Modelling comovements of economic time series: a selective survey***by*Marco Centoni & Gianluca Cubadda**295-303 The effect of liking on the memorial response to advertising: the case of small cars***by*Sergio Brasini & Marzia Freo & Giorgio Tassinari

### 2011, Volume 71, Issue 1

**9-22 The evolution of demographic studies. An overview from the ‘80s: from a macro descriptive perspective to dynamic analysis of biographies***by*Rossella Rettaroli**23-49 Age and cause mortality structure in the Italian regions at the beginnings of the health transition: a research project***by*Lorenzo Del Panta & Lucia Pozzi**51-69 Period and color effects on elderly mortality: a new relational model for smoothing mortality surface***by*Elisabetta Barbi & Carlo G. Gamba**71-93 Convergence process in developing countries’ populations and the role of family planning commitments***by*Patrizia Farina & Livia Elisa Ortensi**95-112 Are first impressions lasting? Some consequences of schooling delay for immigrants’ descendants in Italy***by*Eleonora Mussino & Salvatore Strozza**113-124 A spatio-temporal analysis of migration rates in the Emilia-Romagna Region***by*Angelina Mazzocchetti & Fedele Greco**125-148 Trends in labor market participation and fertility behavior: a first look to the Italian experience in recent years***by*Aurora Angeli & Nicola Bailo & Alberto Cazzola & Lucia Pasquini

### 2010, Volume 70, Issue 4

**411-432 Inferrig Causal Relations by Modelling Structure***by*Michel Mouchart & Federica Russo & Guillaume Wunsch**433-457 Time Series Modelling and Decomposition***by*Estela Bee Dagum**459-480 The Autoregressive metric for comparing time series models***by*Domenico Piccolo**481-509 The permutation testing approach: a review***by*Fortunato Pesarin & Luigi Salmaso**511-527 Considering group in the satistical modelig of spatio-temporal data***by*Daniela Cocchi & Francesca Bruno

### 2010, Volume 70, Issue 3

**234-262 Statistics in the biomedical research and clinical strategy***by*Italo Scardovi**263-265 Some notes on biostatistics***by*Antonio Parmeggiani**267-272 Biostatistics now***by*Paola Monari**273-291 A quantile regression approach for modelling a health-related quality of life measure***by*Giulia Cavrini**293-309 Determinants of further survival in centenarians from the province of Mantova***by*Paola Gueresi & Rossella Miglio**311-322 Some issues concerning the statistical evaluation of a screening test: the arfi ultrasound case***by*Massimo Attanasio & Marco Enea & Leonardo Rizzo**323-341 Modeling the relationship between perceived neighbourhood characteristics and adult hospitalization frequencies from a cross-sectional study***by*Pierantonio Bellini & Daniela Lo Castro & Francesco Pauli**343-352 Material deprivation as marker of health needs***by*Laura Grisotto & Dolores Catelan & Gabriele Accetta & Annibale Biggeri**354-362 Introductive remarks on casual inference***by*Silvana A. Romio & Rino Bellocco & Giovanni Corrao**363-369 What doesn't work with phase IV studies? A real experience from an ethics committee***by*F. Grigoletto & A.C. Frigo

### 2010, Volume 70, Issue 2

**115-136 Tests and asymptotic normality for mixed bivariate measure***by*Rachid Sabre**137-152 Prediction intervals for characteristics of future normal sample under moving ranked set sampling***by*Mohammad Al-Rawwash & Moh'd Alodat & Khaled Aludaat & Nidal Alodat**153-170 A simplified procedure of linear regression in a preliminary analysis***by*Silvia Facchinetti & Umberto Magagnoli**171-190 Male-female discrimination: an analysis of gender gap and its determinants***by*Claudio Quintano & Rosalia Castellano & Antonella Rocca**191-208 Individual and school variables effects on science learning: a multilevel analysis of PISA 2006 data in Alto-Adige***by*Angela Martini & Roberto Ricci**209-227 Distributions of products involving the type ii Bessel function random variable***by*Mridula Garg & Jaya Agrawal & Saralees Nadarajah

### 2010, Volume 70, Issue 1

**3-22 Intra-distribution dynamics of regional per-capita income in Europe: evidence from alternative conditional density estimators***by*Roberto Basile**23-39 Improving robust ratio estimation in longitudinal surveys with outlier observations***by*Roberto Gismondi**41-51 Probability distribution relationships***by*Yousry Abdelkader & Zainab Al-Marzouq**53-72 Which economic analysis is really enabled by district maps in Italy?***by*Marzia Freo**73-81 Proposed optimal orthogonal new additive model (POONAM)***by*Sarjinder Singh**83-94 Note on conditional mode estimation for functional dependent data***by*Sophie Dabo-Niang & Ali Laksaci**95-111 Some properties of a generalized type-1 Dirichlet distribution***by*E.V. Mayamol

### 2009, Volume 69, Issue 4

**243-267 Elderly mortality in italian regions at the beginning of the health transition (1881-1921)***by*Lorenzo Del Panta & Daniela Giovanna Calò & Laura M.B. Belotti**269-284 A comparison of adjusted bayes estimators of an ensemble of small area parameters***by*Enrico Fabrizi**286-298 On comparing the prediction variances of some central composite designs in spherical regions: a review***by*Polycarp E. Chigbu & Eugene C. Ukaegbu & Julius C. Nwanya**299-310 Ratio-cum-product type exponential estimator***by*Housila P. Singh & L.N. Upadhyaya & Rajesh Tailor**311-316 Some properties of kemp family of distributions***by*C. Satheesh Kumar**317-341 Statistical methods for exploratory multidimensional data analysis on time use***by*Mary Fraire

### 2009, Volume 69, Issue 2

**117-127 Rereading Darwin. Notes for a critical history of indeterminism***by*Italo Scardovi**129-141 R.A. Fisher. The relevance of the genetical theory of natural selection***by*Monari**143-157 The mathematical structure of the genetic code: a tool for inquiring on the origin of life***by*Diego Luis Gonzalez & Simone Giannerini & Rodolfo Rosa**159-186 Functional modelling of microarray time series with covariate curves***by*Maurice Berk & Giovanni Montana**187-200 Identifying modularity structure of a genetic network in gene expression profile data***by*Luigi Augugliaro & Angelo Mineo**201-224 Evolutionary computation methods and their applications in statistics***by*Francesco Battaglia**225-234 Statistical methods in phylogenetic and evolutionary inferences***by*Luigi Bertolotti & Mario Giacobini

### 2009, Volume 69, Issue 1

**1-14 The uniformly most powerful invariant test for two models of detection function in point transect sampling***by*Riccardo Borgoni & Piero Quatto**15-26 Evaluating Sensitivity and Specificity of three Diagnostic Tests when the Gold Standard is Unavailable, with Application to the Cattle Q Fever Case Study***by*Dario Basso & Katia Capello & Livio Corain & salmaso@gest.unipd.it**27-47 On the estimation of ratio and product of two population means using supplementary information in presence of measurement errors***by*Housila P. SINGH & Namrata Karpe**49-57 A consistent test for exponentiality based on the empirical moment process***by*Simos G. Meintanis**59-71 Linear combination of estimators in probability proportional to sizes sampling to estimate the population mean and its robustness to optimum value***by*Satish Kumar Agarwal & Mariam Al Mannai**73-88 Nonparametric estimation in random sum models***by*Hassan S. Bakouch & Thomas A. Severini**89-111 Evolution of survival at old ages during the 20th century in Emilia Romagna***by*Rosella Rettaroli & Giulia Roli & Alessandra Samoggia

### 2008, Volume 68, Issue 3

**239-254 Gini S Ideas: New Perspectives For Modern Multivariate Statistical Analysis***by*Angela Montanari & Paola Monari**255-279 Graduates Job Mobility: A Longitudinal Analysis***by*Silvia Bacci & Bruno Chiandotto & Angelo Di Francia & silvia.ghiselli@almalaurea.it**281-301 Edgeworth And Cornish Fisher Expansions And Confidence Intervals For The Distribution, Density And Quantiles Of Kernel Density Estimates***by*Christopher Withers & Saralees Nadarajah**303-319 The Multidimensional Measurement Of Poverty: A Fuzzy Set Approach***by*Michele Costa & Luca De Angelis**321-326 Asymptotic properties of maximum likelihood estimator for some discrete distributions generated by Cauchy stable law***by*Davood Farbod & Karen V. Gasparian**327-347 A Bivariate Car Model For Improving The Estimation Of Relative Risks***by*Fedele Greco & Carlo Trivisano**349-364 Least Orthogonal Distance Estimator of structural parameters in simultaneous equation models***by*Luciano Pieraccini & Alessia Naccarato**365-374 Recurrence Relations For Inverse And Ratio Moments Of Generalized Order Statistics From Doubly Truncated Generalized Exponential Distribution***by*Eldesoky Afify**375-390 Distribution Of The Lr Criterion As A Marginal Distribution Of A Generalized Dirichlet Model***by*Seemon Thomas & Alex Thannippara**391-410 Timing And Holidays Duration For People Residing In The Province Of Bologna***by*Alberto Cazzola & Roberto Impicciatore**411-433 Duals To Mohanty And Sahoo’S Estimators***by*Housila P. Singh & Ritesh Tailor & Rajesh Tailor