Access

You are not currently logged in.

Access JSTOR through your library or other institution:

login

Log in through your institution.

Journal Article

A Note on the Delta Method

Gary W. Oehlert
The American Statistician
Vol. 46, No. 1 (Feb., 1992), pp. 27-29
DOI: 10.2307/2684406
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2684406
Page Count: 3
Were these topics helpful?
See somethings inaccurate? Let us know!

Select the topics that are inaccurate.

Cancel
  • Download ($14.00)
  • Add to My Lists
  • Cite this Item
A Note on the Delta Method
Preview not available

Abstract

The delta method is an intuitive technique for approximating the moments of functions of random variables. This note reviews the delta method and conditions under which delta-method approximate moments are accurate.

Page Thumbnails

  • Thumbnail: Page 
27
    27
  • Thumbnail: Page 
28
    28
  • Thumbnail: Page 
29
    29