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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
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A Note on the Delta Method
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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.

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