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Issue LXVII - N. 3 (2009)
 
 
RICHARD A. GROENEVELD - GLEN MEEDEN
An improved skewness measure
SUMMARY
Skewness is an important property of a population. Although many measures have been proposed there is no consensus on what should be used in practice. We propose a new measure which is appropriate when the direction of the skewness is known a priori. It is simple to interpret and easy to estimate.
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