Assessment and evaluation of subjective probability distributions

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Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics; Norstedt (distr.) , Stockholm
Distribution (Probability theory), Bayesian statistical decision th
Statementby Carl-Axel S. Staël von Holstein.
LC ClassificationsQA273.6 .S68
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Assessment and evaluation of subjective probability distributions. Stockholm, Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics; Norstedt (distr.), (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Carl-Axel S Staël von Holstein. Assessment and evaluation of subjective probability distributions, Paperback – January 1, by Carl-Axel S Stael von Holstein (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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The alternative is to assemble data and count frequencies of previous events, or some more sophisticated statistical method to come to a probability as a number between 0 and 1.