Selection of the optimal Box-Cox transformation parameter for modelling and forecasting age-specific fertility

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Shang, Han Lin;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s12546-014-9138-0
  • Subject: Statistics - Applications | 91D20 | G.3
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations | social sciences

The Box-Cox transformation can sometimes yield noticeable improvements in model simplicity, variance homogeneity and precision of estimation, such as in modelling and forecasting age-specific fertility. Despite its importance, there have been few studies focusing on the... View more
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