A Correction for an Underdispersed Event Count Probability Distribution

Citation:

Rainer Winkelmann, Curtis Signorino, and Gary King. 1995. “A Correction for an Underdispersed Event Count Probability Distribution.” Political Analysis, Pp. 215–228. Copy at http://j.mp/2oTF5ja
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A Correction for an Underdispersed Event Count Probability Distribution

Abstract:

We demonstrate that the expected value and variance commonly given for a well-known probability distribution are incorrect. We also provide corrected versions and report changes in a computer program to account for the known practical uses of this distribution.
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