Approximate distribution involving a log. Still an easy CLT application?

Fix . Suppose has distribution . Set . What is an asymptotic distribution for...

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Nov 19th 2011, 11:45 PM

CaptainBlack

Re: Approximate distribution involving a log. Still an easy CLT application?

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Originally Posted by subfallen

Fix . Suppose has distribution . Set . What is an asymptotic distribution for...

...?

I would put: , where

Then expand the as a power series in and proceed from there (you will end up ignoring all but the first term in , or all but the first two terms if you want to estimate the bias correction).

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I include this as I will eventually lose my notes: