point estimates


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point estimates

[′pȯint ‚es·tə·məts]
(statistics)
Estimates which produce a single value of the population.
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First, in comparing column (1) and (2) we can see that the point estimates do show some difference in the strength of the relationship between research spending and the quantity of knowledge produced by university control type.
Major Finding: The point estimates for the rate of new T2 lesion accrual per day in MS were higher in the spring (0.024) and summer (0.030) than in the fall (0.010) or winter (0.016).
When Does the MKF Change Simple Current-Year (2004) Point Estimates Substantially, in Addition to Improving Their Accuracy?
The fourth column of Table 3 presents this estimation, which uses the point estimates of the decade dummy variables for the RFR variable, with the state variables omitted to conserve space.
Since 1988, I have applied the theory in practice, and I have found that providing only a range and not a point estimate as a conclusion often leaves a client short.
For the whole year fisheries (Table 5), the point estimates of the output elasticity of fixed factors ([Alpha.sub.K]) for the 1968 and the combined 1968 and 1971 regressions are significant, while the other two are insignificant.
The agency also affirmed the company's senior secured bank credit facility rating and senior unsecured notes rating, revising the LGD point estimates, at Baa1 (LGD 1, 8% from 7%) and Ba1 (LGD 4, 59% from 63%), respectively.
Although the general pattern of effects is similar across identification schemes, the magnitudes of the point estimates differ across schemes.
Further, thymological understanding influences the selection of point estimates within ranges of observable actions.
The point estimates reported in Table III are functions of estimated coefficients.
The point estimates were similar with those from the original analyses, but some confidence intervals became wider (Table 1).
The six reporting matrices discussed are: (1) observed scores on a particular administrable test form; (2) true scores on a particular administrable test form; (3) observed scores on a particular synthetic test form; (4) true scores on a particular synthetic test form; (5) point estimates on a latent variable scale; and (6) latent variable scales themselves.