An alternative measure of positive correlation Articles uri icon

publication date

  • May 2019

start page

  • 642

end page

  • 645

issue

  • 4

volume

  • 50

international standard serial number (ISSN)

  • 0020-739X

abstract

  • A correlation coefficient taking positive values is introduced. It is more easily understood than other correlation measures especially in social science contexts. Estimation issues are addressed. A data application is given.

keywords

  • complete dependence; confidence interval; independence