A robust modification of the Jarque-Bera test of normality
Yulia R. Gel and
Joseph L. Gastwirth
Economics Letters, 2008, vol. 99, issue 1, 30-32
We propose a new robust Jarque-Bera (RJB) test utilizing a robust measure of variance. The RJB statistic is asymptotically [chi]22-distributed and has equal or higher power than the JB test for several common alternatives to normality.
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