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On the minimum correlation between symmetrically distributed random variables

Steffen Hoernig ()

FEUNL Working Paper Series from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Economia

Abstract: We show that families of symmetrically distributed Bernoulli random variables have a maximal negative correlation that almost always is strictly above the general lower limit. JEL codes: C10, C61

Keywords: Bernoulli random variables; correlation coefficient (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 8 pages
Date: 2018
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