Partial stochastic dominance for the multivariate Gaussian distribution

Turner, Amanda and Whitehead, John (2015) Partial stochastic dominance for the multivariate Gaussian distribution. Statistics and Probability Letters, 103. pp. 80-85. ISSN 0167-7152

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We establish a partial stochastic dominance result for the maximum of a multivariate Gaussian random vector with positive intraclass correlation coefficient and negative expectation. Specifically, we show that the distribution function intersects that of a standard Gaussian exactly once.

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Statistics and Probability Letters
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