Power Laws Distributions in Objective Priors

  title={Power Laws Distributions in Objective Priors},
  author={Pedro Luiz Ramos and Francisco Aparecido Rodrigues and Eduardo Ramos and Dipak K. Dey and Francisco Louzada},
  journal={Statistica Sinica},
The use of objective prior in Bayesian applications has become a common practice to analyze data without subjective information. Formal rules usually obtain these priors distributions, and the data provide the dominant information in the posterior distribution. However, these priors are typically improper and may lead to improper posterior. Here, we show, for a general family of distributions, that the obtained objective priors for the parameters either follow a power-law distribution or has an… 

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