Proving Prediction Prudence

  title={Proving Prediction Prudence},
  author={Dirk Tasche},
  journal={Risk Management eJournal},
  • D. Tasche
  • Published 2020
  • Economics, Mathematics
  • Risk Management eJournal
We study how to perform tests on samples of pairs of observations and predictions in order to assess whether or not the predictions are prudent. Prudence requires that that the mean of the difference of the observation-prediction pairs can be shown to be significantly negative. For safe conclusions, we suggest testing both unweighted (or equally weighted) and weighted means and explicitly taking into account the randomness of individual pairs. The test methods presented are mainly specified as… Expand


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