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bimodal distribution

Edited by John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles

in A Dictionary of Economics

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199696321
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191759130
bimodal distribution

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A distribution with two distinct peaks and a dip between them. An example is the empirical distribution of human death rates, which are higher in infancy and in old age than in the years between....

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Subjects: Economics

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