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Generation of Random Variates


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generates random variates from over 870 univariate distributions

egb2_pdf(x, m, phi, p, q)
% egb2_pdf.m - evaluates an Exponential Generalized Beta 2 Probability Density.
%   See "Some Flexible Parametric Models for Partially Adaptive Estimators
%   of Econometric Models", C.B. Hansen et al., 11 Oct., 2005.
%   Vector Form of PDF!!!
%  Created by Jim Huntley,  04/06/09

function [pdf] = egb2_pdf(x, m, phi, p, q)

%persistent bpq

    bpq = beta(p,q);

arg = (x - m) ./ phi;
pdf = exp(p.*arg) ./ (phi.*bpq.*(1+exp(arg)).^(p+q));


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