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a method for estimating parameters by repeatedly drawing random samples, with replacement, from the collected observations.
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distribution is then used to estimate characteristics (e.
In addition, A BILLION BOOTSTRAPS
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Van Auken observed a "serious gap in the literature" (in apparent concurrence with the authors of this paper) and stated that "research on the use of bootstrap
financing is limited" (Van Auken, 2005, p.
A Poverty of Imagination: Bootstrap
Capitalism, Sequel to Welfare Reform By David Stoesz University of Wisconsin.
Have you ever tried lifting yourself by your own bootstraps
- or shoelaces?