beta error

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er·ror of the sec·ond kind

in a Neyman-Pearson test of a statistical hypothesis, the probability of accepting the null hypothesis when it is false; the complement of the power of the test.

beta error

beta error

The false acceptance of the null hypothesis, which shows no significant difference when a true difference does in fact exist.
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Moreover, we have estimated an average beta risk for the total sample of the VC firms in terms of the SBF 250 market index in a year to be 0.
Brooks (2007) Alternate Beta Risk Estimation and Asset Pricing Test in Emerging Market: Case of Pakistan.
On unstable beta risk and its modelling tech-niques for New Zealand industry portfolios, Working Paper 03.
I also show that the Sharpe ratio and market beta risk will be understated, but options and volatility-related swaps will be over-priced, when traders use closing prices to compute daily returns.
The returns and beta risks are typically measured as averages over the evaluation period, and these averages are taken "unconditionally," or without regard to variations in the state of financial markets or the broader economy.
The negative sign of the estimated market premium, which implies that firms with higher market beta would have lower expected returns, suggests that beta risk is not to coincide with the summary descriptions in Table 1.
Beta risk (Type II error) is concluding that the account is not in error (specifically concluding [absolute value of E]=0) when it is in error ([absolute value of E]>0).
The first approach involves measuring a surrogate variable of operating risk, and the second approach involves an analysis of fixed costs that provides a surrogate Beta risk measure for the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) computation of cost of capital.
In a study on the effect of size on required return, Banz(1) found that returns for small companies were substantially higher, even after the adjustments for beta risk had been made.
The book has a high rate of return, a low beta risk, and a negative covariance with uninformed opinion.
Moreover, despite the positive association between size and both changes in total risk and beta risk (controlled for the change in volume), only the relationship between size and change in total risk is statistically significant (in a t-test at the 5% level).
The coefficient of loan commitments is insignificant in the beta risk model.