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nonparametric

[ non-par-uh-me-trik ]
/ ˌnɒn pær əˈmɛ trɪk /
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adjective Statistics.
(of a test or method) not requiring assertions about parameters or about the form of the underlying distribution.
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Origin of nonparametric

1940–45; non- + parametric
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  • So, in fact, you talked about nonparametric econometrics, and another strange experience I had was in my second year of grad school, a professor named Whitney Newey taught nonparametric econometrics.

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