[R] Issues with PearsonIV distribution

R. Michael Weylandt michael.weylandt at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 21:00:13 CET 2012

Which implementation of Pearson IV are you using?

If it's trouble with a homebrewed one, you might want to use the p/q
functions here:

Otherwise, you likely will have to share some code for any concrete help.


On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 12:16 PM,  <gaurang.jitendrabhai at aviva.com> wrote:
> Hi team,
> I am facing issues with PearsonIV distribution fitting in R.
> I am applying Hyperbolic and PearsonIV distributions on the equity returns in UK over a period of 30 years.
> For the same data set i am getting strikingly different results under which Hyperbolic distribution does produce negative percentiles of the return after fitting but PearsonIV distribution does not.
> I think there is an issue with PearsonIV distribution in R; also there are no plots available for PearsonIV distribution.
> Can you help? I am ready to share my code.
> Gaurang Mehta
> Risk Calibration | Group Economic Capital | Aviva Group
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