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Definition of

effective sample size


size of sample with extraneous factors removed the remaining size of a sample after irrelevant or excluded factors have been removed

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Definitions of ’effective sample size’ and meaning of ’effective sample size’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’effective sample size’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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