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- adjective statistics Said of a
distributionif it has positive kurtosis.
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In reviewing the performance on the model over past election cycles, I noticed that its error in individual districts was somewhat leptokurtic or "fat-tailed".
"Monte Carlo simulations show good finite-sample performance, less so if distributions are skewed or leptokurtic".