Evaluation of composite estimation for the Canadian Labour Force Survey: CS11-616/85-67E-PDF

"This study considers the suitability of composite estimation techniques for the Canadian Labour Force Survey. The performance of a class of AK composite estimators introduced initially by Gurney and Daly is investigated for several characteristics. While the ordinary composite estimate has a large bias, the AK composite estimate is capable of reducing the bias. Composite estimates having minimum variance and minimum mean square error are compared"--p. 1

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Title Evaluation of composite estimation for the Canadian Labour Force Survey
Series Title Working paper ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Évaluation de l'application d'estimateurs composites à l'enquête sur la population active du Canada. Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. "CHSM 85-067E."
Date [1985].
Number of Pages 24 p.
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-616/85-67E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 11-616E no. 85-67
Subject Terms Statistical analysis, Methodology, Surveys