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Sample size dependent estimators for small areas: CS11-617/85-62E-PDF

"In this paper, some simple estimators which are a weighted combination of the poststratified estimator and the synthetic or model based estimator are proposed. The weights are simple functions of either the actual and the expected sample sizes or the actual sample total of the auxiliary variable and its expected value in the small areas of interest. The properties of these estimators are investigated through a Monte Carlo simulation based on business tax data"--Abstract.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada. Methodology Branch.
Title Sample size dependent estimators for small areas
Series Title Working paper ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. "Working paper No. BSMD-85-062E." "October 1985."
Date 1985.
Number of Pages [28] p. :
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-617/85-62E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 11-617 no. 85-62
Subject Terms Statistical analysis, Methodology