Pandey, Krishan and Tikkiwal, G.C. (2006): Synthetic and composite estimators for small area estimation under Lahiri – Midzuno sampling scheme. Published in: STATISTICS IN TRANSITION-new series, , Vol. Vol. 8, No. April 2007 (April 2007): pp. 111-123.
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This paper studies performance of synthetic ratio estimator and composite estimator, which is a weighted sum of direct and synthetic ratio estimators, under Lahiri – Midzuno (L-M) sampling scheme. The synthetic estimator under L-M scheme is unbiased and consistent if the assumption of synthetic estimator is satisfied. Further, this paper compares performance of the synthetic and composite estimators empirically under L-M and SRSWOR schemes for estimating crop acreage for small domains. The study shows that both the estimators perform better under L-M scheme as having comparatively smaller absolute relative biases and relative standard errors.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Synthetic and composite estimators for small area estimation under Lahiri – Midzuno sampling scheme|
|Keywords:||Composite estimators, Synthetic ratio estimators, Small domains, Lahiri – Midzuno sampling design, SICURE model|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C13 - Estimation: General
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology ; Computer Programs > C81 - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data ; Data Access
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C4 - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics
|Depositing User:||Dr. KRISHAN K. PANDEY|
|Date Deposited:||07. Mar 2012 19:07|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 23:05|
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