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Small area estimation under informative sampling

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In this article we show how to predict small area means and compute valid MSE estimators in situations where the areas represented in the sample are sampled with unequal probabilities that are possibly related to the true (unknown) area means, and the sampling of units within the selected areas is with probabilities that are possibly related to the outcome values. We illustrate the proposed procedures by means of a simulation study.

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Pfeffermann, Danny and Sverchkov, Michail (2005) Small area estimation under informative sampling Statistics in Transition, 7, (3), pp. 675-684.

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Published date: 2005
Keywords: bootstrap, prediction bias, sample distribution, sample-complement distribution, sampling weights

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Local EPrints ID: 38524
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/38524
ISSN: 1234-7655
PURE UUID: 9680e2bc-275e-45c7-897d-3ee10d35b9a7

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Date deposited: 19 Jun 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:38

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Author: Michail Sverchkov

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