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An improved class of estimators for the population mean


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  • Giancarlo Diana


  • Marco Giordan


  • Pier Perri


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Statistical Methods & Applications.

    Volume (Year): 20 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 123-140

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:stmapp:v:20:y:2011:i:2:p:123-140

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    Keywords: Rao estimator; Regression estimator; Monte Carlo simulation; Efficiency comparisons;


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    1. D. Adhvaryu & P. Gupta, 1983. "On some alternative sampling strategies using auxiliary information," Metrika, Springer, vol. 30(1), pages 217-226, December.
    2. A. Sahai & S. Ray, 1980. "An efficient estimator using auxiliary information," Metrika, Springer, vol. 27(1), pages 271-275, December.
    3. Nursel Koyuncu & Cem Kadilar, 2010. "On improvement in estimating population mean in stratified random sampling," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 37(6), pages 999-1013.
    4. Sat Gupta & Javid Shabbir, 2008. "On improvement in estimating the population mean in simple random sampling," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(5), pages 559-566.
    5. V. Naik & P. Gupta, 1991. "A general class of estimators for estimating population mean using auxiliary information," Metrika, Springer, vol. 38(1), pages 11-17, December.
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    1. Housila Singh & Ramkrishna Solanki, 2013. "A new procedure for variance estimation in simple random sampling using auxiliary information," Statistical Papers, Springer, vol. 54(2), pages 479-497, May.


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