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Bayesian benchmarking with applications to small area estimation


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  • G. Datta
  • M. Ghosh


  • R. Steorts
  • J. Maples
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal TEST.

    Volume (Year): 20 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (November)
    Pages: 574-588

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:testjl:v:20:y:2011:i:3:p:574-588

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    Keywords: Area-level; Penalty parameter; Two-stage; Weighted mean; Weighted variability; 62F15;

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    1. Zellner, Arnold, 1988. "Bayesian analysis in econometrics," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 37(1), pages 27-50, January.
    2. Zellner, A., 1992. "Bayesian and Non-Bayesian Estimation using Balanced Loss Functions," Papers 92-20, California Irvine - School of Social Sciences.
    3. Gauri Sankar Datta & J. N. K. Rao & David Daniel Smith, 2005. "On measuring the variability of small area estimators under a basic area level model," Biometrika, Biometrika Trust, vol. 92(1), pages 183-196, March.
    4. Pfeffermann, Danny & Barnard, Charles H, 1991. "Some New Estimators for Small-Area Means with Application to the Assessment of Farmland Values," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, American Statistical Association, vol. 9(1), pages 73-84, January.
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    1. Malay Ghosh & Rebecca Steorts, 2013. "Two-stage benchmarking as applied to small area estimation," TEST: An Official Journal of the Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research, Springer, vol. 22(4), pages 670-687, November.
    2. Tatsuya Kubokawa & William E. Strawderman, 2011. "Admissibility and Minimaxity of Benchmarked Shrinkage Estimators," CIRJE F-Series CIRJE-F-809, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
    3. Tatsuya Kubokawa & Mana Hasukawa & Kunihiko Takahashi, 2012. "On Measuring Uncertainty of Benchmarked Predictors with Application to Disease Risk Estimatee," CIRJE F-Series CIRJE-F-861, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
    4. Tatsuya Kubokawa, 2012. "Mixed Effects Prediction under Benchmarking and Applications to Small Area Estimation," CIRJE F-Series CIRJE-F-832, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
    5. Kubokawa, Tatsuya, 2013. "Constrained empirical Bayes estimator and its uncertainty in normal linear mixed models," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 122(C), pages 377-392.
    6. Malay Ghosh & Tatsuya Kubokawa & Yuki Kawakubo, 2014. "Benchmarked Empirical Bayes Methods in Multiplicative Area-level Models with Risk Evaluation," CIRJE F-Series CIRJE-F-918, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.


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