We derive the form of the best mean squared relative error predictor of Y given X. Some methods of estimating predictors with good relative error properties are proposed and studied via simulation. The methods are illustrated with an example in which county-level gasoline sales are predicted from county-level population.
Volume (Year): 40 (1998)
Issue (Month): 3 (October)
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