Generalized class of synthetic estimators for small areas under systematic sampling scheme
This paper defines and discusses a generalized class of synthetic estimators for small domain, using auxiliary information, under systematic sampling scheme. The generalized class of synthetic estimators, among others, includes the simple, ratio and product synthetic estimators. Further, it demonstrates the use of the generalized synthetic and ratio synthetic estimators for estimating crop acreage for small domain and also compares their relative performance with direct estimators, empirically, through a simulation study.
|Date of creation:||15 Oct 2010|
|Publication status:||Published in STATISTICS IN TRANSITION-new series, 1.11(2010): pp. 75-89|
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- Pandey, Krishan & Tikkiwal, G.C., 2006. "Synthetic and composite estimators for small area estimation under Lahiri – Midzuno sampling scheme," MPRA Paper 22783, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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