Small Area Estimation
Copyright © 2003 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.
Author(s): J. N. K. Rao
Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
Print ISBN: 9780471413745
Online ISBN: 9780471722182
About this Book
An accessible introduction to indirect estimation methods, both traditional and model-based. Readers will also find the latest methods for measuring the variability of the estimates as well as the techniques for model validation.
- Uses a basic area-level linear model to illustrate the methods
- Presents the various extensions including binary response data through generalized linear models and time series data through linear models that combine cross-sectional and time series features
- Provides recent applications of SAE including several in U.S. Federal programs
- Offers a comprehensive discussion of the design issues that impact SAE