Chapter 3. Auxiliary Information

  1. Marcello D'Orazio,
  2. Marco Di Zio and
  3. Mauro Scanu

Published Online: 20 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470023554.ch3

Statistical Matching: Theory and Practice

Statistical Matching: Theory and Practice

How to Cite

D'Orazio, M., Di Zio, M. and Scanu, M. (2006) Auxiliary Information, in Statistical Matching: Theory and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470023554.ch3

Author Information

  1. ISTAT – Istituto Nazionale di Statistica, Rome, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2006

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Survey Methodology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Walter A. Shewhart and
  2. Samuel S. Wilks

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470023532

Online ISBN: 9780470023556



  • auxiliary information;
  • parametric macro methods;
  • auxiliary parametric information;
  • known partial correlation coefficients;
  • estimating regression parameters;
  • parametric predictive approaches;
  • mixed methods;
  • nonparametric micro approach;
  • categorical constrained techniques


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Different Kinds of Auxiliary Information

  • Parametric Macro Methods

  • Parametric Predictive Approaches

  • Nonparametric Macro Methods

  • The Nonparametric Micro Approach with Auxiliary Information

  • Mixed Methods

  • Categorical Constrained Techniques

  • The Bayesian Approach