27. Small-Area Estimation: Overview and Empirical Study

  1. Brenda G. Cox3,
  2. David A. Binder4,
  3. B. Nanjamma Chinnappa4,
  4. Anders Christianson5,
  5. Michael J. Colledge6 and
  6. Phillip S. Kott7
  1. J. N. K. Rao1 and
  2. G. Hussain Choudhry2

Published Online: 17 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118150504.ch27

Business Survey Methods

Business Survey Methods

How to Cite

Rao, J. N. K. and Choudhry, G. H. (1995) Small-Area Estimation: Overview and Empirical Study, in Business Survey Methods (eds B. G. Cox, D. A. Binder, B. N. Chinnappa, A. Christianson, M. J. Colledge and P. S. Kott), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118150504.ch27

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

  2. 4

    Statistics Canada

  3. 5

    Statistics Sweden

  4. 6

    Australian Bureau of Statistics

  5. 7

    U. S. National Agricultural Statistics Service

Author Information

  1. 1

    Carleton University

  2. 2

    Statistics Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 FEB 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471598527

Online ISBN: 9781118150504

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Keywords:

  • small area estimation;
  • direct estimates;
  • small-area estimators;
  • synthetic estimators;
  • composite estimators

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Small-Area Estimators

  • Simulation Study

  • Concluding Remarks