An assessment of empirical Bayes and composite estimators for small areas

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Longford, Nicholas. An assessment of empirical Bayes and composite estimators for small areas. 2006
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dc.contributor.author Longford, Nicholas
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament d'Economia i Empresa
dc.date.issued 2006-11-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/970
dc.description.abstract We compare a set of empirical Bayes and composite estimators of the population means of the districts (small areas) of a country, and show that the natural modelling strategy of searching for a well fitting empirical Bayes model and using it for estimation of the area-level means can be inefficient.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries Economics and Business Working Papers Series; 995
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dc.title An assessment of empirical Bayes and composite estimators for small areas
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper
dc.date.modified 2014-06-03T07:14:18Z
dc.subject.keyword Statistics, Econometrics and Quantitative Methods
dc.subject.keyword composite estimator
dc.subject.keyword empirical bayes models
dc.subject.keyword mean squared error
dc.subject.keyword small-area estimation
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