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    • A comparative study of small area estimators 

      Molina, Isabel; Santamaría Arana, Laureano; Morales González, Domingo (Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya, 2004)
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      It is known that direct-survey estimators of small area parameters, calculated with the data from the given small area, often present large mean squared errors because of small sample sizes in the small areas. Model–based ...
    • Sampling design variance estimation of small area estimators in the Spanish Labour Force Survey 

      Herrador, M.; Morales, Domingo; Esteban, M. D.; Sánchez, Ángel; Santamaría Arana, Laureano; Marhuenda, Y.; Pérez, A. (Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya, 2008)
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      The main goal of this paper is to Investigate how to estimate sampling design variances of modelbased and model-assisted small area estimators in a complex survey sampling setup. For this purpose the Spanish Labour Force ...