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Families of Estimators of Finite Population Variance using a Random Non-Response in Survey Sampling
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 Title & Authors
Families of Estimators of Finite Population Variance using a Random Non-Response in Survey Sampling
Singh, Housila P.; Tailor, Rajesh; Kim, Jong-Min; Singh, Sarjinder;
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 Abstract
In this paper, a family of estimators for the finite population variance investigated by Srivastava and Jhajj (1980) is studied under two different situations of random non-response considered by Tracy and Osahan (1994). Asymptotic expressions for the biases and mean squared errors of members of the proposed family are obtained; in addition, an asymptotic optimum estimator(AOE) is also identified. Estimators suggested by Singh and Joarder (1998) are shown to be members of the proposed family. A correction to the Singh and Joarder (1998) results is also presented.
 Keywords
Finite population variance;study and auxiliary variables;bias;mean squared error;random non-response;
 Language
English
 Cited by
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Effectual Variance Estimation Strategy in Two Occasions Successive Sampling in Presence of Random Non-Response, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 2016, 00  crossref(new windwow)
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