Improving ratio-type quantile estimates in a finite population

Rueda, M.; Arcos, A.
April 2004
Statistical Papers;Apr2004, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p231
Academic Journal
This paper presents a technique for improving the ratio method of estimation for finite population quantiles. The performance of this estimator with respect, to others is studied theoretically and empirically, for a wide variety of real and artificial populations, and includes simple random sampling and sampling proportional to an auxiliary variable.


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