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Introduction to small area estimation

03JUN - 25JUN 2019

/ Cycle 34 - Short courses and seminars

dalle 14:00 alle 11:00 - Aula Seminari, 1st floor, Department of Statistical Science, Via Belle Arti 41, Bologna

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Prof.ssa Silvia Pacei, Università di Bologna

Prof.ssa Silvia Pacei

All dates: Seminar Room, 1st floor


03/06/19   14-16
14/06/19   09-11
25/06/19   11-13 (lab PT)
26/06/19   09-11 (Room II)
28/06/19   11-13 (lab PT)

 

 Outline

  • Why is small area estimation (SAE) necessary?
  • Concept and Problems in SAE
  • Summary of Methodologies, Tools and Techniques
  • Statistical Approaches
    • Direct estimation and model based estimation
    • Esplicit models and implicit models
    • EBLUP, EB and HB estimators
  • Examples
  • Extensions

 

BACKGROUND READING

  • Rao (2003) and Rao and Molina (2015).
  • Lohr (2010, Chapter 14).
  • Särndal et al. (1992).
  • Valliant et al. (2000, Section 11.5).
  • Pfeffermann (2013).