Journal or Book Title
An area-level model approach to combining information from several sources is considered in the context of small area estimation. At each small area, several estimates are computed and linked through a system of structural error models. The best linear unbiased predictor of the small area parameter can be computed by the general least squares method. Parameters in the structural error models are estimated using the theory of measurement error models. Estimation of mean squared errors is also discussed. The proposed method is applied to the real problem of labor force surveys in Korea.
Source: Statistics Canada; Survey Methodology; June 2015. Reproduced and distributed on an "as is" basis with the permission of Statistics Canada.
Minister of Industry
Kim, Jae Kwang; Park, Seunghwan; and Kim, Seo-young, "Small area estimation combining information from several sources" (2015). Statistics Publications. 117.