Second Order Bias and Mean Squared Errors of Some Estimators Using Single Auxiliary Variable

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Masud Ibn Rahman

Daffodil International University - Faculty of Business and Economics

Date Written: July 24, 2006

Abstract

The ratio, product, chain ratio, chain product, chain regression and ratio-cum product estimators have been considered by Chand (1975), Kiregyera (1980, 1984), Upadhyaya et. al. (1990, 1992), Srivastava et. al. (1990), Prasad et. al. (1992), Sahoo and Sahoo (1993), Singh (1993). Most of them discussed these estimators along with their first order bias and mean square error. In this paper, we have tried to fond out the second order biases and mean square errors of these estimators based on simple random sampling. Finally, we have compared the performance of these estimators with some numerical illustration.

Keywords: Simple random sampling, auxiliary variables, bias and mean square error

Suggested Citation

Rahman, Masud Ibn, Second Order Bias and Mean Squared Errors of Some Estimators Using Single Auxiliary Variable (July 24, 2006). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1348836 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1348836

Masud Ibn Rahman (Contact Author)

Daffodil International University - Faculty of Business and Economics ( email )

102 Sukrabad, Mirpur Road, Dhanmondi
Dhaka, 1207
Bangladesh

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