By Ray Chambers, Robert Clark
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2) above is commonly called the expansion estimator. Note that the EB predictor is not necessarily unique, as there may be several possible estimators of unknown parameters such as μ. However, it provides a simple way to construct predictors, and will be statistically eﬃcient if a sensible method of parameter estimation is used. An alternative, more complex approach, called Best Linear Unbiased Prediction, can also be used. This method does yield a unique best predictor, called the Best Linear Unbiased Predictor, or BLUP.
1c). Note that if some strata are not represented in the sample, then it is not possible to use the stratiﬁed expansion estimator, since y¯sh will not be deﬁned for those strata. In this case, there is no unbiased estimator of ty . Ideally, we should select our sample in such a way that every stratum is represented, so that this problem does not arise. 5) with the addition of a stratum subscript, that is Var tˆSy − ty = h Var tˆE yh − tyh = h Nh2 /nh (1 − nh /Nh )σh2 . 3) is straightforward. 6)) to get Vˆ tˆSy = h Vˆ tˆE yh = h Nh2 /nh (1 − nh /Nh )s2yh .
1 The Homogeneous Strata Population Model A model for a stratiﬁed population follows naturally from our deﬁnition of strata as made up of population elements that are homogeneous with respect to other elements of the same stratum and heterogeneous with respect to elements of other strata. We will use the following model for the distribution of population Y -values across strata h = 1, . , H: E(yi |i ∈ h) = μh Var (yi |i ∈ h) = σh2 yi and yj are independent when i = j. 1c) 30 Stratiﬁed Populations Here i ∈ h indicates that population unit i is in stratum h.
An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications by Ray Chambers, Robert Clark