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A procedure for stratification by an extended Ekman rule
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Statistics. (Department of Statistics)
2000 (English)In: Journal of Official Statistics, ISSN 0282-423X, Vol. 16, no 1, 15-29 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This paper deals with the Ekman rule, which is a well-known method for univariate stratification that approximately minimises the variance of the ordinary expansion estimator. An efficient numerical algorithm for the Ekman rule is presented.

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Stockholm: Statistics Sweden , 2000. Vol. 16, no 1, 15-29 p.
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Optimal stratification; Dalenius-Hodges rule; skewed population; business surveys.
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Probability Theory and Statistics
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-85777OAI: diva2:584788
Available from: 2013-01-09 Created: 2013-01-09 Last updated: 2014-03-25Bibliographically approved

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