Some competing nonresponse adjustment estimators

  • Imbi Traat Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Tartu, 50090 Tartu
Keywords: nonresponse, calibration, f-estimator, mixture estimator, overall bias

Abstract

The nonresponse adjustment estimator, derived in this paper by standard regression tools, is surprising by its form. The weights of the new estimator, called the f-estimator, are (general) inverses of the respective weights in the classical linear calibration estimator and propensity adjusted estimator. In a simulation experiment on real data, the new estimator is the best for several study variables.

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Published
2020-01-14
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