# Calibration estimation in dual-frame surveys

@article{Ranalli2016CalibrationEI, title={Calibration estimation in dual-frame surveys}, author={Maria Giovanna Ranalli and Antonio Arcos and Mar{\'i}a del Mar Rueda and Annalisa Teodoro}, journal={Statistical Methods \& Applications}, year={2016}, volume={25}, pages={321-349} }

Survey statisticians make use of auxiliary information to improve estimates. One important example is calibration estimation, which constructs new weights that match benchmark constraints on auxiliary variables while remaining “close” to the design weights. Multiple-frame surveys are increasingly used by statistical agencies and private organizations to reduce sampling costs and/or avoid frame undercoverage errors. Several ways of combining estimates derived from such frames have been proposed…

## 16 Citations

Population empirical likelihood estimation in dual frame surveys

- Mathematics
- 2020

Dual frame surveys are a device to reduce the costs derived from data collection in surveys and improve coverage for the whole target population. Since their introduction, in the 1960‘s, dual frame…

Kernel-based methods for combining information of several frame surveys

- MathematicsMetrika
- 2018

A sample selected from a single sampling frame may not represent adequatly the entire population. Multiple frame surveys are becoming increasingly used and popular among statistical agencies and…

Multinomial logistic estimation in dual frame surveys

- Mathematics
- 2015

We consider estimation techniques from dual frame surveys in the case of estimation of proportions when the variable of interest has multinomial outcomes. We propose to describe the joint…

Estimation Techniques for Ordinal Data in Multiple Frame Surveys with Complex Sampling Designs

- Mathematics
- 2018

Surveys usually include questions where individuals must select one in a series of possible options that can be sorted. On the other hand, multiple frame surveys are becoming a widely used method to…

Variable selection in Propensity Score Adjustment to mitigate selection bias in online surveys

- BusinessStatistical Papers
- 2022

The development of new survey data collection methods such as online surveys has been particularly advantageous for social studies in terms of reduced costs, immediacy and enhanced questionnaire…

Review of Estimation Methods for Landline and Cell Phone Surveys

- Economics
- 2015

This article uses data from the survey of attitudes toward immigrants and immigration, a dual-frame telephone survey conducted in Andalusia, Spain, to explore different statistical adjustments for combining landline and cell phone samples.

A Model-Over-Design Integration for Estimation from Purposive Supplements to Probability Samples

- Mathematics
- 2015

For purposive samples, design-based methods are clearly not suitable. There is the possibility of using model-based methods but there are concerns about the design being informative and potential…

Sample selection when a multivariate set of size measures is available

- MathematicsStat. Methods Appl.
- 2019

The procedure is applied to design a sampling scheme for the monthly slaughtering survey conducted by the Italian Institute of Statistics and achieves a sample size which is much lower than the one used by Istat and obtained through a multivariate stratification of the frame.

Alternative and complementary approaches to spatially balanced samples

- Mathematics
- 2017

The spatial distribution of a population represents an important tool in sampling designs that use the geographical coordinates of the units in the frame as auxiliary information. These data may…

## References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 32 REFERENCES

Frames2: A Package for Estimation in Dual Frame Surveys

- MathematicsR J.
- 2015

The main features of the package Frames2, which includes the main estimators in dual frame surveys and also provides interval confidence estimation, are highlighted.

Estimation in dual frame surveys with complex designs

- Mathematics
- 1996

Abstract In a dual frame survey, samples are drawn independently from two overlapping frames that are assumed to cover the population of interest. This article considers the case when at least one of…

Calibration Estimators in Survey Sampling

- Mathematics
- 1992

Abstract This article investigates estimation of finite population totals in the presence of univariate or multivariate auxiliary information. Estimation is equivalent to attaching weights to the…

A Single-Frame Multiplicity Estimator for Multiple Frame Survey

- Mathematics
- 2005

By using a multiplicity approach a Single Frame estimator is proposed, which naturally applies to any number of frame and it is very simple so that its variance is given exactly and easily estimated.

Estimators Based on Several Stratified Samples with Applications to Multiple Frame Surveys

- Mathematics
- 1986

Abstract In this article, a new method for producing estimates from a multiple frame survey is presented. The discussion in this article is restricted to sample designs in which a stratified simple…

Generalized Multiplicity-Adjusted Horvitz-Thompson estimation as a unified approach to multiple frame surveys

- Mathematics
- 2011

The available multiple frame estimation methods do not deal with the case of mixed frame level information where units from the same sample are allowed to have mixed information. That is, some units…

Calibration Weighting When Model and Calibration Variables Can Differ

- Environmental Science
- 2014

Calibration weighting is an easy-to-implement yet powerful tool for reducing the standard errors of many population estimates derived from a sample survey by forcing the weighted sums of certain…

Pseudo–Empirical Likelihood Inference for Multiple Frame Surveys

- Mathematics
- 2010

This article presents a pseudo–empirical likelihood approach to inference for multiple-frame surveys. We establish a unified framework for point and interval estimation of finite population…

Estimation in Multiple-Frame Surveys

- Mathematics
- 2006

Multiple-frame surveys are commonly used to decrease costs of sampling or to reduce undercoverage that could occur if only one sampling frame were used. We describe potential uses and examples of…

Aligning Estimates for Common Variables in Two or More Sample Surveys

- Mathematics
- 1997

Abstract In practice, for many sample surveys the estimates of several population totals are based on one set of weights, which reproduces the known population totals of auxiliary variables. Such a…