Small area estimation--synthetic and other procedures, 1968-1978.

@article{Levy1979SmallAE,
  title={Small area estimation--synthetic and other procedures, 1968-1978.},
  author={Paula S. Levy},
  journal={NIDA research monograph},
  year={1979},
  volume={24},
  pages={4-19}
}
Methods for obtaining small area estimates which have emerged over the past decade are reviewed with particular emphasis given to synthetic estimation, a procedure originally developed at the National Center for Health Statistics which has found wide acceptance because of its simplicity and intuitive appeal, and yet has provoked much controversy because of… CONTINUE READING