This is the program for the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Activity Details

86 ! Sun, 8/1/2010, 4:00 PM - 5:50 PM CC-118 (West)
Small-Area Estimation — Contributed Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods , Section on Government Statistics
Chair(s): Emma Boswell, Trinity Partners, Inc.
4:05 PM Building-Block BLUPs for Aggregate-Level Small-Area Estimation for Survey Data Avinash C. Singh, NORC ; Pin Yuan, Human Resource and Social Development Canada
4:20 PM Empirical Likelihood for Small-Area Estimation Sanjay Chaudhuri, National University of Singapore ; Malay Ghosh, University of Florida
4:35 PM Robust Small Area Estimation Using a Mixture Model Julie Gershunskaya, Bureau of Labor Statistics ; Parthasarathi Lahiri , University of Maryland
4:50 PM Small-Area Estimation for Business Surveys Wesley Yung, Statistics Canada ; Susana Rubin-Bleuer, Statistics Canada ; Sebastien Landry, Statistics Canada
5:05 PM Variance Modeling in the U.S. Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates Program (SAIPE) Sam Hawala, U.S. Census Bureau ; Parthasarathi Lahiri , University of Maryland
5:20 PM Small-Area Estimation Approach to Estimating the Association Between Traffic-Generated Air Pollution and Early Childhood Respiratory Problems Mine Cetinkaya, University of California, Los Angeles
5:35 PM Floor Discussion

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