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305 Tue, 7/31/2012, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-Room 32B
Small-Area Estimation: Benchmarking and Hierarchical Models — Contributed Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): Sahar Zangeneh, University of Michigan
8:35 AM Benchmarking Small-Area Estimates William Bell, U.S. Census Bureau ; Gauri Datta, University of Georgia ; Malay Ghosh, University of Florida
8:50 AM Benchmarking Small-Area Estimates: A Minimum Discrimination Information Approach and Other New Perspectives Andrew Vesper, Harvard University ; Ryan Janicki, U.S. Census Bureau
9:05 AM A Hierarchical Mixture Model for Small-Area Estimation Adrijo Chakraborty, University of Georgia ; Gauri Datta, University of Georgia ; Abhyuday Mandal, University of Georgia
9:20 AM A Bayesian Zero-One Inflated Beta Model for Small-Area Shrinkage Estimation Jerzy Wieczorek, U.S. Census Bureau ; Ciara Nugent, U.S. Census Bureau ; Sam Hawala, U.S. Census Bureau
9:35 AM The Use of Sampling Weights in Bayesian Hierarchical Models for Small-Area Estimation Cici Bauer, University of Washington ; Thomas Lumley, University of Auckland ; Jon Wakefield, University of Washington
9:50 AM Small-Area Estimation in the Presence of Measurement Error Using Corrected Scores Approach Trijya Singh, Le Moyne College
10:05 AM A New Adjusted Residual Likelihood Method for the Fay-Herriot Small Area Model Masayo Yoshimori, Osaka University ; Partha Lahiri, University of Maryland

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