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VOLUME 16 , ISSUE 4 (December 2015) > List of articles

SAE TEACHING USING SIMULATIONS

Jan Pablo Burgard * / Ralf Münnich *

Keywords : small area estimation, teaching, simulations, design-based simulations, model-based simulations.

Citation Information : Statistics in Transition New Series. Volume 16, Issue 4, Pages 603-610, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21307/stattrans-2015-035

License : (CC BY 4.0)

Published Online: 01-November-2017

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The increasing interest in applying small area estimation methods urges the needs for training in small area estimation. To better understand the behaviour of small area estimators in practice, simulations are a feasible way for evaluating and teaching properties of the estimators of interest. By designing such simulation studies, students gain a deeper understanding of small area estimation methods. Thus, we encourage to use appropriate simulations as an additional interactive tool in teaching small area estimation methods.

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