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On Brewer's class of robust sampling designs for large-scale surveys

  • T. J. Rao


In this note we observe that Brewer's (1979) result concerning the asymptotically design unbiased strategy which has minimum expected variance under a super population model can be established in a more general setting.


Asymptotic Analysis Unbiased Estimator American Statistical Association Tril Royal Statistical Society 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. J. Rao
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  1. 1.Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

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