Improved Ratio and Product Exponential Type Estimators
This paper addresses the problem of estimating the population mean using auxiliary information. Improved versions of Bahl and Tuteja (1991) ratio and product exponential type estimators have been proposed and their properties studied under large sample approximation. It has been shown that the proposed ratio and product exponential type estimators are more efficient than those considered by Bahl and Tuteja (1991) estimators, conventional ratio and product estimators and the usual unbiased estimator under some realistic conditions. An empirical study has been carried out to judge the merits of the suggested estimators over others. Theoretical and empirical results are sound and quite illuminating compared to other estimators.
Key-wordStudy variable Auxiliary variable Bias Mean squared error
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