A Family of Unbiased Modified Linear Regression Estimators
In this paper, a family of modified linear regression estimators has been proposed which are unbiased. The variance of the proposed estimators and the conditions for which the proposed estimators perform better than the classical ratio estimator and the existing modified ratio estimators have been obtained. Further, we have shown that the classical ratio estimator, the existing modified ratio estimators, and the usual linear regression estimator are the particular cases of the proposed estimators. It is observed from the numerical study that the proposed estimators perform better than the ratio estimator and the existing modified ratio estimators.
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