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On a New Method of Bias Reduction: Alternative to Approximately Unbiased Ratio Estimators by F .B. Adebola1 and I.O. Oshungade2, Volume 21 (July, 2012), pp 189 - 198
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This paper proposes a new method of bias reduction from order   to order   resulting in a new approximately unbiased ratio estimator. The efficiency of this estimator for the ratio of population means of two characters is compared with the existing six other Ratio estimators under a linear regression model.

Keywords: Approximately Unbiased, Mean Square error, Efficiency, Regression model, Ratio Estimator, Bias, Auxiliary variable.