# Research papers and presentations sponsored by MRDC

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Beaumont, J.-F. (2011). How to evaluate the impact of imputation on data quality? Paper written in the SIMP II - Economic Statistics Document Series, Document #48.

Beaumont, J.-F., and Bissonnette, J. (2011). Variance estimation under composite imputation: The methodology behind SEVANI. *Survey Methodology* (to appear).

Beaumont, J.-F., and Bocci, C. (2011). Some Theory on Synthetic Data Generation and its Application to the Canadian Portion of the Cross National Equivalent File. Internal report (draft).

Beaumont, J.-F., and Charest, A.-S. (2011). Bootstrap variance estimation with survey data when estimating model parameters. Paper under revision in *Computational Statistics and Data Analysis*.

Beaumont, J.-F., and Patak, Z. (2010). Generalized Bootstrap in Prices Surveys. Paper presented at the Advisory Committee on Statistical Methods, April 2010.

Beaumont, J.-F., and Patak, Z. (2011). On the generalized bootstrap for sample surveys with special attention to Poisson sampling. Paper under revision in the *International Statistical Review*.

Beaumont, J.-F., Haziza, D. and Bocci, C. (2011). On variance estimation under auxiliary value imputation in sample surveys. *Statistica Sinica*, 21 (to appear).

Beaumont, J.-F., Haziza, D. and Ruiz-Gazen, A. (2011). A unified approach to robust estimation in finite population sampling. Paper submitted to a refereed journal.

Bélanger, Y., Couture, K. and Neusy, E. (2011). An application of SAS^{®} Simulation Studio: The Microsimulation of a Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing System.

Bemrose, R., Meszaros, P. and Quenneville, B. (2011). Trend-cycle approach to estimate changes in Southern Canada's water yield. *Estudios de Economia Aplicada*, 28, 3, 595-606.

Bemrose, R., Meszaros, P., Quenneville, B., Henry, M., Kemp, L. and Soulard, F. (2010). Using a trend-cycle approach to estimate changes in Southern Canada's water yield from 1971 to 2004. Statistics Canada, Environments Accounts and Statistics Division, Catalogue no. 16-001-M, no. 14. Won Statistics Canada Tom-Symons Award.

Bérubé, J., and Fortier, S. (2010). PROC TSRAKING: An in-house SAS^{®} procedure for balancing time series. *Proceedings of the SAS Global Forum*, April 2010.

Bianconcini, S., and Quenneville, B. (2010). Real time analysis based on reproducing kernel Henderson filters. *Estudios de Economia Aplicada*, Volume 28, No. 3, 533-574.

Binder, D. (2010). New developments in modelling using survey data- a discussion. *Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings*.

Binder, D. (2011a). Inferring Causality from Survey Data: Summary of Findings. Unpublished Manuscript.

Binder, D. (2011b). Estimating model parameters from a complex survey under a model-design randomization framework. To be submitted to *Pakistan Journal of Statistics*.

Carpenter, R. (2011). Methodology Software Library StatMx System Documentation version 1.0 Description of Macro Parameters. Internal document.

Carrillo-Garcia, I., Kovačević, M. and Wu, C. (2010). A Comparison of Reweighting and Imputation Approaches for Missing Responses in Longitudinal Surveys. Presentation in a Contributed Session at the Annual Meeting of the SSC.

Chen, Z.G., and Wu, K.H. (2010). Benchmark Forecast and Error Modelling. Presented at the 4th Annual International Conference on Mathematics & Statistics, Athens, Greece, June 2010.

Chen, Z.G., and Wu, K.H. (2010a). Benchmarking with working error-model. *Advances and Applications in Statistics*, Volume 19, No. 2, 113-148.

Chen, Z.G., and Wu, K.H. (2010b). Benchmark forecast and error modeling. Presented at 4th Annual International Conference in Mathematics and Statistics, in Athens, Greece (also submitted to a referred publication).

Chen, Z.G., and Wu, K.H. (2011). Benchmarking using working error-model. *Advances and Applications in Statistics*, 19, 2, 113-148.

Chen, Z.G., Wu, K.H. and Wang, W. (2011). On the variogram for unit-root testing (working title). Working paper (in progress).

Choudhry, G.H., Hidiroglou, M.A. and Laflamme, F. (2011). Optimizing CATI call scheduling to minimize data collection costs. To be presented at Joint Statistical Meetings 2011.

Choudhry, G.H., Rao, J.N.K. and Hidiroglou, M.A. (2010). On sample size allocation for planned small domains. Submitted to *Survey Methodology*.

Couture, K., Bélanger, Y. and Neusy, E. (2010). Modelling and Simulation of Survey Collection Using Paradata.

Davis, K. (2010). Automated Data Entry (ADE) Recognition Confidence Threshold Study (2010). Internal presentation.

Demers, G., et Godbout, S. (2011). Généralisation de la méthode de linéarisation de Taylor pour l'estimation de la variance totale. Study report.

Dongmo Jiongo, V., Haziza, D. and Duchesne, P. (2010). Robust Small Area Estimation. Presentation in a Contributed Paper Session at the 2010 SSC Annual Meeting.

Estevao, V. (2010). Methodology Software Library StatMx Calibration Estimation Function version 2.1 Description of Function Parameters. Internal document.

Estevao, V. (2010). Methodology Software Library StatMx Calibration Weights Function version 2.1 Description of Function Parameters. Internal document.

Estevao, V. (2011). Methodology Software Library StatMx Calibration Weights and Calibration Estimation version 2.1 Description of Methodology (2011). Internal document.

Fortier, S., Quenneville, B. and Picard, F. (2010). Calendarization method and applications. Presented to the ACSM, October 2010.

Fox, K. (2010). A framework for the meta-analysis of survey data. *Joint Statistical Meetings* Vancouver, invited presentation and proceedings paper.

Fox, K. (2011). The superpopulation, the finite population and meta-analysis. Unpublished working manuscript.

Gagné, C. (2011). *An empirical analysis of disclosure control methods*. Unpublished technical paper.

Gagné, C., Roberts, G. and Keown, L.A. (2011). Weighted Estimation and Bootstrap Variance Estimation for Analysing Survey Data: How to Implement in Selected Software. Draft manuscript.

Grondin, C., Haddou, M. and Laperrière, C. (2010). Research project on Estimating Disclosure Risk for Public Use Microdata Files (PUMF). SSMD Technical Report, April, 2010.

Hidiroglou, M.A. (2010). Current Developments in Small Area Estimation at Statistics Canada. Invited Paper Presented at *Joint Statistical Meetings* 2010, Meetings held In Vancouver.

Jamroz, E. (2010). Report on Small Area Estimation Using a Linear Mixed Effects Model. Internal SRID report.

Julien, C., and Fortier, S (2011). Seasonal Adjustment Horizontal Review. Internal report (in progress).

Kovačević, M., Roberts, G. and Mach, L. (2010). Bootstrap variance estimation for population risk predictions using complex survey samples. Submitted to *Survey Methodology*.

Lavallée, P., et Labelle-Blanchet, S. (2011). *Indirect Sampling Applied to Skewed Populations*. Article in preparation.

León, C.A. (2011). *Optimally controlled sampling designs: to guard you against bad samples.* Presentation for the SSC's annual meeting.

Mach, M., Beaumont, J.-F., Bosa, K. and Lafortune, Y. (2010). Mean Bootstrap Variance Estimation for Survey Data. Presentation at the 2010 meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada, Québec, June 2010.

Mazzi, G.L., Fortier, S. and Quenneville, B. (2010). Multivariate Benchmarking - The Direct Versus Indirect Problem. Paper written for a chapter in a Handbook on seasonal adjustment to be published by Eurostat.

Michaud, I., Singh, A. and Tambay, J.-L. (2010). MASSC-Basic for Statistical Disclosure Limitation of Large Administrative Databases. DRAFT - Technical Report, SSMD.

Nelligan, T., Wirth, S., De Cuypere, C. and Mach, L. (2011). Operation and Maintenance Costs of Drinking Water Plants. Envirostats, Spring 2011. Cat.No. 16-002-X. /pub/16-002-x/2011001/part-partie3-eng.htm.

Oyarzun, J., and Nambeu, C.O. (2011). Calcul de la variance due à l'imputation avec l'utilisation de méthodes de rééchantillonnage. Internal report, Statistics Canada.

Quenneville, B. (2010). Gain and Phase Shift for the Annual and Monthly Differences. Working paper.

Quenneville, B., and Fortier, S. (2010). Benchmarking and Temporal Consistency. Paper written for a chapter in a Handbook on seasonal adjustment to be published by Eurostat.

Quenneville, B., and Fortier, S. (2011). Restoring Accounting Constraints in Time Series - Methods and Software for a Statistical Agency. Sent for possible publication in an edited volume in honour of David Findley to be published by Chapman & Hall/CRC.

Quenneville, B., and Gagné, C. (2010). Testing Time Series Data Compatibility for Benchmarking. Presented at ACSM April 2010; presented at the 7^{th} International Institute of Forecasters' Workshop, Swiss, January 2011; sent for possible publication.

Quenneville, B., and Gagné, C. (2011). Testing Time Series Data Compatibility for Benchmarking. Presented at ACSM April 2010; presented at the 7^{th} International Institute of Forecasters' Workshop, Swiss, January 2011. Sent for possible publication in a special issue of the International Journal of Forecasting.

Quenneville, B., Benmore, R. and Meszaros, P. (2011). Presenting and Estimating Global and Local Trend in Environmental Data. Working paper (in progress).

Quenneville, B., Picard, F. and Fortier, S. (2010). Interpolation, benchmarking and temporal distribution with natural splines. *ASA Proceedings of the Business and Economic Section*, American Statistical Association, and also submitted for possible publication.

Rao, J.N.K., Hidiroglou, M.A., Kovačević, M. and Yung, W. (2010). Role of weights in descriptive and analytical inferences from survey data: An overview. *Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics*, 64, 2, 129-135.

Rao, J.N.K., Verret, F. and Hidiroglou, M.A. (2010). A Weighted Estimating Equations Approach to Inference for Two-Level Models from Survey Data. SSC Annual Meeting, *Proceedings of the Survey Methods Section*, May 2010.

Rao, J.N.K., Verret, F. and Hidiroglou, M.A. (2010). A weighted estimating equations approach to inference in two-level models from survey data. *Proceedings of the Survey methods section*, *Statistical Society of Canada*.

Roberts, G. (2010). New Developments in Modelling using Survey Data - A Discussion. Discussion of papers presented at the 2010 SSC annual meeting.

Rubin-Bleuer, S. (2010).The proportional hazards model for survey data from independent and clustered super-populations (matériel additionnel). SRID-2010-004-E.

Rubin-Bleuer, S. (2011). The proportional hazards model for survey data from independent and clustered super-populations. *Journal of Multivariate Analysis*, 102, 884-895.

Rubin-Bleuer, S., Yung, W. and Landry, S. (2010). Adjusted maximum likelihood method for a small area model accounting for time and area effects. SRID-2010-005-E.

Schiopu-Kratina, I., Fillion, J.-M., Mach, L. and Reiss, Ph.T. (2011)*. Maximizing the conditional overlap in business surveys. *Paper in preparation.

Théberge, A. (2011). Calage et estimation de la variance. Article in preparation.

Trépanier, J., and Beaumont, J.-F. (2010). Strategic Thinking Process of the Methodology Branch. Paper presented at the Advisory Committee on Statistical Methods, October 2010.

TSRAC (2010). ISB - Time Series Processing System: Input/output specifications. Technical working paper.

Verret, F., and Kevins, C. (2010). Calage aux marges des poids d'enquêtes à poids complexe pour le refus à l'appariement. *Proceedings of the Survey Methods Section*, *Statistical Society of **Canada*.

Verret, F., Hidiroglou, M.A. and Rao, J.N.K. (2010). Small area estimation under informative sampling. *Proceedings of the Survey methods section*, *Statistical Society of Canada*.

Verret, F., Hidiroglou, M.A. and Rao, J.N.K. (2010). Small area estimation under informative sampling. *S*SC Annual Meeting, *Proceedings of the Survey Methods Section*, *Statistical Society of **Canada**, *May 2010.

Xu, C., Chen, J. and Mantel, H. (2010). Penalized Likelihood Methods for Variable Selection in Analysis of Survey Data. *Proceedings of the Survey Methods Section*, *Statistical Society of Canada*.

Xu, C., Chen, J. and Mantel, H. (2010). Smoothly Clipped Absolute Deviation in Analysis of Survey Data. Presented at 2010 SSC meetings, published in the *proceedings of the Survey Methods Section of the SSC*.

Yang, X., and Pelletier, C. (2010). Improving the Quality of Automated Coding at Statistics Canada. *Proceedings of the Survey Methods Section*, *Statistical Society of **Canada*.

You, Y. (2010). Small area estimation under the Fay-Herriot model using different model variance estimation methods and different input sampling variances. Methodology branch working paper, SRID-2010-003E, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Canada.

You, Y. (2011). Hierarchical Bayes sampling variance modeling for small area estimation based on area level models. Internal Manuscript.

You, Y., and Zhou, Q.M. (2011). Hierarchical Bayes small area estimation under a spatial model with application to health survey data. *Survey Methodology*, 37, 1, 25-37.

You, Y., Rao, J.N.K. and Hidiroglou, M.A. (2011). Benchmarking small area estimators under the Fay-Herriot model. Draft paper.

Yung, W., Rubin-Bleuer, S. and Landry, S. (2010). Small Area Estimation for Business Surveys. *Proceedings of the Survey Research Methods Section*, American Statistical Association, *Joint Statistical Meetings*.

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