Evaluating the fundamentals of a small domain estimator
Harter, R., Macaluso, M., & Wolter, K. (2003). Evaluating the fundamentals of a small domain estimator. Survey Methodology, 29(1), 63-70.
...In the final paper of the special section, Harter, Macaluso and Wolter present a case-study of small domain estimation techniques to estimate employment at the county/industry division level using data from the U.S. Current Employment Statistics program and lagged administrative data on employment. They discuss such issues as the availability, quality and choice of auxiliary data, problems in micro-matching of survey and administrative data, and regular monitoring of the entire process in order to build in the quality needed to support small area estimation....