The independence assumption in the mixed randomized response model

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Abstract

We study the independence assumption in the mixed randomized response model to show that it is unnecessary for unbiasedness and yet preferable for efficiency. The unconditional variance of MRR estimators without the independence condition is shown.

Original languageEnglish
Article number108986
JournalStatistics and Probability Letters
Volume170
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021 Mar

Keywords

  • Ancillary statistics
  • Privacy protection
  • Sensitive questions
  • Unbiasedness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty

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