Sankhya: The Indian Journal of Statistics

1994, Volume 56, Series B, Pt. 1, pp. 11--17

LIMITING DISTRIBUTION OF RATIO ESTIMATOR OF FINITE POPULATION VARIANCE

By

A. K. P. C. SWAIN and G. MISHRA, *Utkal University*

SUMMARY. In this paper it has been shown that the ratio estimator of finite population variance, under certain regularity conditions, is asymptotically normally distributed.

*AMS (1980) subject classification.* 62D05.

*Key words and phrases.* Ratio estimator, finite population variance, asymptotic normality.