Model Assisted Survey Sampling

Paperback | October 31, 2003

byCarl-Erik Särndal, Bengt Swensson, Jan Wretman

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Now available in paperback, this book provides a comprehensive account of survey sampling theory and methodology suitable for students and researchers across a variety of disciplines. It shows how statistical modeling is a vital component of the sampling process and in the choice of estimation technique. The first textbook that systematically extends traditional sampling theory with the aid of a modern model assisted outlook. Covers classical topics as well as areas where significant new developments have taken place.

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Now available in paperback, this book provides a comprehensive account of survey sampling theory and methodology suitable for students and researchers across a variety of disciplines. It shows how statistical modeling is a vital component of the sampling process and in the choice of estimation technique. The first textbook that systema...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:712 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:October 31, 2003Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387406204

ISBN - 13:9780387406206

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Table of Contents

PART I: Principles of Estimation for Finite Populations and Important Sampling Designs: Survey Sampling in Theory and Practice. Basic Ideas in Estimation from Probability Samples. Unbiased Estimation for Element Sampling Designs. Unbiased Estimation for Cluster Sampling and Sampling in Two or More Stages. Introduction to More Complex Estimation Problems.- PART II: Estimation through Linear Modeling, Using Auxiliary Variables: The Regression Estimator. Regression Estimators for Element Sampling Designs. Regression Estimators for Cluster Sampling and Two-Stage Sampling.- PART III: Further Questions in Design and Analysis of Surveys: Two-Phase Sampling. Estimation for Domains. Variance Estimation. Searching for Optimal Sampling Designs. Further Statistical Techniques for Survey Data.- PART IV: A Broader View of Errors in Surveys: Nonsampling Errors and Extensions of Probability Sampling Theory. Nonresponse. Measurement Errors. Quality Declarations for Survey Data.- Appendix A - D.- References.

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"I would recommend that this book be in the office of every survey methodologist."(Journal of Official Statistics)