STAT 521: Theory and Applications of Sample Surveys
(3-0) Cr. 3. S.
Prereq: STAT 401 or STAT 500 or STAT 587; STAT 447 or STAT 542 or STAT 588
Practical aspects and basic theory of design and estimation in sample surveys for finite populations. Simple random, systematic, stratified, cluster multistage and unequal-probability sampling. Horvitz-Thompson estimation of totals and functions of totals: means, proportions, regression coefficients. Linearization technique for variance estimation. Model-assisted ratio and regression estimation. Two-phase sampling and sampling on two occasions. Non-response effects. Imputation.
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