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Business Survey Methods (Wiley Series in Probability & Mathematical Statistics)by Baggy Cox
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Consists of invited papers, from internationally recognized researchers, chosen for their quality as well as their overall unity. Describes current methods along with innovative research and presents new technologies for solving problems unique to establishment surveys. Stages of the survey process are addressed in the first five parts with cross-cutting topics in the last section.
Book News Annotation:
A product of the International Conference on Establishment Surveys, held in Buffalo, New York, June 1993, this text contains papers that describe current methods and new technologies for solving the problems unique to business surveys. The contributors cover such topics as frames and business registers; sample design and selection; data collection and response quality; data processing; weighting and estimation; and past, present, and future directions. For experienced survey statisticians as well as advanced students in sampling and survey methodology courses.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Table of Contents
Partial table of contents:
FRAMES AND BUSINESS REGISTERS.
Defining and Classifying Statistical Units (S. Nijhowne).
Changes in Populations of Statistical Units (P. Struijs & A. Willeboordse).
SAMPLE DESIGN AND SELECTION.
Coordination of Samples Using Permanent Random Numbers (E. Ohlsson).
Business Surveys as a Network Sample (A. Johnson).
DATA COLLECTION AND RESPONSE QUALITY.
Designing the Data Collection Process (C. Dippo, et al.).
Electronic Data Interchange (C. Ambler, et al.).
Matching and Record Linkage (W. Winkler).
Protecting Confidentiality in Business Surveys (L. Cox).
WEIGHTING AND ESTIMATION.
Outliers in Business Surveys (H. Lee).
Combining Design-Based and Model-Based Inference (K. Brewer).
PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS.
Quality Assurance for Business Surveys (G. Griffiths & S. Linacre).
Business Surveys in Ten Years' Time (J. Ryten).
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