Topics in Survey Methodology

Fall 2018



Completion of Sampling Theory (SURV 440).


This course is an advanced course in selected topics in survey sampling. Topics to be covered include: estimation and imputation approaches; small area estimation; and sampling methods for rare populations. A selection of additional topics, chosen by the instructor, will also be covered. Examples of such additional topics are: sample designs for time and space; panel and rotating panel survey designs; maximizing overlap between samples; controlled selection and lattice sampling; sampling with probabilities proportionate to size without replacement; multiple frame sampling; adaptive cluster sampling; capture-recapture sampling; sampling for telephone surveys; sampling for establishment surveys; and measurement error models. Both applied and theoretical aspects of the topics will be examined.