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SurvMeth 744

Topics in Survey Methodology
Instructor(s): Yan Li
Term: Winter
3 credits (Sampling & Estimation course)

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 include: 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.

Prerequisites: SurvMeth 625 - Applied Sampling.