# 732A28 Survey Sampling

### Working plan

#### (Will be completed with chapters and exercises in Lohr)

The student companion site for Lohr, 2nd ed. can be found at http://www.brookscole.com/cgi-wadsworth/course_products_wp.pl?fid=M20b&product_isbn_issn=0495110841&discipline_number=17&template=AISE

The workplan for 2009 with references to Lohr, 1st ed. can be downloaded here.

The timetable for 2009 including references to Lohr, 1st ed. can be downloaded here.

 Working week Contents Literature Recommended exercises 1-3 Design-based estimation from probability samples - an introduction. Sampling without replacement.Simple random sampling, systematic sampling, stratified sampling and cluster sampling. Lohr Ch 1, 2.1-2.9, 3.1-3.5, 5.1-5.6 Lohr Exe 1.1-1.8, 2.2, 2.6, 2.7, 2.12, 2.19, 2.26, 2.30, 3.2, 3.6a(b), 3.7, 3.12, 3.14, 3.22ab, 3.27, 5.11, 5.6 4 Sampling with unequal probabilities. Unbiased estimation for with and without replacement sampling designs. Methods for pps sampling with and without replacement. Lohr Ch. 6.1-6.6 Lohr Exe 6.2-6.5, 6.8, 6.18, 6.27 5-6 Dealing with nonresponse. Single and multiple imputation. Simple weight adjustments. Lohr Ch. 8.1-8.6, Rubin (1986), Schafer (1999) Lohr Exe 8.2, 8.6. Exercise on multiple imputation, Exercises on treatment of nonresponse 6 An introduction to GREG. Lohr Ch. 4.1-4.5 Lohr Exe 4.8, 4.20, 4.17, 4.28, 5.14a, 5.16. 7 Web surveys. Designing a web survey. Mode effects. Inference from nonprobability samples; Dealing with multiple sources of error. Groves (1989), Couper (2000), Lee (2006)
##### References aside from Lohr's book:
• Couper, M. P. (2000). Web Surveys - A Review of Issues and Approaches. Public Opinion Quarterly, 64: 464-494.
• Groves, R. M. (1989). Survey Errors and Survey Costs. Wiley. Sec. 1.4 (pp 8-18).
• Lee, S. (2006). Propensity score adjustment as a weighting scheme for volunteer panel web surveys. Journal of Official Statistics, Vol.22, No.2, 2006. pp. 329-349. Available in full text here.
• Rubin, D. B. (1986). Basic ideas of multiple imputation for nonresponse. Survey Methodology, vol 12, no 1, pp 37-47.
• Schafer, J. L. (1999). Multiple imputation: a primer. Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 8:3-15.

Schafer's article is available online: search among the university library's electronic journals. The other references will be distributed in class.

#### Computer labs:

 Lab Contents 1 Survey sampling and estimation with SAS. Instructions Data: agpop.dat , agsrs.dat Programs: agpop.sas , agsrs.sas 2 Multiple imputation with SAS.

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Last updated: 2011-08-26