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Statistical Survey Design and Evaluating Impact

By Tarun Kumar Roy, Rajib Acharya, Arun Roy

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Statistical designs, sample surveys and evaluation designs are fundamental tools for solving queries related to population parameters and the effects of public programs and policies. This book explores the concepts of effective sampling and evaluation techniques in a cohesive and concise manner. Sampling design techniques, including simple random sampling, stratified sampling, systematic sampling and cluster sampling, are presented in detail. These techniques play a vital role when choosing an appropriate sample survey design. The concepts of multistage design, non-sampling errors and evaluation techniques including before-after design, one-time treatment and control design are discussed extensively. The book focuses on different methods of estimation, including multiple regression analysis and logistic regression. It covers the issue of bias in a design, the source of such bias and ways to overcome it. Clear guidelines with remedial measures are outlined to facilitate choosing a suitable sampling design.

Product code: 9781107146457

ISBN 9781107146457
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H251xW189xS20
No. Of Pages 214
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Sample surveys are a popular and viable alternative to official statistics and censuses. This book discusses some important methodologies for developing statistical designs, sample surveys and evaluation designs. Solved examples are included to illustrate each technique covered.