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Sample Design and Estimation (Business) NPT - Intermediate

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Brief description: This is a one day classroom based session, aimed at exploring more complex aspects of sampling and estimation that are particularly applicable to business (or establishment) surveys.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the course, through practical application of the methods, participants will understand:

• the principles and concepts behind sampling and estimation used within Official Statistics;

• when to use different sampling strategies, with particular emphasis on stratification;

• how sample data can be used to estimate parameters of interest, with emphasis on estimation methods that make best use of other available information; and

• how to assess the quality of sample estimates, including the impact of the sample design and estimator.

Method of delivery: This is a one day taught session, delivered at the Newport ONS site only.

Target audience: This is aimed at analytical ONS/GSS staff who are interested in understanding the more complex aspects of sampling and estimation in business surveys.

Event Length: One day

Cost and pre-requisites: The cost of this course is free to ONS staff. For Government staff who are external to ONS, the course fee is £116. Participants will be expected to have a good working knowledge of the subject matte

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