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Sample Design & Estimation (Business) (Level 2) NPT

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Room 1.305, Newport

Newport, United Kingdom

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THIS IS AN ONS EVENT ONLY

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  • To explore more complex aspects of sampling and estimation that are particularly applicable to business (or establishment) surveys.

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

 

Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites: Level 2 – A degree in Mathematics or Statistics, or a good working knowledge of the subject.

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