ABSTRACT

Since publication of the first edition in 1992, the field of survey sampling has grown considerably. This new edition of Survey Sampling: Theory and Methods has been updated to include the latest research and the newest methods. The authors have undertaken the daunting task of surveying the sampling literature of the past decade to provide an outst

Estimation in finite populations: a unified theory. Strategies depending on auxiliary variables. Choosing good sampling strategies. Predictors. Asymptotic aspects in survey sampling. Applications of asymptotics. Design- and model-based variance estimation. Multi-stage, multi-phase and repetitive sampling. Re-sampling and variance estimation in complex surveys. Sampling from inadequate frames. Analytic studies of survey data. Randomized response. Incomplete data. An epilogue.