Intermediate sample design and estimation for business surveys

Open to
All staff in the Government Statistical Service
Training category
Surveys, Analytical
Type of training
Face to face
Length
One day
Organiser
Learning Academy
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
Newport, Titchfield

Description:

This is classroom based session aims to explore 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 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

How to book:

These courses are provided depending on demand. If you would like access to this course, please contact gss.capability@statistics.gov.uk.

Contact:

Email: gss.capability@statistics.gov.uk 

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Introduction to sample design and estimation in business surveys

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