Publisher description for Drawing inferences from self-selected samples / edited by Howard Wainer.


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This volume contains a collection of essays and discussions which serve as an introduction and guide to current research in the area of drawing inferences from self-selected samples. This topic is of direct interest to a professional audience of survey researchers, pollsters, market researchers, policymakers, statisticians, demographers, economists, and sociologists. The essays themselves and their associated critical discussions are clear and careful; the contributors are among the foremost experts in the field.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Social sciences -- Statistical methods -- Congresses.
Sampling (Statistics) -- Congresses.
Educational statistics -- Congresses.