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Three controversies in the history of survey sampling

Brewer, Kenneth

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The history of survey sampling, dating from the writings of A.N. Kiaer (1897), has been remarkably controversial. First Kiaer himself had to struggle to convince his contemporaries that survey sampling itself was a legitimate procedure. He spent several decades in the attempt, and was an old man before survey sampling became a reputable activity. The first person to provide both a theoretical justification of survey sampling (in 1906) and a practical demonstration of its feasibility (in a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64490
Source: Survey Methodology

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