STA304H1: Surveys, Sampling and Observational Data

Hours

36L

Design of surveys, sources of bias, randomized response surveys. Techniques of sampling; stratification, clustering, unequal probability selection. Sampling inference, estimates of population mean and variances, ratio estimation. Observational data; correlation vs. causation, missing data, sources of bias.

Prerequisite
ECO227Y1/ STA255H1/ STA261H1/ STA248H1/ STA238H1/ STAB57H3/ STA258H5/ STA260H5/ ECO227Y5
Exclusion
STAC50H3, STAC53H3, STA304H5
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)