A Discussion on Survey Theory

  • J. K. Ghosh
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 45)


I did not intend to participate in today’s discussion on fundamental questions. But, Mr. Chairman, you have put me on the spot with the request that I throw some light on some of the hotly debated issues. If I succeed only in further muddying the water of clear thinking, please remember that you asked for it.


Ratio Estimate Inclusion Probability Survey Practice Clear Thinking Superpopulation Model 
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  1. Editor’s Note : This discussion took place at a Symposium on Incomplete Data held in Washington, D.C. in the Summer of 1979. Professor William Madow was in the chair at the particular session. This article is listed as Basu (1979b) in the references.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. K. Ghosh
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  1. 1.Indian Statistical InstituteCalcuttaIndia

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