Inference from surveys with complex sampling design

  • Nicholas T. Longford
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)


Monitoring the quality of education is an important concern for educational researchers, politicians, and economists, as well as parents and organizations representing them. Large-scale surveys are probably the most important source of inference about the educational system of a country. Not infrequently, conclusions drawn from educational surveys make the news headlines and are used to support and justify policies that affect the educational system.


Sampling Variance Complex Sampling Design Jackknife Method Jackknife Estimator Jackknife Estimate 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicholas T. Longford
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  1. 1.Research DivisionEducational Testing ServicePrincetonUSA

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