STAT544: Survey Design and Sampling Methods (DIPLOMA... A.R.Zahran)

S544 introduces you to the most popular designs encountered in survey sampling. Comparisons of these designs from both theoretical and practical viewpoints will be emphasized. Estimators associated with each of these designs will be given and the statistical properties of these estimators will be discussed. By the end of the semester you will be able to select the suitable sampling plan for your study, implement it, and estimate the parameters of interest according to the chosen plan