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  1. A technique to derive population estimates from smaller samples and understand how groups are socially networked. A small number of participants or “seeds” are interviewed, and participants are given three coupons and asked to give them to similar friends/acquaintances like them. Chains develop, and researchers keep track of how groups are networked and ultimately derive population estimates.

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Horning, A. Peeling the onion: domestically trafficked minors and other sex work involved youth. Dialect Anthropol 37, 299–307 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10624-012-9289-3

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