Practically everyone is familiar with the Gallup Poll, an opinion survey, and the Current Population Survey, used by the Census Bureau to estimate unemployment, the Consumer’s Price Index, etc.
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- A very readable nonmathematical book is Sudman, S. 1976. Applied Sampling. New York: Academic Press.Google Scholar
- The classic reference is Cochran, W. G. 1977. Sampling Techniques. 3rd ed. New York: Wiley and Sons.Google Scholar
- A good treatment is also given in Kish, L. 1965. Survey Sampling. New York: Wiley and Sons.Google Scholar
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