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Population sampling in longitudinal surveys

Goldstein, H and Lynn, P and Muniz-Terrera, G and Hardy, R and O’Muircheartaigh, C and Skinner, C and Lehtonen, R (2015) 'Population sampling in longitudinal surveys.' Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 6 (4). 447 - 452. ISSN 1757-9597

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The paper questions the need for observational studies to achieve representativeness for real populations, in particular for longitudinal studies. It draws upon recent debates and argues for the need to distinguish scientific inference from population inference.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Social and Economic Research
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2015 10:37
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2021 10:15

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