STA304H1: Surveys, Sampling and Observational Data

Hours: 
36L

Design of surveys, sources of bias, randomized response surveys. Techniques of sampling; stratification, clustering, unequal probability selection. Sampling inference, estimates of population mean and variances, ratio estimation. Observational data; correlation vs. causation, missing data, sources of bias.

Prerequisite: 

ECO220Y1/​ ECO227Y1/​ GGR270H1/​ PSY201H1/​ SOC300H1/​ SOC202H1/​ STA220H1/​ STA255H1/​ STA261H1/​ STA248H1/​ STA238H1/​ STA288H1/​ EEB225H1/​ STAB22H3/ STAB57H3/ STA220H5/ STA258H5/ STA260H5/ ECO220Y5/ ECO227Y5

Exclusion: 

STAC50H3, STAC52H3, STA304H5

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)