Analysis of Survey Data and Small Area Estimation

Code 432PP
Credits 6

Learning outcomes

The course will be structured in the following parts 1) Analysis of the collected data for estimation and testing for the phenomenon under study; definition of planned and unplanned domains. 2) Direct and indirect estimates for unplanned domains; R codes for the application of the SAE estimators (EURAREA and SAMPLE project libraries) 3) quality issues in SAE and usage of SAE in European Statistical System. At the end of the course student will be able to deal with small area estimation both at the theoretical and empirical level.