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Brady T. West

West says complex sampling more representative, cost-efficient than simple random sampling in national surveys

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"How Uncle Sam Conducts Surveys" - Wall Street Journal. 04/22/2016.

National surveys provide essential information for programs and policies. But what's the best way to collect the survey data? Brady West says it is to use a complex sample that affords the benefits of a simple random sample while minimizing the expense of travel. “You want to design the most cost-efficient sample that gives you the most representative data,” West says.


Brady T. West

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