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Title Inferential Potential of Non-Probability Samples
Author Lynn, P.
Source 55th ISI Session 2005, Discussion
Year 2005
Access date 24.11.2005
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Abstract

There are at least two reasons why we are discussing inference from non-probability samples:
1. The continued predominance of non-probability samples in certain fields, certain countries, and certain domains;
2. Declining response rates having two effects: a) calling into question the extent to which we can use classical randomisation-based inference methods, even after standard non-response adjustments, and b) increasing the cost differential between probability and non-probability samples and thereby causing us to reassess the justification for probability sampling.....

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