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Title The rise of survey sampling
Year 2009
Access date 13.01.2012

This paper is about the history of survey sampling. It describes how sampling became an accepted scientific method. From the first ideas in 1895 it took some 50 years before the principles of probability sampling were widely accepted. This papers has a focus on developments in official statistics in The Netherlands, but it also pays attention use of sampling techniques in market research.

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Year of publication2009
Bibliographic typeReports, seminars