Ch. 2: Sampling & Generalizability

Sampling

SAMPLING RESOURCES

Sampling (Pew Research Center)

Sampling Size Calculator

Types of Survey Sampling Methods

Sampling Error & Standard Error

Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis (ethical issues)

Ethical Principles for Human Subjects (Belmont Report)

 

READINGS

Why the 1936 Literary Digest Poll Failed (Squire)

Elementary Survey Sampling (Scheaffer, et al.)

Introduction to Survey Sampling (Kalton)

Do sponsors of research affect sample & results? (NY Times)

Analyzing the 2016 US Presidential polling (Politico)

Pollsters Don’t change methods after 2016 election  (NYT)

LA Times Tracking Poll: different sampling methodology

Why Polls missed Trump victory (FiveThirtyEight)

Don’t Trust Online Polls (NY Times)

Online Polling Experiment (NY Times)

Telephone vs Web sampling (Pew)

 

 

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