Drawing inferences from self-selected samples

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Springer-Verlag, 1986 - Education - 163 pages
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This volume contains a collection of essays and discussions which serve as an introduction and guide to current research in the area of drawing inferences from self-selected samples. This topic is of direct interest to a professional audience of survey researchers, pollsters, market researchers, policymakers, statisticians, demographers, economists, and sociologists. The essays themselves and their associated critical discussions are clear and careful; the contributors are among the foremost experts in the field.

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Contents

The SAT as a Social Indicator A Pretty Bad Idea
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SelfSelection and PerformanceBased Ratings A Case
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Comments
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Dr Howard Wainer is a Distinguished Research Scientist for the National Board of Medical Examiners and Adjunct Professor of Statistics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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