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How much confidence can we have in EU-SILC? Complex sample designs and the standard error of the Europe 2020 poverty indicators

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If estimates are based on samples, they should be accompanied by appropriate standard errors and confidence intervals. This is true for scientific research in general, and is even more important if estimates are used to inform and evaluate policy measures such as those aimed at attaining the Europe 2020 poverty reduction target. In this article I pay explicit attention to the calculation of standard errors and confidence intervals, with an application to the European Union Statistics on Incom...

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10.1007/s11205-011-9918-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy and Intervention
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Indicators Research Journal website
Volume:
110
Issue:
1
Pages:
89-110
Publication date:
2011-08-19
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EISSN:
1573-0921
ISSN:
0303-8300
Source identifiers:
1032309
Language:
English
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pubs:1032309
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2019-07-15

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