A Study of Assimilation Bias in Name-Based Sampling of Migrants

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Schnell, R.; Trappmann, M.; Gramlich, T.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
  • Journal: Journal of Official Statistics (issn: 2001-7367)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2478/jos-2014-0015
  • Subject: Hard-to-Reach populations | HM | sampling | undercoverage | onomastic sampling | HA1-4737 | Statistics

The use of personal names for screening is an increasingly popular sampling technique for migrant populations. Although this is often an effective sampling procedure, very little is known about the properties of this method. Based on a large German survey, this article ... View more
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