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Research project

Paul Smith ESRC Evidence gathering from the School of Economic Social and Political Sciences at the University of Southampton for the SPF ‘UK Population Laboratory’/Longitudinal Studies scoping project


Lead researcher

Professor Paul Smith

Head of Department

Research interests

  • Sampling and estimation methods in official statistics
  • Dual system (capture-recapture) estimation in official statistics

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Other researchers

Professor Peter van der Heijden

Professor in Social Statistics

Research interests

  • Categorical data analysis
  • Population size estimation, capture-recapture

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Professor Gabriele Durrant PhD

Prof of Social Stats & Survey Method

Research interests

  • survey data collection
  • survey methodology

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Professor Nikos Tzavidis PhD

Head of School

Research interests

  • Small Area Estimation and official statistics
  • Outlier robust inference; Quantile and M-quantile models

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Professor Peter Smith

Professor in Social Statistics

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Doctor Angela Luna Hernandez

Lecturer in Social Stats and Demography

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Professor Li-Chun Zhang

Professor in Social Statistics

Research interests

  • Graph sampling
  • Analysis of integrated data

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Professor Ann Berrington

Professor-Demography&Social Statistics

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