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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
  • Price indices
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Other researchers

Professor Gabriele Durrant PhD

Prof of Social Stats & Survey Method

Research interests

  • survey data collection
  • survey methodology
  • statistical modelling
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Professor Peter Smith

Professor in Social Statistics
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Professor Ann Berrington

Professor-Demography&Social Statistics
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Professor Nikos Tzavidis PhD

Professor of Statistical Methodology

Research interests

  • Small Area Estimation and official statistics
  • Outlier robust inference; Quantile and M-quantile models
  • Geospatial data; Poverty mapping; Statistical inference under data aggregation and displacement
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Professor Li-Chun Zhang

Professor in Social Statistics

Research interests

  • Graph sampling
  • Analysis of integrated data
  • Statistical uses of administrative sources
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Professor Peter van der Heijden

Professor in Social Statistics

Research interests

  • Categorical data analysis
  • Population size estimation, capture-recapture
  • Randomized response
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Dr Angela Luna Hernandez

Lecturer in Social Stats and Demography
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Research outputs