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Re: <nettime> epistemological crisis for US tail-chasing politics
Fred Heutte on Mon, 4 Oct 2004 19:05:33 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> epistemological crisis for US tail-chasing politics



Those interested in the problems with poll sampling should look at some of 
the political methodology research on the issue.

The most salient paper I know of is Gerber and Green's
"Enough Already with Random Digit Dialing: Can Registration-
Based Sampling Improve the Accuracy of Election Forecasts?":

http://www.yale.edu/isps/publications/regsamp.pdf

-- fh





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