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Nonparametric Identification for Respondent-Driven Sampling.

TitleNonparametric Identification for Respondent-Driven Sampling.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsAronow, Peter M., and Forrest W. Crawford
JournalStatistics & probability letters
Date Published2015 Nov 1
AbstractWe detail nonparametric identification results for respondent-driven sampling when sampling probabilities are assumed to be functions of network degree known to scale. We show that the conditions for consistency of the Volz-Heckathorn estimator are weaker than previously assumed.
Alternate JournalStat Probab Lett

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