Scientific Programme

Programme of the Summer School (download here)

Proceedings of the Summer School (download here)

Invited lectures

The invited lectures will have an educational approach and give the participants important knowledge in survey statistics.

There are four keynote lecturers and nine invited speakers.

Keynote speakers (2-3 lectures):

  • Jelke Bethlehem (University of Leiden)
    Estimation problems in web surveys
    Nonresponse problems in surveys: detection and correction
    Use and abuse of graphs. Abstracts
  • Vassili Levenko (Statistics Estonia)
    Preparing to conduct register-based population and housing census in Estonia in 2020. Abstract
  • Kaija Ruotsalainen (Statistics Finland)
    Register-based population census methodology in Finland. Abstract
  • Imbi Traat (University of Tartu)
    Sampling and estimation in surveys. Abstract

Invited speakers (one lecture):

  • Natallia Bokun (Belarus State Economic University)
    Small Business Surveys in Belarus. Abstract
  • Danutė Krapavickaitė (Vilnius Gediminas Technical University)
    Sample selection in R. Abstract
  • Alexander Kukush (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv)
    Radiation Risk Estimation under Measurement Errors in Exposure Doses. Abstract
  • Seppo Laaksonen (University of Helsinki)
    Anticipated and realized design effects of the European Social Survey. Abstract
  • Thomas Laitila (University of Örebro)
    Selective Editing. Abstract
  • Risto Lehtonen (University of Helsinki)
    Calibration methods for domain and small area estimation. Abstract
  • Natalja Lepik (University of Tartu)
    R tools in survey estimation (R package: sampling). Abstract
  • Mārtiņš Liberts (Statistics Latvia)
    R tutorial. Abstract
  • Juris Breidaks (Statistics Latvia)
    R tools in survey design (R package: surveyplanning). Abstract
  • Mykola Sydorov (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv)
    Factorial surveys in R. Abstract

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