Development in polls and election outcomes in Britain

 
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RSS sections/special interest groups, History of Statistics Section

Wednesday 27 March 2019, 06:00pm - 07:30pm

 
Location Royal Statistical Society, 12 Errol Street, London EC1Y 8LX

Speaker:

Stephen Fisher – University of Oxford

About the Event:

Polls are usually the best guide to future election outcomes, but how good a guide have they been? This talk addresses that question, and considers how changes in polling methodology since the 1950s have influenced their performance.

 

Programme:
6.00pm to 7.00pm: Authors’ presentation
7.00pm to 7.30pm: Q&A
Attendance is free and open to all, whether fellows of the RSS or not, but pre-registration is required.

Refreshments: tea, coffee and biscuits will be available from 5.30pm.

Organiser Name Peter Smith, History of Statistics Section Meetings Secretary

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