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In defence of polls: A few high-profile misses should not overshadow the many times pollsters called it right

Bojar, Abel (2017) In defence of polls: A few high-profile misses should not overshadow the many times pollsters called it right. British Politics and Policy at LSE (16 Feb 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Polling companies were heavily criticised for failing to predict the results of the UK’s EU referendum and Donald Trump’s presidential election victory, but is this criticism fair? Abel Bojar draws on evidence from recent European elections to illustrate that opinion polls have a far better record of success than they’re given credit for.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain > DAW Central Europe
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2017 12:16
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2019 23:24
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/70214

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