Skinner, Chris


Professor Chris Skinner  

Department

Position held

Department of Statistics

Professor of Statistics and Head of Department

Non LSE positions held

Department

Position held

Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute

Associate Member

Centre for Microdata and Methods (cemmap)

Fellow

Experience keywords:

survey methodology; nonresponse; statistical disclosure control; sampling

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Chris Skinner's research and expertise relates primarily to the statistical methodology of sample surveys, including sampling, nonresponse, measurement error and statistical disclosure control. More broadly, he has interests in quantitative methods in the social sciences, the methodology of official statistics and in privacy and confidentiality for statistical data.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Public Administration

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6726

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Da Silva, Damião Nóbrega and Skinner, Chris J. (2014) The use of accuracy indicators to correct for survey measurement error Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics), 63 (2). 303-319. ISSN 0035-9254

2013

Kim, Jae Kwang and Skinner, Chris J. (2013) Weighting in survey analysis under informative sampling Biometrika, 100 (2). 385-398. ISSN 0006-3444

2012

Skinner, Chris J. (2012) Rejoinder International Statistical Review, 80 (3). 379-381. ISSN 0306-7734

Skinner, Chris J. (2012) Statistical disclosure risk: seperating potential and harm International Statistical Review, 80 (3). 349-368. ISSN 0306-7734

Skinner, Chris J. and Shlomo, N. (2012) Estimating frequencies of frequencies in finite populations Statistics and Probability Letters, 82 (12). 2206-2212. ISSN 0167-7152

Skinner, Chris J. (2012) Statistical disclosure risk: separating potential and harm International Statistical Review, 80 (3). 349-368. ISSN 0306-7734

Skinner, Chris and Mason, Ben (2012) Weighting in the regression analysis of survey data with a cross-national application Canadian Journal of Statistics, 40 (4). 697-711. ISSN 0319-5724

Shlomo, Natalie and Skinner, Chris J. and Schouten, Barry (2012) Estimation of an indicator of the representativeness of survey response Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 142 (1). 201-211. ISSN 0378-3758

Micklewright, John and Schnepf, Sylke and Skinner, Chris J. (2012) Non-response biases in surveys of schoolchildren: the case of the English Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) samples Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 175 (4). 915-338. ISSN 0964-1998

Sholmo, Natalie and Skinner, Chris J. (2012) Privacy protection from sampling and perturbation in survey microdata Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality, 4 (1). 155-169.

2011

Skinner, Chris J. (2011) Book review: 'advances in sampling theory - ratio method of estimation’ by Cingi, H. and Kadilar, C. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 106 (493). 375-382. ISSN 0162-1459

Skinner, Chris J. and D'Arrigo, Julia (2011) Inverse probability weighting for clustered nonresponse Biometrika, 98 (4). 953-966. ISSN 0006-3444

Schouten, Barry and Shlomo, Natalie and Skinner, Chris J. (2011) Indicators for monitoring and improving representativeness of response Journal of Official Statistics, 27 (2). 231-253. ISSN 0282-423X

2010

Skinner, Chris J. and Vallet, L.-A. (2010) Fitting log-linear models to contingency tables from surveys with complex sampling designs: an investigation of the Clogg-Eliason approach Sociological Methods and Research, 39 (1). 83-108. ISSN 0049-1241

D'Arrigo, Julia and Skinner, Chris J. (2010) Linearization variance estimation for generalized raking estimators in the presence of nonresponse Survey Methodology, 36 (2). 181-192. ISSN 1492-0921

Shlomo, Natalie and Skinner, Chris J. (2010) Assessing the protection provided by misclassification-based disclosure limitation methods for survey microdata The Annals of Applied Statistics, 4 (3). 1291-1310. ISSN 1932-6157

2009

Skinner, Chris J. (2009) Statistical disclosure control for survey data In: Pfeffermann, D. and Rao, C. R., (eds.) Handbook of Statistics 29a: Sample Surveys: Design, Methods and Applications. Elsevier, 381-396. ISBN 9780444531247

Young, Caroline and Martin, David and Skinner, Chris J. (2009) Geographically intelligent disclosure control for flexible aggregation of census data International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 23 (4). 457-482. ISSN 1365-8816

Matei, Alina and Skinner, Chris J. (2009) Optimal sample coordination using controlled selection Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 139 (9). 3112-3121. ISSN 0378-3758

2008

Skinner, Chris J. (2008) Assessing disclosure risk for record linkage In: Domingo-Ferrer, Josep and Saygın, Yücel, (eds.) Privacy in Statistical Databases: Unesco Chair in Data Privacy International Conference, Psd 2008 Istanbul, Turkey, September 24. Lecture notes in computer science, 5262. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 166-176. ISBN 9783540874706

Ekholm, Anders and Skinner, Chris J. (2008) The Muscatine children’s obesity data reanalysed using pattern mixture models Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics), 47 (2). 251-263. ISSN 0035-9254

Vieira, Marcel D.T. and Skinner, Chris J. (2008) Estimating models for panel survey data under complex sampling Journal of Official Statistics, 24 (3). 343-364. ISSN 0282-423X

Skinner, Chris J. and Shlomo, Natalie (2008) Assessing identification risk in survey microdata using log-linear models Journal of the American Statistical Association, 103 (483). 989-1001. ISSN 0162-1459

2007

Skinner, Chris J. (2007) Discussion of J.F.Bjørnstad, ‘Non-Bayesian multiple imputation’ Journal of Official Statistics, 23 (4). 463-465. ISSN 0282-423X

Skinner, Chris J. (2007) The probability of identification: applying ideas from forensic statistics to disclosure risk assessment Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 170 (1). 195-212. ISSN 0964-1998

Ali Ghazali, Syed Shakir and Skinner, Chris J. and Tahir, M. H. (2007) Three-way stratification sampling design when one of the stratifying variables is time Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics, 49 (4). 385-395. ISSN 1369-1473

Skinner, Chris J. and de Toledo Vieira, Marcel (2007) Variance estimation in the analysis of clustered longitudinal survey data Survey Methodology, 33 (1). 3-12. ISSN 1492-0921

2006

Elamir, Elsayed A.H. and Skinner, Chris J. (2006) Record level measures of disclosure risk for survey microdata Journal of Official Statistics, 22 (3). 525-539. ISSN 0282-423X

Durrant, Gabriele B. and Skinner, Chris J. (2006) Using missing data methods to correct for measurement error in a distribution function Survey Methodology, 32 (1). 25-36. ISSN 1492-0921

Durrant, Gabriele B. and Skinner, Chris J. (2006) Using data augmentation to correct for non-ignorable non-response when surrogate data are available: an application to the distribution of hourly pay Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 169 (3). 605-623. ISSN 0964-1998

2005

Skinner, Chris J. (2005) Contribution to discussion of J. Copas and S. Eguchi, ‘local model uncertainty and incomplete-data bias’ Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology), 67 (4). 500. ISSN 1369-7412

Berger, Yves G. and Skinner, Chris J. (2005) A jackknife variance estimator for unequal probability sampling Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology), 67 (1). 79-89. ISSN 1369-7412

2004

Skinner, Chris J. (2004) Méthodes pour protéger la confidentialité des données d’enquêtes In: Ardilly, Pascal, (ed.) Échantillonnage et Méthodes D'enquêtes. Science Sup. Dunod, Paris, France, 45-53. ISBN 9782100074778

Skinner, Chris J. (2004) Comment on: A. Demnati and J.N.K. Rao, 'linearization variance estimators for model parameters from complex survey data' Survey Methodology, 30 (1). 17-18. ISSN 1492-0921

2003

Skinner, Chris J. and Holmes, D. J. (2003) Random effects models for longitudinal survey data In: Chambers, R. L. and Skinner, Chris J., (eds.) Analysis of Survey Data. John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK, 205-219. ISBN 9780471899877

Skinner, Chris J. and Carter, Randy (2003) Estimation of a measure of disclosure risk for survey microdata under unequal probability sampling Survey Methodology, 29 (2). 177-180. ISSN 1492-0921

Berger, Yves G. and Skinner, Chris J. (2003) Variance estimation for a low income proportion Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics), 52 (4). 457-468. ISSN 0035-9254

Chambers, R. L. and Skinner, Chris J., eds (2003) Analysis of survey data John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK. ISBN 9780471899877

2002

Skinner, Chris J. (2002) Discussion Journal of Official Statistics, 18 (2). 155-156. ISSN 0282-423X

Skinner, Chris J. (2002) Jackknife variance estimation for multivariate statistics under hot-deck imputation from common donors Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 102 (1). 149-167. ISSN 0378-3758

Skinner, Chris J. and Stuttard, Nigel and Beissel-Durrant, Gabriele and Jenkins, James (2002) The measurement of low pay in the UK labour force survey Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 64 (supple). 653-676. ISSN 0305-9049

Skinner, Chris J. and Elliot, M. J. (2002) A measure of disclosure risk for microdata Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology), 64 (4). 855-867. ISSN 1369-7412

2000

Skinner, Chris J. (2000) Dealing with measurement error in panel analysis In: Rose, David, (ed.) Researching Social and Economic Change: the Uses of Household Panel Studies. Social research today. Routledge, London, UK, 113-125. ISBN 9781857285468

1999

Skinner, Chris J. (1999) Calibration weighting and non-sampling errors Research in Official Statistics, 2. 33-43. ISSN 1023-098X

Skinner, Chris J. and Humphreys, K. (1999) Weibull regression for lifetimes measured with error Lifetime Data Analysis, 5 (1). 23-37. ISSN 1380-7870

Romaniuk, H. and Skinner, Chris J. and Cooper, P. J. (1999) Modelling consumers' use of products Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 162 (3). 407-421. ISSN 0964-1998

Smith, P. W. F. and Skinner, Chris J. and Clarke, P. S. (1999) Allowing for non-ignorable non-response in the analysis of voting intention data Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics), 48 (4). 563-577. ISSN 0035-9254

1998

Skinner, Chris J. (1998) Misclassification error In: Armitage, P. and Colton, T., (eds.) Encyclopaedia of Biostatistics. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2615-2621. ISBN 9780471975809

Elliot, M. J. and Skinner, Chris J. and Dale, A. (1998) Special uniques, random uniques and sticky populations: some counterintuitive effects of geographical detail on disclosure risk Research in Official Statistics, 1. 53-67. ISSN 1023-098X

Rao, J. N. K. and Scott, A. J. and Skinner, Chris J. (1998) Quasi-score tests with survey data Statistica Sinica, 8 (4). 1059-1070. ISSN 1017-0405

Skinner, Chris J. (1998) Logistic modelling of longitudinal survey data with measurement error Statistica Sinica, 8 (4). 1045-1058. ISSN 1017-0405

Holmes, D. J. and Skinner, Chris J. (1998) Estimating the re-identification risk per record in microdata Journal of Official Statistics, 14 (4). 361-372. ISSN 0282-423X

Pfeffermann, Danny and Skinner, Chris J. and Humphreys, Keith (1998) The estimation of gross flows in the presence of measurement error using auxiliary variables Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 161 (1). 13-32. ISSN 0964-1998

Pfeffermann, Danny and Skinner, Chris J. and Holmes, D. J. and Goldstein, H. and Rasbash, J. (1998) Weighting for unequal selection probabilities in multilevel models Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology), 60 (1). 23-40. ISSN 1369-7412

1997

Kuha, Jouni and Skinner, Chris J. (1997) Categorical data analysis and misclassification In: Lyberg, Lars and Biemer, Paul and Collins, Martin and De Leeuw, Edith D. and Dippo, Cathryn and Schwarz, Norbert and Trewin, Dennis, (eds.) Survey Measurement and Process Quality. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 633-370. ISBN 9780471165590

Skinner, Chris J. (1997) Discussion of D. Steel, ‘producing monthly estimates of unemployment and employment according to the International Labour Office definition’ Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 160 (1). 39. ISSN 0964-1998

Skinner, Chris J. (1997) Discussion of J. B. Copas and H. G. Li, 'inference for non-random samples' Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology), 59 (1). 77-78. ISSN 1369-7412

Skinner, Chris J. (1997) Comments on G.M. Fitzmaurice, A.F. Heath and D.R. Cox, ‘detecting overdispersion in large scale surveys: application to a study of education and social class in Britain’ Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics), 46 (4). 429-431. ISSN 0035-9254

Skinner, Chris J. and Humphreys, K. (1997) Instrumental variable estimation of gross flows in the presence of measurement error Survey Methodology, 23 (1). 53-60. ISSN 1492-0921

Nascimento, Silva and Skinner, Chris J. (1997) Variable selection for regression estimation in finite populations Survey Methodology, 23 (1). 23-32. ISSN 1492-0921

1996

Skinner, Chris J. (1996) Comment of J. Shao,'invited discussion paper resampling methods in sample surveys Statistics, 27 (3-4). 203-237. ISSN 0233-1888

Skinner, Chris J. and Coker, O. (1996) Regression analysis of complex survey data with missing values of a covariate Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 159 (2). 265-274. ISSN 0964-1998

Skinner, Chris J. and Rao, J. N. K. (1996) Estimation in dual frame surveys with complex designs Journal of the American Statistical Association, 91 (433). 349-356. ISSN 0162-1459

1995

Silva, Nascimento and Skinner, Chris J. (1995) Estimating distribution functions with auxiliary information using poststratification Journal of Official Statistics, 11 (3). 277-294. ISSN 0282-423X

1994

Sitter, R. R. and Skinner, Chris J. (1994) Multi-way stratification by linear programming Survey Methodology, 20 (1). 65-73. ISSN 1492-0921

Skinner, Chris J. and Holmes, D. J. and Holt, D. (1994) Multiple frame sampling for multivariate stratification International Statistical Review, 62 (3). 333-347. ISSN 0306-7734

Skinner, Chris J. (1994) Comment on X-L Meng, ‘multiple-imputation inferences with uncongenial sources of input’ Statistical Science, 9 (4). 561-563. ISSN 0883-4237

Marsh, Catherine and Dale, A. and Skinner, Chris J. (1994) Safe data versus safe setting: access to microdata from the British Census International Statistical Review, 62 (1). 35-53. ISSN 0306-7734

Skinner, Chris J. and Marsh, Catherine and Openshaw, Stan and Wymer, Colin (1994) Disclosure control for census microdata Journal of Official Statistics, 10 (1). 31-51. ISSN 0282-423X


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