Skinner, Chris, 1953-2020

by Ray Chambers, Ian Diamond FBA, Tim Holt, Paul A. Smith and Fiona Steele FBA

02 Oct 2020
Number of pages
18 (pages 377-393)

Chris Skinner was probably, globally, the very best statistician of his generation working on sample surveys, and someone who made an enormous contribution to social statistics in a number of research areas. In addition, as an academic leader he had an enormous impact on research methodology across the social sciences and in official statistics, and on training future generations of social scientists in methodology.

Posted to Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the British Academy, XIX

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