Statistical Sampling in Risk Analysis

Statistical Sampling in Risk Analysis

by Peter Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 056608080X

ISBN-13: 9780566080807

Pub. Date: 06/21/2005

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

This book's practical emphasis on meeting the ever-changing needs of clients and auditees will benefit a wide audience by helping readers to:

• select a suitable, practical sampling approach
• appreciate the statistical implications
• evaluate the results of audit testing
• take account of risk and control evaluation in

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Overview

This book's practical emphasis on meeting the ever-changing needs of clients and auditees will benefit a wide audience by helping readers to:

• select a suitable, practical sampling approach
• appreciate the statistical implications
• evaluate the results of audit testing
• take account of risk and control evaluation in targeting valuable audit resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780566080807
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
06/21/2005
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; List of case studies; Introduction; Statistical and non-statistical approaches; Why bother to use statistical sampling?; Theory, concepts and conditions; Attribute sampling; An introduction to monetary unit sampling (MUS); Monetary unit sampling - taking account of errors; Risk models and the reduction of sample sizes; Other sampling approaches; Final concluding thoughts; Appendices: Additional Case Studies; Glossary; Abbreviations; SAS 430; Tables; Further Reading; Index.

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