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Title Business survey methods / edited by Brenda G. Cox [and others]
Published New York : Wiley, [1995]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 732 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Wiley series in probability and mathematical statistics. Applied probability and statistics
Wiley series in probability and mathematical statistics. Applied probability and statistics.
Contents Front Matter -- Unique Features of Business Surveys / Brenda G Cox, B Nanjamma Chinnappa -- Frames and Business Registers. Frames and Business Registers: An Overview / Michael J Colledge -- Defining and Classifying Statistical Units / Shaila Nijhowne -- Changes in Populations of Statistical Units / Peter Struijs, Ad Willeboordse -- Maintenance of Business Registers / David Archer -- Profiling Large Businesses to Define Frame Units / Leon Pietsch -- Implementing a Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) System Revision / Brian MacDonald -- Sample Design and Selection. Selecting Samples from List Frames of Businesses / Richard S Sigman, Nash J Monsour -- Coordination of Samples Using Permanent Random Numbers / Esbj̲rn Ohlsson -- Sampling Methods for Repeated Business Surveys / K P Stinath, Ronald M Carpenter -- Multiple-Frame Business Surveys / Phillip S Kott, Frederic A Vogel -- Sample Design Using Peano Key Sequencing in a Market Research / Joseph K Garrett, Rachel M Harter -- Business Surveys as a Network Sample / Ayah E Johnson -- Data Collection and Response Quality. Issues in Surveying Businesses: An International Survey / Anders Christianson, Robert D Tortora -- Evaluating and Controlling Measurement Error in Business Surveys / Paul P Biemer, Ronald S Fecso -- Designing the Data Collection Process / Cathryn S Dippo, Young I Chun, Joan Sander -- Improving Response to Business Mail Surveys / M Chris Paxson, Don A Dillman, John Tarnai -- Automated Telephone Methods for Business Surveys / George S Werking, Richard L Clayton -- Electronic Data Interchange / Carole A Ambler, Stanley M Hyman, Thomas L Mesenbourg -- Data Processing. Matching and Record Linkage / William E Winkler -- Improving the Traditional Editing Process / Leopold Granquist -- Imputation of Business Survey Data / John G Kovar, Patricia J Whitridge -- Editing Systems and Software / Mark Pierzchala -- Protecting Confidentiality in Business Surveys / Lawrence H Cox -- Weighting and Estimation. Weighting and Estimation in Business Surveys / Michael A Hidiroglou, Carl-Erik S̃rndal, David A Binder -- Outliers in Business Surveys / Hyunshik Lee -- Small-Area Estimation: Overview and Empirical Study / J N K Rao, G Hussain Choudhry -- Statistical Problems in Estimating the U.S. Consumer Price Index / Sylvia Leaver, Richard Valliant -- Probabilistic Detection of Turning Points in Monthly Business Activity / Danny Pfeffermann, Tzen-Ping Liu, Fraṅois Ben-Zur -- Combining Design-Based and Model-Based Inference / K R W Brewer -- Past, Present, and Future Directions. The Evolution of Agricultural Data Collection in the United States / Rich Allen, Vicki J Huggins, Ruth Ann Killion -- A History of Business Surveys at Statistics Canada: From the Era of the Gifted Amateur to That of Scientific Methodology / David A Worton, Richard Platek -- The Role of National Accounts and Their Impact on Business Surveys / Rodney J Lewington -- Quality Assurance for Business Surveys / Greg Griffiths, Susan Linacre -- Business Surveys in Ten Years' Time / Jacob Ryten -- Index -- Wiley Series in Probability and Mathematical Statistics
Summary Consists of invited papers, from internationally recognized researchers, chosen for their quality as well as their overall unity. Describes current methods along with innovative research and presents new technologies for solving problems unique to establishment surveys. Stages of the survey process are addressed in the first five parts with cross-cutting topics in the last section
Analysis Surveys
Notes "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Papers presented at a conference held in Buffalo, New York, June 27-30, 1993
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Economic surveys -- Congresses.
Social sciences -- Statistical methods -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Cox, Brenda G.
LC no. 94020611
ISBN 1118150503 (electronic bk.)
1118150538 (electronic bk.)
9781118150504 (electronic bk.)
9781118150535 (electronic bk.)