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Author Cox, Brenda G
Title Business Survey Methods
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 1995
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Series Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics Ser. ; v.214
Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics Ser
Note Intro -- Business Survey Methods -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- 1. Unique Features of Business Surveys -- PART A FRAMES AND BUSINESS REGISTERS -- 2. Frames and Business Registers: An Overview -- 3. Defining and Classifying Statistical Units -- 4. Changes in Populations of Statistical Units -- 5. Maintenance of Business Registers -- 6. Profiling Large Businesses to Define Frame Units -- 7. Implementing a Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) System Revision -- PART B SAMPLE DESIGN AND SELECTION -- 8. Selecting Samples from List Frames of Businesses -- 9. Coordination of Samples Using Permanent Random Numbers -- 10. Sampling Methods for Repeated Business Surveys -- 11. Multiple-Frame Business Surveys -- 12. Sample Design Using Peano Key Sequencing in a Market Research -- 13. Business Surveys as a Network Sample -- PART C DATA COLLECTION AND RESPONSE QUALITY -- 14. Issues in Surveying Businesses: An International Survey -- 15. Evaluating and Controlling Measurement Error in Business Surveys -- 16. Designing the Data Collection Process -- 17. Improving Response to Business Mail Surveys -- 18. Automated Telephone Methods for Business Surveys -- 19. Electronic Data Interchange -- PART D DATA PROCESSING -- 20. Matching and Record Linkage -- 21. Improving the Traditional Editing Process -- 22. Imputation of Business Survey Data -- 23. Editing Systems and Software -- 24. Protecting Confidentiality in Business Surveys -- PART E WEIGHTING AND ESTIMATION -- 25. Weighting and Estimation in Business Surveys -- 26. Outliers in Business Surveys -- 27. Small-Area Estimation: Overview and Empirical Study -- 28. Statistical Problems in Estimating the U.S. Consumer Price Index -- 29. Probabilistic Detection of Turning Points in Monthly Business Activity -- 30. Combining Design-Based and Model-Based Inference
PART F PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS -- 31. The Evolution of Agricultural Data Collection in the United States -- 32. A History of Business Surveys at Statistics Canada: From the Era of the Gifted Amateur to That of Scientific Methodology -- 33. The Role of National Accounts and Their Impact on Business Surveys -- 34. Quality Assurance for Business Surveys -- 35. Business Surveys in Ten Years' Time -- Index
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
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Cox, Brenda G. Business Survey Methods Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c1995 9780471598527
Subject Economic surveys -- Congresses.;Social sciences -- Statistical methods -- Congresses
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Alt Author Binder, David A
Chinnappa, B. Nanjamma
Christianson, Anders
Colledge, Michael J
Kott, Phillip S
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