Journal of Official Statistics, Vol.3, No.3, 1987. pp. 289–297
A Review of Statistical Research at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Cathryn S. Dippo
Abstract:Research projects currently being conducted by the statistical research units at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics are discussed. Major efforts are under way to control, measure, and reduce nonsampling errors associated with questionnaires and data collection procedures. Theoretical research with supporting empirical studies is being conducted on current and alternative estimators of level, change, and variance.
Keywords:Sample survey; questionnaire design; computer assisted interviewing; Laspeyres index; variance estimation; time series.
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