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Mon, Jun 11

Short Course 1 - Use of auxiliary information at the sampling and estimation stages in surveys

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Drummond West

Use of auxiliary information at the sampling and estimation stages in surveys

 

Short Course 2 - Data Collection in Establishment Surveys

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Drummond Centre

Data Collection in Establishment Surveys

 

Short Course 3 - Protecting Confidentiality While Preserving Quality of Establishment Data

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Drummond East

Protecting Confidentiality While Preserving Quality of Establishment Data

 

Keynote Address: Norbert Rainer

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Ballroom Centre

Current developments and challenges in business statistics: Some European experience

 

Tue, Jun 12

C2 Disclosure Avoidance

8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Drummond Centre

Chair(s): Scott Austin Ginder, RTI International

8:35 AM

Modeling Aggregates for Reliability and Confidentiality of Output with Application to the QCEW

9:00 AM

Rethinking Sensitivity and Disclosure Risk: QCEW Establishment Data

9:25 AM

Technology Advancing Data Collection: Implementing Thin Client Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing Into National Agricultural Statistics Services’ Field Data Collection Program

 

C31 Time series and measuring recessions

8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Drummond West

Chair(s): Bonnie E Shook-Sa, RTI International

8:35 AM

An Empirical Comparison of Benchmarking Methods for Economic Stock Time Series

8:55 AM

Investigating Residual Seasonality in Final Real Dollar Foreign Trade Series

9:15 AM

Examining Labor Market Fluctuations Using the Business Employment Dynamics Time Series

9:35 AM

Cyclical Analysis of Business Employment Dynamics Firm and Establishment Size Data

 

C7 Quality Measures

8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Drummond East

Chair(s): Stephanie Fry, Westat (U.S.)

8:35 AM

Identifying and resolving reporting errors in an annual establishment survey; Lessons from the NSF-NIH Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering

8:55 AM

Metrics for Measuring Data Quality at NASS’s National Operations Center

9:15 AM

Evaluation of Using CVs as a Publication Standard

9:35 AM

Can the distribution of long term care resident characteristics be estimated with establishment-level information?

 

INV1 Large-scale Harmonisation of Survey Programs

8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Ballroom West

Organizer(s): François Brisebois, Statistics Canada
Chair(s): Anne Sigda Russell, U.S. Census Bureau

8:35 AM

The new French System of Production of Structural Business Statistics

9:00 AM

Methodological Challenges in the Development of Statistics Canada New Integrated Business Statistics Program

9:25 AM

Harmonisation of practices for infra-annual macroeconomic statistics at Eurostat: a rationalised approach based on tools, guidelines and handbooks

Discussant(s): Eden Brinkley, Australian Bureau of Statistics

 

INV2 Insights into the response process model and measurement error for establishment surveys

8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Ballroom East

Organizer(s): Danna Lee Moore, Associate Director, SESRC WSU
Chair(s): Danna Lee Moore, Associate Director, SESRC WSU

8:35 AM

Establishment Survey Response Process and Measurement Error: How and Why Are They Connected?

9:00 AM

Social Network Analysis as a Tool for Assessing Respondent Burden and Measurement Error in Establishment Surveys

9:25 AM

Not Willing, Not Able: Causes of Measurement Error in Business Surveys

Discussant(s): Joseph Parsons, National Agricultural Statistics Service, US Department of Agriculture

 

TC1 The Synthetic Longitudinal Business Database:Construction, Validation, Applications and Access

8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Salon 6/7

Organizer(s): Javier Miranda, US Census Bureau
Chair(s): Jerry P Reiter, Duke University

8:35 AM

Towards Unrestricted Public Use Business Microdata: Construction of The Synthetic Longitudinal Business Database

9:00 AM

The contribution of labor reallocation to aggregate productivity growth: a synthetic data approach for the United States

9:25 AM

Towards Unrestricted Public Use Business Microdata: The Synthetic Longitudinal Business Database. Access Protocols.

Discussant(s): Jorg Drechsler, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

 

C14 Integration and Redesign of Health Care Surveys

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Drummond Centre

Chair(s): Clarice Brown, National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)

10:45 AM

The Integrated Survey Design of the MEPS Insurance Component (MEPS-IC) Establishment Survey

11:05 AM

Designing the National Hospital Care Survey

11:25 AM

Redesigning National Surveys of Long-Term Care Providers

11:45 AM

The development of methodologies to better get information from health services in Brazil

 

C21 Editing and Imputation

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Drummond East

Chair(s): Elizabeth Copello, RTI International

10:45 AM

Automatic editing of tick-box data in business collections

11:05 AM

Survey Process Control with Significance Editing: Foundations, Perspectives, and Plans for Development

11:25 AM

Assessing the Validity of an Imputation Method Using Data from Comparable External Sources

11:45 AM

Improving the Quality of the DAWN Data through Imputation

 

C4 Weighting and Variance Estimation

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Drummond West

Chair(s): Fritz Scheuren, NORC at the University of Chicago

10:45 AM

Innovative Estimation Strategies for the U. S. Green Goods and Services Survey

11:05 AM

Investigating estimation methods under a reduced sample size – Application to the survey of capital expenditure

11:25 AM

Evaluation of Changes in Generalized Variance Function Estimators Following Revision of Publication Structure

11:45 AM

Sample Design and Multi-Method Sample Allocation

 

INV3 Managing the Balance Among Cost, Quality and Risk in the Design and Implementation of Establishment Surveys

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Ballroom West

Organizer(s): John Eltinge, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Chair(s): Ron S Jarmin, US Census Bureau

10:45 AM

Collection and Evaluation of Information on Cost, Quality and Risk Factors in Establishment Surveys

11:05 AM

Data Quality Assurance - Quality Gates Framework for Statistical Risk Management

11:25 AM

Embedded Experiment for Non-Response Follow-Up Methods of Electronic Questionnaire Collection

11:45 AM

Microsimulation of a Government Survey

Discussant(s): Steven Klement, U.S. Census Bureau

 

INV4 Melting Pot of Solutions: Using Collaborative Work to Improve Establishment Surveys

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Salon 6/7

Organizer(s): Darcy Miller, USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service
Chair(s): Denise Abreu, National Agricultural Statistics Service

10:45 AM

A model-based approach to forecasting corn and soybean yields

11:10 AM

Investigating Adjustment Methodologies for the Census of Agriculture

11:35 AM

Imputation in High Dimensional Economic Data as Applied to the Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS)

Discussant(s): Partha S. Lahiri, University of Maryland

 

IOL2/3 IOL2/3: GREG Calibration and Nonresponse Adjustment

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Ballroom East

Chair(s): Frank Potter, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

10:45 AM

An Introduction to Calibration Weighting for Establishment Surveys

11:35 AM

Balanced Response and Nonresponse Weighting Adjustments

 

C18 Questionnaire Design and Testing

1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Drummond West

Chair(s): Paul Beatty, National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)

WITHDRAWN - Continuous Improvement of the Commodity Flow Survey

1:45 PM

Early Stage Scoping in Establishment Surveys: Bridging the Gap between Survey Concepts and Survey Questions

2:10 PM

Usability testing and evaluation of questionnaire re-design work

2:35 PM

Using an Action-Research Model to Develop a Grid on a Self-Administered Questionnaire

 

C24 Uses of Administrative Data

1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Drummond East

Chair(s): Kenneth Pick, U.S. Energy Information Administration

1:45 PM

Efficient use of administrative data in the production of economic statistics in Finland

2:05 PM

A risk of using administrative data for statistical purposes – a case study in the Swedish survey Newly Started Enterprises

2:25 PM

Integration of a State specific sampling database with the NASS List Sampling Frame: a Case Study of the California Fruit Acreage Database

2:45 PM

Three Pillars for a New Statistical System on Enterprises:Business Register, Thematic Surveys and Business Census 2011

 

INV5 Making Economic Indicator Statistics More Useful With Data Dissemination and Visualization Software

1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Salon 6/7

Organizer(s): Mark Edward Wallace, United States Census Bureau
Chair(s): Wendy Martinez, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

1:45 PM

Improved Access to U.S. Economic Indicators: Implementation, Outreach, and Future Development

2:10 PM

Wikiprogress by OECD

2:35 PM

Using Data Visualizations to Improve Presentation and Marketing of the North American Transportation Statistics Online Database

Discussant(s): Patrick Hinderdael, International Monetary Fund

 

INV6 Use of nonparametric regression analysis methods with establishment survey data

1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Ballroom East

Organizer(s): Michail Sverchkov, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Chair(s): John Eltinge, Bureau of Labor Statistics

1:45 PM

Identifying Factors Affecting Nonresponse Rates of Complex Surveys

2:10 PM

Small Area Estimation using Generalized Kernel Regression

2:35 PM

On X-11 Seasonal Adjustment and Estimation of its MSE: Application to Current Employment Statistics (CES) Employment Series

Discussant(s): Alan H. Dorfman, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

IOL5 IOL5: Response Burden

1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Ballroom West

Chair(s): Lauren Harris-Kojetin, CDC

1:45 PM

Non-response Reduction Techniques in Establishment Surveys: Introductory Overview Lecture

2:25 PM

Response Burden: Introductory Overview Lecture

 

TC2 Introduction to Deaths in Custody Reporting Program

1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Drummond Centre

Organizer(s): Christopher S. Ellis, RTI International
Chair(s): Christopher S. Ellis, RTI International

1:45 PM

Are You In or Out? Managing a Dynamic Frame of Jails and Contacts

2:05 PM

Sorry to Bother You Again: Ensuring High Response Rates while Minimizing Respondent Burden

2:25 PM

Have It Your Way: Managing Data and Business Preferences in a Multimode Collection

2:45 PM

The Price of Perfection: Analyzing the Cost & Benefits of Extensive Data Quality Follow-up

 

C1 Business Registers

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Salon 6/7

Chair(s): Kristin Stettler, U.S. Census Bureau

3:55 PM

Evaluating a Sampling Frame of Private Security Firms

4:15 PM

Evaluating frame coverage for an establishment survey

4:35 PM

WITHDRAWN - Private Schools in America: An Overview of the Private School Universe Survey Frame Creation and Processing

4:55 PM

Eligibility status in Business Surveys – How to get the information and how to use it

 

C23 Macro-editing and Detecting Outliers

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Drummond Centre

Chair(s): Dhuly Chowdhury, RTI

3:55 PM

Model Based Macro-Editing Approach to State and Area Estimates from the Current Employment Statistics Survey

4:15 PM

A Comparison of Hierarchical and Hidiroglou-Berthelot Macro-edits

4:35 PM

Investigation of Macro Editing Techniques in a Production Setting

4:55 PM

Study of Treatment of Influential Values in a Monthly Retail Trade Survey

 

INV7 Integrated systems and architectures for production of economic statistics

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Ballroom West

Organizer(s): Boris Lorenc, Statistics Sweden
Chair(s): Boris Lorenc, Statistics Sweden

3:55 PM

Implementing an integrated program of economic statistics - An ABS perspective

4:20 PM

The Integrated Business Statistics Program: An Overview

4:45 PM

Redesign of the Chain of Economic Statistics in the Netherlands

Discussant(s): Anders Holmberg, Statistics Sweden

 

INV8 Disclosure Limitation Methods for Tabular Data

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Drummond West

Organizer(s): Daniell Toth, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Chair(s): Steven Cohen, National Science Foundation

3:55 PM

Public use business establishment microdata: Protecting confidentiality and providing utility with synthetic data

4:20 PM

Trend and BED Statistics Using Synthetic and Multiplicative Noise Models for Disclosure Limitation

4:45 PM

Disclosure Limitation for the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

Discussant(s): Lawrence Cox, National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS)

 

IOL7 IOL7: Price Indices

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Drummond East

Chair(s): Anne Sigda Russell, U.S. Census Bureau

3:55 PM

Price Indices

4:35 PM

Price Indices

 

TC3 Challenges and Innovations in Job Vacancy surveys: An International Perspective

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Ballroom East

Organizer(s): Hans Kiesl, Regensburg University of Applied Sciences
Chair(s): Hans Kiesl, Regensburg University of Applied Sciences

3:55 PM

Modifications to the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey

4:15 PM

Job vacancy statistics in Switzerland : a 20-year perspective

4:35 PM

The Integral Link between JVS (Job Vacancy Survey) and BTS (Business Tendency survey) – Israel’s Experience

4:55 PM

Job vacancy statistics in France: a new approach since the end of 2010. Analysis of the response behaviour of surveyed firms after change in questionnaire

 

Wed, Jun 13

IOL1: Small Area Estimation

8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Drummond East

Chair(s): Scot Rumburg, USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service

8:35 AM

A Primer on Model-Based Small Area Estimation with Applications To Establishment Surveys

9:15 AM

Small Area Estimation in Practice

 

C15 Issues in Longitudinal Surveys

8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Drummond West

Chair(s): Brad Edwards, Westat

8:35 AM

Creating a longitudinal panel of new businesses using multiple modes

8:55 AM

CHARACTERISTICS OF RESPONDENTS TO A LONGITUDINAL SURVEY OF NEW FIRMS

9:15 AM

How Stable are Responses Over Time

9:35 AM

Meta-Analytic Approaches for Analyzing Survey Data

 

C16 Improving Response Rates: Results from Experiments

8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Ballroom East

Chair(s): Jacqui Yvette Jones, UK Office for National Statistics

8:35 AM

Trying to improve response rates by lowering the perceived response burden of a survey

8:55 AM

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Two Strategies to Improve Telephone Survey Response Rates of Employers

9:15 AM

Using alternative correspondence messages and modes to increase response rates

9:35 AM

Do Different Correspondence Methods Improve Response Rates for Out of Scope Cases?

 

C29 Non-Response Adjustment Methods

8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Salon 5

Chair(s): Manisha Sengupta, National Center for Health Statistics (US)

8:35 AM

Generalized calibration to deal with non-ignorable nonresponse in the German job vacancy survey

8:55 AM

Reduced Bias and Increased Variance: A Possible Trade-off in Calibration for Non-response Treatment

9:15 AM

Consumer and Business Payment Behavior in a Survey of Banks: Estimation and Allocation

9:35 AM

Modeling nonresponse effects for labor turnover

 

C32 Producer Price Indices and other Economic Indicators

8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Drummond Centre

Chair(s): Fawzi Al Nassir, SRA International, Inc.

8:35 AM

Producer Price Index: The Brazilian Experience

9:00 AM

WITHDRAWN - Price Indices

9:25 AM

The World Bank's Enterprise Surveys Initiative

 

C9 Sampling Methods and Frame Development

8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Salon 6/7

Chair(s): Richard Sigman, Westat

8:35 AM

Challenges of Building a Sampling Frame and Sampling in a National Survey of Institutions Providing Child Care and Early Education Services

8:55 AM

Frame Development in Complex Organizations: Identifying the Respondents

9:15 AM

Modifying composite weighting when PPS samples have already been chosen.

9:35 AM

Overcoming Challenges in Frame Development: the National Survey of Residential Care Facilities

 

INV9 Using Administrative Data as an Alternative to Survey Data for Establishment Collections – a European Perspective

8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Ballroom West

Organizer(s): Peter Brodie, Office of National Statistics
Chair(s): Peter Brodie, Office of National Statistics

8:35 AM

Methods for using administrative data to estimate survey variables not directly available from administrative sources

9:00 AM

Checking the Usefulness and Initial Quality of Administrative Data

9:25 AM

Using incomplete VAT-data for turnover estimates in Europe

Discussant(s): Mathew Page, Statistics NZ

 

C17 Gaining Survey Participation: Theoretical and Empirical Insights

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Drummond West

Chair(s): Jill Lacey, U.S. Government Accountability Office

10:45 AM

The Response Process in Organizational Surveys - a Sociological Perspective

11:05 AM

Recruitment in Chain Affiliated Establishments: Experiences from the National Survey of Residential Care Facilities

11:25 AM

The Impact of a Person Level Incentive on Establishment Level Response and Prevalence Rates within Correctional Facilities

11:45 AM

Utilizing Phone Methodology to Improve Contact and Response of Establishments

 

C25 Issues in Surveys of Employees and Employers

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Drummond Centre

Chair(s): Kim Aspinwall, RTI International (U.S.)

10:45 AM

Collecting Earnings Statistics using Payroll Software - Lessons from Ireland

11:05 AM

WITHDRAWN - Multiple Levels of Frame Development and Quality Control Used to Study Establishments

11:45 AM

Evaluating and monitoring employee turnover using benchmarks: A study of South African National government departments based on organisational size

 

INV10 Integrating Perspectives on Business Surveys: A Preview of the Book Designing and Conducting Business Surveys

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Ballroom West

Organizer(s): Diane K. Willimack, U.S. Census Bureau
Chair(s): Cynthia Z.F. Clark, National Agricultural Statistics Service / USDA

10:45 AM

Unique considerations for conducting and producing statistics from business surveys: Introducing our book on Designing and Conducting Business Surveys

11:05 AM

Thinking Inside the Box: Business Behavior and Its Implications for the Survey Response Process

11:25 AM

An Integrated Quality Framework for Business Survey Evaluations

11:45 AM

An Integrated Framework for Designing a Business Survey Communication Strategy

Discussant(s): Paul Biemer, RTI International

 

INV11 Coordination of samples selected from overlapping populations

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Drummond East

Organizer(s): Lenka Mach, Statistics Canada; Ioana Schiopu-Kratina, Statistics Canada
Chair(s): Frank Potter, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

10:45 AM

Maximal, minimal sample co-ordination and associated bounds

11:10 AM

The Use of Sample Overlap Methods in the Consumer Price Index Area Redesign.

11:35 AM

Sampling Coordination of Business Surveys Conducted by INSEE

11:50 AM

Coordination of Samples Selected from Overlapping Populations – Discussion

Discussant(s): Paul Smith, Office for National Statistics, UK

 

INV12 The Potential Use of R in Establishment Surveys

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Ballroom East

Organizer(s): Martin Robert Brand, ONS (UK)
Chair(s): Martin Robert Brand, ONS (UK)

10:45 AM

Automated data editing and imputation with R at Statistics Netherlands

11:10 AM

Use of R in Business Surveys at the Italian National Institute of Statistics: Experiences and Perspectives

11:35 AM

Official statistics and survey methodology meets R: An overview of corresponding packages

Discussant(s): Ralf T. Munnich, University of Trier

 

IOL6 IOL6: Nonresponse Bias Analysis

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Salon 6/7

Chair(s): David Haziza, Université de Montréal

10:45 AM

Nonresponse Bias Analysis for Business Surveys - Guidance from the US Office of Management and Budget

11:25 AM

Nonresponse Bias Analysis for Business Surveys - Perspective from the US Census Bureau

 

C11 Sampling Strategies

1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Salon 5

Chair(s): Ruey-Pyng Lu, U.S. Energy Information Administration

1:45 PM

Efficient sample design for an establishment survey

2:05 PM

On Precision in Estimates of Change Over Time where Samples are Positively Coordinated by Permanent Random Numbers

2:25 PM

Comparing Estimation Methods in Product Surveys

2:45 PM

Government Funding Source as a Sample Frame of Early Career Doctorates Working in Establishments in All Sectors

 

C26 New Technologies and Generalized systems

1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Salon 6/7

Chair(s): John Dixon, BLS

1:45 PM

Using GIS to inform sample design for a retail establishment survey

2:05 PM

Applying Business Intelligence Technology to Statistical Processing and Analysis

2:25 PM

Developing a Generalized Processing System Across Organizational Silos

2:45 PM

Developing and implementing a generalised tool for data collection and micro editing – experiences from Statistics Sweden

 

INV13 Managing Metadata for Establishment Surveys

1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Drummond Centre

Organizer(s): Daniel W Gillman, US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Chair(s): Daniel W Gillman, US Bureau of Labor Statistics

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1:45 PM

The key role of metadata when building statistical production systems based on registers

2:10 PM

Operationalizing metadata frameworks - An ABS perspective

2:35 PM

Metadata Management over the Statistical Lifecycle at Statistics Canada

Discussant(s): Sandra Cannon, Federal Reserve Board

 

INV14 Surveying Employees within and across Establishments: Challenges and Issues

1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Drummond West

Organizer(s): Naomi Dyer, Westat
Chair(s): Taylor Hudson Lewis, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

1:45 PM

International Generalizability of Organizational Surveys

2:10 PM

Does the length of fielding period matter? Examining response scores of early versus late responders

2:35 PM

Evaluating Non-response Bias in Organizational Surveys Using Response Timing:

Discussant(s): Fritz Scheuren, NORC at the University of Chicago

 

IOL4 IOL4: Web Questionnaires

1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Ballroom West

Chair(s): Bill Mochovak, Bureau of Labor Statistics

1:45 PM

Tailoring the design of e-questionnaires to the response process: About audit trails and other methods

2:25 PM

Survey Quality Evaluation for Business Surveys

 

TC4 Consumer Price Indices Survey Design Challenges

1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Drummond East

Organizer(s): Martin Beaulieu, Statistics Canada
Chair(s): Paul Smith, Office for National Statistics, UK

1:45 PM

Methodological Challenges in the Development of a New Survey Design for the Canadian Consumer Price Index

2:05 PM

Sampling and maintaining a fixed and representative basket of goods and services in a dynamic universe

2:25 PM

Sampling Schemes for Price Index Construction: A performance comparison across the COICOP food groups

2:45 PM

Variance Estimation for a Revised CPI

Discussant(s): Steven Paben, Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

TC5 Relationship Management of Very Large Establishments

1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Ballroom East

Organizer(s): Joseph Parsons, National Agricultural Statistics Service, US Department of Agriculture
Chair(s): Darcy Miller, USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service

1:45 PM

Why should I? : Employing Social Psychology to Increase Cooperation from Large Survey Establishments

2:05 PM

Measuring the Impact of Business Profiling in the UK

2:25 PM

The treatment of large enterprise groups within Statistics Netherlands

2:45 PM

WITHDRAWN - Next steps in developing and maining relationships with large enterprises at the U.S. Census Bureau

Discussant(s): Danna Lee Moore, Associate Director, SESRC WSU

 

C19 Issues and Innovations in Electronic Data Collection

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Salon 6/7

Chair(s): Grace O'Neill, U.S. Energy Information Administration

3:55 PM

Collecting data electronically from enterprises – searching for the right approach

4:15 PM

Online Data Collection in Agro-Food Sector

4:35 PM

Modal Unit-Response Rates and Strategy

4:55 PM

The Use of Electronic Reporting and Other Electronic Tools for Data Providers

 

C28 Designing and Redesigning Survey Processes

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Salon 5

Chair(s): Peter Stoltz, Statistics Denmark

3:55 PM

Banff Automated Edit and Imputation on a Hog Survey

4:15 PM

WITHDRAWN - A General Algorithm for Multivariate Stratification

4:35 PM

An upper bound for the relative bias of the design effect

4:55 PM

WITHDRAWN - On Design Effects of Complex Sampling Strategy on ANOVA Mixed Effects Model

 

C5 Estimation Stratigies

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Drummond Centre

Chair(s): Phillip Kott, RTI International

3:55 PM

Estimates by Firm Size Using the CES Survey

4:20 PM

Extending the DAG Jackknife to Measure the Variance of an Estimated Total When Imputing for Item Nonresponse with a Survey-Weighted Prediction Model

4:45 PM

Complex Weighting and Disposition Coding in a Survey of Establishments

 

C6 Job Vacancies

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Drummond West

Chair(s): Charlotte Devor Oslund, Bureau of Labor Statistics

3:55 PM

What about Skills Shortages? Evidence from the German Job Vacancy Survey

4:20 PM

What determines the success of filling vacancies? Evidence from the German Job Vacancy Survey

4:45 PM

Current Developments of Supply and Demand in the Labor Market in Israel

 

INV15 Recent Developments in Assessing and Mitigating Nonresponse Bias

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Ballroom West

Organizer(s): Joanna Fane Lineback, U.S. Census Bureau
Chair(s): Katherine (Jenny) Thompson, U.S. Census Bureau

3:55 PM

Recent Developments in Assessing and Mitigating Nonresponse Bias

4:20 PM

Representativeness of response to establishment surveys and registers

4:45 PM

A Theoretical Framework for Adaptive Collection Designs

Discussant(s): Roderick Little, U.S. Census Bureau/University of Michigan

 

INV16 Frame Challenges for Complex Populations

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Ballroom East

Organizer(s): Pierre Daoust, Statistics Canada
Chair(s): Richard Lockhart, Simon Fraser University

3:55 PM

Understanding Energy and Water Use in New Zealand Non-residential Buildings – an ad hoc survey

4:20 PM

Complex Methods for Special Populations: The U.S. Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey

4:45 PM

Discovering the Universe: Measuring the Role of Finance Companies in the U.S. Economy

Discussant(s): Karol Krotki, RTI

 

TC6 Evaluation of Statistical Disclosure (SDC) Methods for Application of New Methods

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Drummond East

Organizer(s): Donsig Jang, Mathematica Policy Research
Chair(s): Donsig Jang, Mathematica Policy Research

3:55 PM

Evaluation of Three Disclosure Limitation Models for the QCEW program

4:15 PM

Protecting both Establishment and Company Level Contributions in Statistical Tables

4:35 PM

Methods for Assessment of Incremental Disclosure Risks Incurred Through the Release of Special Tabulations

4:55 PM

Implementing Multiple Evaluation Techniques in Statistical Disclosure Control for Tabular Data

Discussant(s): Jerry P Reiter, Duke University

 

Thu, Jun 14

Waksberg Address

8:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Ballroom Centre

Chair(s): J.N.K. Rao, Distinguished Research Professor at Carelton University

Survey Quality

 

C10 Sampling Methods - Design and Allocation

10:20 AM - 12:00 PM
Salon 6/7

Chair(s): Michael Yang, NORC at the University of Chicago

10:25 AM

Using a Provider Cluster Sampling Design to Study the Supply and Demand of Early Care and Education

10:50 AM

Optimal Allocation for Multidomain, Multivariate Case with different amount of auxiliary information

11:15 AM

Model-Aided Sampling: An Empirical Review

 

C30 Metadata and Survey Management

10:20 AM - 12:00 PM
Drummond Centre

Chair(s): Daniel W Gillman, US Bureau of Labor Statistics

10:25 AM

Metadata for an Integrated Survey Framework: Integrated Business Statistics Program (IBSP)

10:50 AM

The Requirements of Secondary Analysis of Organizational Data

11:15 AM

Establishment Surveys in Uganda

 

C8 Small Area Estimation

10:20 AM - 12:00 PM
Drummond West

Chair(s): Karol Krotki, RTI

10:25 AM

Evaluation of Methods for County-Level Estimation of Crop Harvested Area that Employ Mixed Models

10:50 AM

A Problem in Small Area Estimation: Cash Rental Rates

11:15 AM

Small area modelling under complex survey designs for business data

 

INV17 Meeting the challenge to combine different survey data: the case of multinationals and foreign affiliates and the link between trade data and business registers

10:20 AM - 12:00 PM
Ballroom West

Organizer(s): Jean Ritzen, Statistics Netherlands
Chair(s): Kees Vennix, Statistics Netherlands

10:25 AM

The impact of globalisation on the system of statistical units

10:50 AM

The EGR and the profiling: a complete vision of the multinational enterprise groups, global actors of the economy

11:15 AM

Profiling large and complex MNEs

Discussant(s): Shirin A. Ahmed, U.S. Census Bureau

 

INV18 Measuring the Green Economy

10:20 AM - 12:00 PM
Drummond East

Organizer(s): Richard Clayton, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Chair(s): Don Haughton, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

10:25 AM

Measuring green jobs in the Netherlands

10:50 AM

Measuring green industry employment

11:15 AM

Counting Green Jobs: Developing the Green Technologies and Practices Survey

Discussant(s): Joseph Kosler, USDA NASS Research and Development

 

TC7 Using Auxiliary Data to Predict and Manage Survey Nonresponse

10:20 AM - 12:00 PM
Ballroom East

Organizer(s): Morgan Sue Earp, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Chair(s): Jeffrey Gonzalez, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

10:25 AM

Adjusting for Non-response in the Occupational Employment Statistics Survey

10:45 AM

Who is Responsible for the Bias? Using Proxy Data and Tree Modeling to Identify Likely Nonrespondents and Reduce Bias

11:05 AM

Voted “least likely to respond”: Using classification trees to identify likely non-respondents and proactively manage data collection in NASS’s Quarterly Agricultural Survey

Discussant(s): David Cantor, Westat

 

C13 DELETE - Survey Redesign of Business and Education Surveys

1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Drummond Centre

Chair(s): Kristin Stettler, U.S. Census Bureau

 

C20 Approaches to Improving Data Quality

1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Drummond East

Chair(s): Christopher S. Ellis, RTI International

1:25 PM

A Comprehensive Reassessment of Establishment Surveys

1:50 PM

Cognitive approach to studying performace in business surveys

2:15 PM

Adding New Items and New Respondents: Findings from the NSF-NIH Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering

2:15 PM

Third Party Audits –Does this Gold Standard Hold up for Assessing Measurement Error in a Regulated Industry?

 

C22 Selective Editing and Detecting Outliers

1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Salon 6/7

Chair(s): Katherine (Jenny) Thompson, U.S. Census Bureau

1:25 PM

Multivariate selective editing based on the use of administrative data: an application to the Italian business survey on ICT usage and e-commerce

1:45 PM

Application of Selective Editing Techniques: Evaluation

2:05 PM

Metrics for Selective Editing

2:25 PM

An Adaptive Approach to Hidiroglou-Berthelot Outlier Detection

 

C3 Variance Estimation

1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Drummond West

Chair(s): Victoria McNerney Scott, RTI International

1:25 PM

Anomalies under Jackknife Variance Estimation Incorporating Rao-Shao Adjustment in the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Insurance Component

1:50 PM

Incorporating the Sampling Variability from an Employee Perception Survey into the Ranking Process of U.S. Government Agencies

2:15 PM

Developing Calibration Weights and Standard-Error Estimates for a Survey of Drug-Related Emergency-Room Visits

 

INV19 Using Administrative Data as an Alternative to Survey Data for Establishment Collections

1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Ballroom East

Organizer(s): Ron John McKenzie, Statistics New Zealand
Chair(s): Clare Ward, Statistics New Zealand

1:25 PM

Maximising the use of administrative data in sub-annual business collections

1:50 PM

First assessment of the combined use of administrative and survey data in the new system of French structural business statistics

2:15 PM

Using administrative taxation data to improve sample design and estimation - An ABS perspective

Discussant(s): Peter Brodie, Office of National Statistics

 

INV20 Response burden and motivation in official business surveys. Can we improve businesses response behavior by increasing the perceived benefits of official statistics?

1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Ballroom West

Organizer(s): Deirdre Giesen, Statistics Netherlands
Chair(s): Rudi Seljak, Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia

1:25 PM

Exploring Causes and Effects of Perceived Response Burden

1:50 PM

Sources of Motivation in Business Surveys

2:15 PM

Businesses as users of official statistics

Discussant(s): Jacqui Yvette Jones, UK Office for National Statistics

 

Closing Panel Session: Doing More With Less

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Ballroom West

Chair(s): John Kovar, Statistics Canada

3:35 PM

Doing More With Less