2002 Economic Census
What's New for '02
Sample '02 forms
1997 - 1992
Sample '97 Forms
Ask Dr. Census
Minority/Women- Owned Business
Do-It-Yourself User Conference on the 1997 Economic Census
Perhaps you can't make it to one of our scheduled
user conferences, or perhaps you would like to have our resource
materials so that you can conduct a conference of your own.
links to the presentations developed for a recent conference, in WordPerfect
format (.wpd) for easy viewing of slides and narrative together, in
WordPerfect Presentations format (.shw) for your own delivery
(compressed into .zip), or in
pdf (.pdf) for viewing slides (no text) without any other software.
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we hand out.
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zipped .shw files
|Scope and Uses of Economic Census Data
Scope of the Census; how data were collected; how businesses
use the data; how government agencies use the data.
|North American Industry Classification System
Introduction to the new NAICS system and its effects on the
data; why the SIC was replaced; how are NAICS and SIC different; bridging
between NAICS and SIC.
|1997 Economic Census Products
Redesigning census products for the information age; types
of reports; how CD-ROM, Internet, and print products compare; release
|Working with Economic Census Data
Accessing data on CD-ROM and on the web; comparability issues
in assembling time series data; reference materials; sources of
For more information
If, after reviewing these materials, you have questions on their content,
ask Dr. Census or contact Paul Zeisset at 301-457-4151.