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On March 15, 2012, Governments Division participated in a Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics sponsored workshop entitled Censuses and Surveys of Governments: A Workshop on the Research and Methodology behind the Estimates. The following papers were presented at the workshop.
|Carma Hogue||Progress on the Committee on National Statistics Recommendations [PDF, 266KB]|
|Bac Tran||Improvements in Sample Design and Estimation Methodology [PDF, 842KB]|
|Carma Hogue||Progress on Presenting Derived Statistics and CVs [PDF, 504KB]|
|The Governments Master Address File: What We Have Learned and Implemented [PDF, 892KB]|
|Joshuah Latimore||QuIP Trips – What Are They and How Are They Helping Us Improve Sampling Frame Coverage? [PDF, 406KB]|
|Terri Craig||Dashboards – How Is Governments Division Using Them, and What Is the Future of Dashboards in the Division? [PDF, 474KB]|
|Aneesah Williams||How Can We Use Paradata to Improve the Quality of our Questionnaires and Edit and Imputation Processes [PDF, 232KB]|
|Kerstin Edwards||Data Visualization of the 2012 Census of Governments – What Are Our Plans? [PDF, 877KB]|
|2012-3||Carma Hogue, Brian Zamperini, Cheryl Lee||Bridge Report for the Introduction of the New Sample Design and Questionnaire for the Local Nonproperty Component of the Quarterly Summary of State and Local Tax Revenues [PDF, 463KB]||June 2012|
|2012-2||Yang Cheng||New Technique for Modifying the Cutoff Sample and Its Application [PDF, 584KB]||February 2012|
|2012-1||Bac Tran and Yang Cheng||Application of Small Area Estimation for Annual Survey of Employment and Payroll [PDF, 1,571KB]||February 2012|
|2011-5||Melissa Braybrooks and Elizabeth Accetta||Modernization of Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections [PDF, 837KB]||August 2011|
|2011-4||Marcus Graham and Brian Zamperini||Initiatives and Improvements to the Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax Revenue [PDF, 396KB]||June 2011|
|2011-3||Melissa Braybrooks, Jennifer Charles, and Brian Zamperini||Taxable Property Values Exploratory Research Study [PDF, 280KB]||June 2011|
|2011-1||Andrea Roberson||Study of the Imputation Methods for the Quarterly Survey of the Finances of Selected State and Local Government Employee Retirement Systems[PDF, 125KB]||June 2011|
|2010-5||Casey Corcoran and Yang Cheng||Alternative Sample Approach for the Annual Survey of Public Employment and Payroll [PDF, 183KB]||October 2010|
|2010-4||Joseph J. Barth and Yang Cheng||Stratification of a Sampling Frame with Auxiliary Data into Piecewise Linear Segments by Means of a Genetic Algorithm [PDF, 139KB]||October 2010|
|2010-3||Yang Cheng, Eric Slud, and Carma Hogue||Variance Estimation for Decision-Based Estimators with Application to the Annual Survey of Public Employment and Payroll [PDF, 225KB]||October 2010|
|2010-2||Peter Schilling, Amy Couzens, and Joseph Barth||A Study of the Methodological Changes to the Local Property Tax Component in 2008-2010 [PDF, 118KB]||September 2010|
|2010-1||Marcus Graham, Rebecca L. Morrison, Amy Couzens, and La Toya Thomas||Issues in Changing the Measurement Methodology for the Quarterly Tax Survey [PDF, 908KB]||June 2010|
|2009-9||Yang Cheng, Casey Corcoran, Joe Barth, and Carma Hogue||An Estimation Procedure for the New Employment Survey Design [PDF, 170KB]||October 2009|
|2009-8||Kerstin Edwards, Kenneth Long, Jr., Carma Hogue, and Grace O'Neill||Improving Response Rates for the 2007 Census of Government Employment [PDF, 154KB]||October 2009|
|2009-7||Amy Cousins, Carma Hogue, and Paul Villena||Progress on the Redesign of the Quarterly Tax Survey [PDF, 92KB]||October 2009|
|2009-6||Joseph J. Barth, Yang Cheng, and Carma R. Hogue||Reducing the Public Employment Survey Sample Size [PDF, 96KB]||October 2009|
|2009-5||Loretta A. McKenzie, Terri L. Craig, and Jennifer N. Whitaker||Developing Macro Edits for the Census and Annual Survey of Government Finance [PDF, 265KB]||October 2009|
|2009-4||Irene Brown and Terri L. Craig||Evaluation of Alternative Imputation Methods for the Public Libraries Survey (PLS) [PDF, 117KB]||October 2009|
|2009-3||Carma Hogue, Erika Becker Medina, Nichele Waller, and Sheryl Jones||Bridge Report for Quarterly Units: A Study of the Quarterly Retirement Survey Frame Change for 2009 [PDF, 41KB]||September 2009|
|2009-2||Carma Hogue, Casey Corcoran, Terri Craig, and Peter Schilling||2007 Census of Government Finance: A Discussion of Response Rate Quality Issues, Data User Concerns, and Plans for Data Improvements (PLS) [PDF, 653KB]||September 2009|
|2009-1||Lisa M. Blumerman and Philip M. Vidal||Uses of Population and Income Statistics in Federal Funds Distribution–With a Focus on Census Bureau Data [PDF, 422KB]||June 2009|