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The International Conference on Establishment Surveys (ICES) series of conferences serve an important role in the world of survey methodology, with a focus on establishment surveys. Census Bureau staff were at the ICES IV to exchange the latest research findings with colleagues from throughout the world.
C31 Time series and measuring recessions (Drummond West)
|8:35 AM||An Empirical Comparison of Benchmarking Methods for Economic Stock Time Series Irene Brown (Office of Statistical Methods and Research for Economic Programs)|
|8:55 AM||Investigating Residual Seasonality in Final Real Dollar Foreign Trade Series Kevin Tolliver (Office of Statistical Methods and Research for Economic Programs)|
INV2 Insights into the response process model and measurement error for establishment surveys (Ballroom East)
|9:00 AM||Social Network Analysis as a Tool for Assessing Respondent Burden and Measurement Error in Establishment Surveys Alfred D. Tuttle (Office of Economic Planning and Innovation)|
TC1 The Synthetic Longitudinal Business Database:Construction, Validation, Applications and Access (Salon 6/7)
|9:25 AM||Towards Unrestricted Public Use Business Microdata: The Synthetic Longitudinal Business Database. Access Protocols. Ron S Jarmin (Research and Methodology Directorate)|
C18 Questionnaire Design and Testing (Drummond West)
|1:45 PM||Early Stage Scoping in Establishment Surveys: Bridging the Gap between Survey Concepts and Survey Questions Kristin Stettler (Office of Economic Planning and Innovation)|
INV5 Making Economic Indicator Statistics More Useful With Data Dissemination and Visualization Software (Salon 6/7)
|1:45 PM||Improved Access to U.S. Economic Indicators: Implementation, Outreach, and Future Development Mark Edward Wallace (Service Sector Statistics Division)|
|2:35 PM||Using Data Visualizations to Improve Presentation and Marketing of the North American Transportation Statistics Online Database Steven Matthew Roman (Service Sector Statistics Division)|
C23 Macro-editing and Detecting Outliers (Drummond Centre)
|4:35 PM||Investigation of Macro Editing Techniques in a Production Setting Roberta Gibson (Company Statistics Division)|
|4:55 PM||Study of Treatment of Influential Values in a Monthly Retail Trade Survey Broderick E Oliver (Office of Statistical Methods and Research for Economic Programs)|
INV10 Integrating Perspectives on Business Surveys: A Preview of the Book Designing and Conducting Business Surveys (Ballroom West)
|11:05 AM||Thinking Inside the Box: Business Behavior and Its Implications for the Survey Response Process Diane K. Willimack (Office of Economic Planning and Innovation)|
IOL6 Nonresponse Bias Analysis (Salon 6/7)
|11:25 AM||Nonresponse Bias Analysis for Business Surveys - Perspective from the US Census Bureau Katherine (Jenny) Thompson (Office of Statistical Methods and Research for Economic Programs)|
C26 New Technologies and Generalized Systems (Salon 6/7)
|2:25 PM||Developing a Generalized Processing System Across Organizational Silos Anne Sigda Russell (Economic Planning and Coordination Division)|
C19 Issues and Innovations in Electronic Data Collection (Salon 6/7)
|4:35 PM||Modal Unit-Response Rates and Strategy Michael Thomas Zabelsky (Economic Planning and Coordination Division)|
|4:55 PM||Use of Electronic Reporting and Other Electronic Tools for Data Providers Nancy A. Piesto (Economic Planning and Coordination Division)|
INV15 Recent Developments in Assessing and Mitigating Nonresponse Bias
|3:55 PM||Recent Developments in Assessing and Mitigating Nonresponse Bias Joanna Fane Lineback (Office of Statistical Methods and Research for Economic Programs)|
TC6 Evaluation of Statistical Disclosure (SDC) Methods for Application of New Methods
|4:15 PM||Protecting both Establishment and Company Level Contributions in Statistical Tables Paul B. Massell (Center for Disclosure Avoidance Research)|
C22 Selective Editing and Detecting Outliers (Salon 6/7)
|2:25 PM||An Adaptive Approach to Hidiroglou-Berthelot Outlier Detection Matthew C Nelson (Service Sector Statistics Division)|