Working papers are intended to make results of Census Bureau research available to others and to encourage discussion on a variety of topics. They have not undergone a review and editorial process generally accorded to official Census Bureau publications.
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A Review of Methods for Estimating Emigration
Summary of the methods to estimate emigration, review strengths and limitations of each method, and provide references for original documents.
Evaluating Current and Alternative Methods to Produce County Estimates
Examines the accuracy of the Administrative Records method, which is currently used to produce county-level population estimates.
Demographic Analysis of the Foreign-Born Migration Component
Focus on the 2000 to 2010 estimates of net foreign-born migration, which was a large component of the total net international migration estimates.
2008 CPS Immigration/Emigration Supplement Debriefing Report
The purpose of the Migration Supplement was to improve knowledge on the size and characteristics of the foreign-born population in the United States.