Table of contents for Current population survey. Design and methodology.


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Chapter 2. History of the Current Population Survey
Introduction .                                                  2-I
Major Changes in the Survey A Chronology                         -1
References                                                       -
"Chapter 3. Design of the Current Population Survey Sample
Introduction  .  .  .   .  .   ..                               3-1
Survey Requirements and Design                                  3-1
First Stage of the Sample Design                                3-2
Second Stage of the Sample Design                               3-6
Third Stage of the Sample Design                                3-13
Rotation of the Sample                                     .   3- 3
References.                                                    3- 5
Chapter 4. Preparation of the Sample
Introduction.                                                   4  1
Listing Activities                                              4-3
Third Stage of the Sample Design (Subsampling) ..  ..       .      4-5
Interviewer Assignments                                         4-5
Chapter 5. Questionnaire Concepts and Definitions for the Current Populaion
Survey
Introduction                                                 .  5
Structure of the Survey Instrument . . . . .. .                  5
Concepts and Definitions.      . . .                      .      5-
References..                                                    5-6
Chapter 6. Design of the Current Population Survey Instrument
Introduction.                                                   6-i
Motivation for Redesigning the Questionnaire Collecting Labor Force Data  6-1
Objectives of the Redesign .  .                                 6-1
Highlights of the Questionnaire Revision . ...                  6-3
Continuous Testing and Improvements of the Current Population Survey
and its Supplements .                                          6-8
References ..                                                   6-8
Chapter 7, Conducting the Interviews
Introduction .                                                   7-
Noninterviews and Household Ehigibility  .. .  . . ..  . ..      7-
Initial nterview  .  ...                                         7-3
Subsequent Months' Interviews .  .  .     .     ...      .   .   7-4
Chapter 8 Transmitting the Interview Results
introduction ..         .                                       8 -
Transmission of Interview Data.                                  8--a
Chapter 9. Data Preparation
Introduction                                                            9-1
Daily Processing.                                                       9-1
Industry and Occupation (&O) Coding ..                                  9-
Edits and Imputations ..           ......                          ...  9-1
Chapter 1 0. Weighting ad Seasonal Adjustment for Labor orce Data
Introduction                                                            0- 1
Unbiased Estimation Procedure .                                         0-
Adjustment for Nonresponse. .... .                   ..                 0-2
Ratio Estimation .       .0-3
First-Stage Ratio Adjustment                                           10-3
National Coverage Adjustmen .t      ..   .. 10 -4
State Coverage Adjustment .   .........                   ...         10-6
Second-Stage Ratio Adjustment .    .....                  ....        10-7
Composite Estimator                                                   10-10
Producing Other Labor Force Estimates                                 0-13
Seasonal Adjustment .                                                  0  5
References         .                               .                     16
Chapter 1. Current Populaton Survey Supp ementa nquries
Introduction  ..                 .      .  . ..          ...             -
Criteria for Supplemental Inquirie s                                      1.  . ...
Recent Supplemental inquiries ..     . .  ......              .          -2
Summary   . . ...                     ..     .  .   .    . ... I          0
Chapter 1 2 Data Products From the Current PopuIation Survey
Introduction .                                                         12--
Bureau of Labor Statistics Products .                                    -
Census Bureau Products                                                 12-
Chapter 1 3. Overview of Data Quality Concepts
ntroduction        .          .                                         3-1
Quality Measures in Statstical Science   .                  .      .    3-1
Quality Measures in Statistical Process Monitoring .. ..                3-2
Summary                                                                13-3
References                                                       .      3-3
Chapter 4 Estimation of Variance
ntroductio                                                             1 4-1
Variance Estimates by the Replication Method  .   i           i        14
Method for Estimating Variance for 1990 and 2000 Designs                4-2
Variances for State and Local Area Estimates .                         14 -3
Generalizing Variances                                                  4-3
Variance Estimates to Determine Optimum Survey Design                  14-5
Total Variances as Affected by Estimation                              14-6
Design Effects ..                                                       4-7
References ..                                                           4 -9
Chapter 1 S. Sources and Contros on Nonsampring Error
Introduction                                                            5-
Sources of Coverage Error .                                            1-
Controlling Coverage Error ..... ..                                 .   5-2
Sources of Nonresponse Error  . ..   . ....                       .      -4
Controlling Nonresponse Error        .     .           .    .            5
Sources of Response Error . ..                    ...     .      ..      -5
Controlling Response Error .                                            5-6
Sources of Miscellaneous Errors  ..       .       .              .  .   5-8
Chapter 1 5.-Con,
Controlling  Miscellaneous Errors . ... . ......                 1 5-8
References.      .  .  .    .  .     .        ..                 15--9
Chapter 1 6 Quality ndicators of Nonsampling Errors
Introduction .    . ....  .       . .  .                         1
Coverage Errors    .......                                        6-
Nonresponse                                                      1 6-2
Response Variance ..                                              6-5
Mode of Interview  ..                                              6
Time in Sample                     ..                            16-7
Proxy Reporting .1 6-9
Summary                                                           6-9
References                                                       1 6-0



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Demographic surveys United States