Measuring Dimensions of Subjective Well-Being: The Role of Official StatisticsOctober 24, 2014
International Conference on Census MethodsJuly 31 - August 1, 2014More Information
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Realizing the Potential of the American Community Survey: Challenges, Tradeoffs and Opportunities
This report provides input on ways of improving the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS), focusing on two priority areas: identifying methods that could improve the quality of the data available for small areas, and suggesting changes that would increase the survey's efficiency in responding to new data needs. This report considers changes that the ACS office should consider over the course of the next few years in order to further improve the ACS data and offers recommendations that will help the U.S. Census Bureau improve performance in several areas, which could lead to improved data products as the survey enters its next decade.
|Measuring Research and Development Expenditures in the U.S. Nonprofit Sector: Conceptual and Design Issues|
This report summarizes a workshop held in June 2014 and identifies concepts and issues for the design of a survey of research and development expenditures made by nonprofit organizations, considering the goals, content, statistical methodology, data quality, and data products associated with this data collection.
|Reliability Growth: Enhancing Defense System Reliability|
This report examines recent changes DOD has implemented to reduce the frequency to reliability deficiencies for newly developed defense systems, and provides recommendations as to how current DOD practices could be modified to further decrease the frequency that these systems will fail their reliability requirements. ► More Information
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