This book provides a comprehensive and up to date treatmentof theory and practical implementation in Register-basedstatistics. It begins by defining the area, before explaining howto structure such systems, as well as detailing alternativeapproaches. It explains how to create statistical registers, how toimplement quality assurance, and the use of IT systems forregister-based statistics. Further to this, clear details are givenabout the practicalities of implementing such statistical methods, such as protection of privacy and the coordination and coherence ofsuch an undertaking.
This edition offers a full understanding of both the principlesand practices of this increasingly popular area of statistics, andcan be considered a first step to a more systematic way of workingwith register-statistical issues. This book addresses the growingglobal interest in the topic and employs a much broader, moreinternational approach than the 1st edition. Newchapters explore different kinds of register-based surveys, such aspreconditions for register-based statistics and comparing samplesurvey and administrative data. Furthermore, the authors presentdiscussions on register-based census, national accounts and thetransition towards a register-based system as well as presentingnew chapters on quality assessment of administrative sources andproduction process quality.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 654 g
Dimensions: 245 x 173 x 21 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
"I believe that sufficient practical information is provided to make the book worth reading." ("Technometrics, " Nov 2008)
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