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Retaining Output Quality Whilst Reducing Validation Costs at the ONS (2006)

 

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This paper describes a new methodology being trialed at the ONS to optimise validation procedures to ensure the highest probability that businesses who are recontacted actually have made errors in reporting.  This allows resources spent on validation to be reduced without a loss in accuracy.

Retaining Output Quality Whilst Reducing Validation Costs at the ONS (2006)