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STES Timeliness Framework: Estimation Based on Lower Response Rates

 

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This page contains links to detailed documentation on performing estimation based on lower response rates for short-term economic statistics which can enable improvements in timeliness.  The papers below provide detailed information on methods relevant to this topic which have been implemented within statistical organisations.  Issues covered include:

•   Sophisticated estimation methods which enable similar quality estimates to be produced at lower response rates
•   Suitability of estimates based on lower response rates for release at aggregate levels only

Primary papers

The papers below focus primarily on the issue of estimation based on lower response rates.  They may also contain information on other statistical processes defined in the STES Timeliness Framework .

Improving Timeliness of Industrial Short-Term Statistics using Time Series Analysis at Statistics Netherlands  (2003)

UK Working Practices that Allow an Early Delivery of the Production Index  (2002)

Combining Methodology, Quality and Timeliness at Statistics Portugal  (2001)

Secondary papers

The papers below refer to the issue of estimation based on lower response rates to some extent.  They also provide more detail on other statistical processes defined in the STES Timeliness Framework .

A Framework for Priority Contact of Non-Respondents and Applications to the Australian Survey of Employment and Earnings  (2000)

Queries and the submission of new papers

Questions on the content of or how to use this framework should be sent to stat.contact@oecd.org

 

 

 

 

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