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This page contains links to detailed documentation on sample designs for sub-samples. The use of sub-samples from which preliminary (or ‘advanced’) estimates are produced is a very effective method for improving the timeliness of short-term economic statistics. The papers below provide detailed information on efficient methods of sub-sampling which have been implemented within statistical organisations.
The papers below focus primarily on the issue of sample designs for sub-samples. They may also contain information on other statistical processes defined in the STES Timeliness Framework. .
Sub-Sample Design for the United States Advanced Retail Trade Estimates (2003)
Sub-Sample Based Flash Estimate of Retail Trade at Statistics Finland (2003)
Sub-Sample Based Preliminary Estimates of Retail Trade at ISTAT (2003)
Sub-Sampling to Produce Fast Estimates of Foreign Trade at Statistics Sweden (2003)
The papers below refer to the issue of sample designs for sub-samples to some extent. They also provide more detail on other statistical processes defined in the STES Timeliness Framework.
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