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Survey Methodology Bulletin No. 62 March 2008

The Survey Methodology Bulletin (SMB) is primarily produced to inform staff in the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the wider Government Statistical Service (GSS) about ONS survey methodology work and includes short articles about methodological projects or issues of general interest.

Survey Methodology Bulletin 62 - Mar 2008 (801.5 Kb Pdf)

Contents

  • Introduction of weights and production of quality measures in the Office for National Statistics’ Annual Earnings Statistics
    Pete Brodie and Kevin Moore
    UK Office for National Statistics

  • Improved questionnaire design yields better data: Experiences from the UK’s Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings
    Jacqui Jones, Pete Brodie, Sarah Williams and Jane Carter
    UK Office for National Statistics

  • Improvements in stratification in the UK’s Office for National Statistics
    Pete Brodie, Kevin Moore, Emily Carless and Martina Portanti
    UK Office for National Statistics

  • Evaluating the effects of business register updates on monthly survey estimates
    Daniel Lewis
    UK Office for National Statistics

  • Winsorisation for estimates of change
    Daniel Lewis
    UK Office for National Statistics

  • The method used to estimate standard errors for UK producer price indices
    John Wood, Markus G. Šova and Robert D. Bucknall
    UK Office for National Statistics

  • Forthcoming Conferences, Seminars and Courses

  • The National Statistical Methodology Series

  • The National Statistical Quality Review Programme

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