Chapter 7. Applications

  1. Marcello D'Orazio,
  2. Marco Di Zio and
  3. Mauro Scanu

Published Online: 20 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470023554.ch7

Statistical Matching: Theory and Practice

Statistical Matching: Theory and Practice

How to Cite

D'Orazio, M., Di Zio, M. and Scanu, M. (2006) Applications, in Statistical Matching: Theory and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470023554.ch7

Author Information

  1. ISTAT – Istituto Nazionale di Statistica, Rome, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2006

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Survey Methodology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Walter A. Shewhart and
  2. Samuel S. Wilks

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470023532

Online ISBN: 9780470023556



  • statistical matching applications;
  • microsimulation;
  • microsimulation model in tax–benefit analysis;
  • Social Policy Simulation Database (SPSD);
  • Social Policy Simulation Model (SPSM);
  • social accounting matrix (SAM);
  • choosing matching variables;
  • correlation estimates of AREA5 and NCOMP5


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Case Study: The Social Accounting Matrix