11. Multiple-Frame Business Surveys

  1. Brenda G. Cox2,
  2. David A. Binder3,
  3. B. Nanjamma Chinnappa3,
  4. Anders Christianson4,
  5. Michael J. Colledge5 and
  6. Phillip S. Kott6
  1. Phillip S. Kott and
  2. Frederic A. Vogel

Published Online: 17 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118150504.ch11

Business Survey Methods

Business Survey Methods

How to Cite

Kott, P. S. and Vogel, F. A. (1995) Multiple-Frame Business Surveys, in Business Survey Methods (eds B. G. Cox, D. A. Binder, B. N. Chinnappa, A. Christianson, M. J. Colledge and P. S. Kott), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118150504.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

  2. 3

    Statistics Canada

  3. 4

    Statistics Sweden

  4. 5

    Australian Bureau of Statistics

  5. 6

    U. S. National Agricultural Statistics Service

Author Information

  1. U. S. National Agricultural Statistics Service

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 FEB 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471598527

Online ISBN: 9781118150504



  • multiple-frame business surveys;
  • single list frame;
  • single area frame;
  • overlapping frames;
  • estimation difficulties


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fundamentals of Multiple Frame Sampling

  • The Dominant Special Case: One List Frame, One Area Frame

  • Subsampling from an Area Frame

  • Problems in Surveys with Overlapping Frames

  • The Future of Multiple-Frame Surveys