15. Evaluating and Controlling Measurement Error in Business Surveys

  1. Brenda G. Cox3,
  2. David A. Binder4,
  3. B. Nanjamma Chinnappa4,
  4. Anders Christianson5,
  5. Michael J. Colledge6 and
  6. Phillip S. Kott7
  1. Paul P. Biemer1 and
  2. Ronald S. Fecso2

Published Online: 17 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118150504.ch15

Business Survey Methods

Business Survey Methods

How to Cite

Biemer, P. P. and Fecso, R. S. (1995) Evaluating and Controlling Measurement Error in 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.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

  2. 4

    Statistics Canada

  3. 5

    Statistics Sweden

  4. 6

    Australian Bureau of Statistics

  5. 7

    U. S. National Agricultural Statistics Service

Author Information

  1. 1

    Research Triangle Institute

  2. 2

    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

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Keywords:

  • measurement error;
  • business survey;
  • nonsampling error;
  • sampling error;
  • statistical modeling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Cognitive Model of Survey Response

  • A Statistical Model for Survey Response

  • Techniques for Error Evaluation and Control

  • Concluding Remarks