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Presentations From The June 5, 2009 Quarterly Meeting

Alternative Price Indexes for Health Care Spending (219  KB, pdf)
The genesis of this conference was the Census Bureau’s release of population projections for the United States in January 2000. These showed the possible future population in great detail for each year out to 2100.

Changes to the 2008 American Community Survey Data Products (92 KB, pdf)
The growing use of objective statistical information to guide decisions that affect the lives of most citizens has imposed high standards for the accuracy and completeness of data. Concerns about rates of response and about the quality of data that are provided increasingly have led Federal agencies to propose the use of incentives in government-sponsored surveys.

A Century of Classification: The Census Bureau’s Urban and Rural Classification 1910-2010 (981 KB, pdf)

Issues and Considerations for Defining Urban and Rural in the U.S. and Island Areas (1.46 MB, pdf)
The growing use of objective statistical information to guide decisions that affect the lives of most citizens has imposed high standards for the accuracy and completeness of data. Concerns about rates of response and about the quality of data that are provided increasingly have led Federal agencies to propose the use of incentives in government-sponsored surveys.

Estimates Evaluation E (Squared) (131 KB, pdf)

Meeting Minutes