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Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Expenditure Survey Methods Workshop – Papers and Presentations

Held December 8 – 9, 2010

Overview

Jay Ryan
Chief, Division of Consumer Expenditure Survey
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Paper: Introduction for Consumer Expenditure Surveys Methods Workshop
Presentation: Consumer Expenditure Overview

Adam Safir
Division of Consumer Expenditure Survey
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Paper: Gemini Project Vision Document
Presentation: Gemini Project Overview

TOPIC: Proxy Reporting

Nancy A. Mathiowetz
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Paper: Self and Proxy Reporting In the Consumer Expenditure Survey Program
Presentation: Self vs. Proxy Reporting in the Consumer Expenditure Survey

Nora Cate Schaeffer
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Paper: Issues in Proxy Reporting in the Consumer Expenditure Survey
Presentation: Proxy Reporting

TOPIC: Recall Period

Norman M. Bradburn
NORC/University of Chicago
Paper: Recall Period in Consumer Expenditure Surveys Program
Presentation: Recall Period in CE Surveys Program

David Cantor
Westat and Joint Program for Survey Methodology
Paper: Discussion of Plans for Designing the Recall Period for the Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey
Presentation: Discussion of Plans for Designing the Recall Period for the Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey

TOPIC: Interviewing Structure

Frederick Conrad
Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
Paper: Response to Issue Paper on CE Interview Structure
Presentation: Response to Interview Structure Issue Paper

Frank P. Stafford
Department of Economics, University of Michigan
Paper: Considering the Structure of the Consumer Expenditure: Designing Computer Assisted Interviewing
Presentation: Considering the Structure of the Consumer Expenditure: Designing Computer Assisted Interviewing

TOPIC: Split Questionnaire

Trivellore Raghunathan
University of Michigan
Presentation: Split Questionnaire Designs for Consumer Expenditure Survey

John L. Eltinge
Office of Survey Methods Research, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Presentation: Split Questionnaire Methods for the Consumer Expenditure Surveys Program

TOPIC: Global Questions

Paul Beatty
National Center for Health Statistics
Presentation: Considerations Regarding the Use of Global Survey Questions

Andy Peytchev
RTI International
Paper: Global versus Specific Questions for the Consumer Expenditure Survey
Presentation: Global versus Specific Questions for the Consumer Expenditure Survey