BLS Statistical and Survey Methods Research Papers by CE Staff and Others Using CE Data

  • Results From Testing a Web Mode for the Consumer Expenditure Diary Survey (PDF 1.1MB)
    • by Ian Elkin, Laura Erhard, Brett McBride (BLS); and Dawn Nelson (Census Bureau)
    • 2014
  • A Comparison of Consumer Expenditure Surveys  (PDF)
    • by Nhien To and Brett McBride
    • 2013
  • Proposal on Tracking Measurement Error in the CE (PDF)
    • by Roger Tourangeau, Brandon Kopp, and Lucilla Tan
    • 2013
  • Report on the State of Knowledge on Measurement Error in the CE (PDF 1.1MB)
    • by Roger Tourangeau, Scott Fricker, Brandon Kopp, and Lucilla Tan
    • 2013
  • An Exploration of the Application of PLS Path Modeling Approach to Creating a Summary Index of Respondent Burden. (PDF)
    • by Scott Fricker, Craig Kreisler, and Lucilla Tan
    • 2012
  • Records Information and Feasibility of Use Study (PDF 2.5MB)
    • by Micah Sjoblom and Lisa Lee
    • 2012
  • Exploring a Balance Edit Approach in the Consumer Expenditure Quarterly Interview Survey (PDF)
    • by Scott Fricker, Brandon Kopp, and Nhien To
    • 2011
  • Global Clothing Questions Cognitive Testing Results (PDF)
    • by Jennifer Edgar
    • 2011
  • Measurement Issues Study Final Report. (PDF 3.1MB)
    • by Brett Creech, Jeanette Davis, Scott Fricker, Jeffrey Gonzalez, Meaghan Smith, Lucilla Tan, and Nhien To.
    • 2011
  • A Proposal for a Preliminary Framework for Monitoring and Reporting on Data Quality for the Consumer Expenditure Survey (PDF 1.1MB)
    • by Scott Fricker and Lucilla Tan
    • 2012
  • U.S. Consumer Expenditure Records Study (PDF)
    • by Emily Geisen, Ashley Richards, and Charles Strohm. RTI International.
    • 2011
  • Assessing Contact History Data Quality and Consistency Across Several Federal Surveys (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Nancy Bates, James M. Dahlhamer, Polly Phipps, Adam Safir and Lucilla Tan
    • 2010
  • Latent Class Analysis in Consumer Expenditure Reports (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Brian Meekins, Clyde Tucker and Paul Biemer
    • 2010
  • Nonresponse Bias in the Consumer Expenditure Survey: A Case Study (PDF)
    • by Susan King, Jennifer Edgar, Jeffrey Gonzalez, Boriana Chopova, and Lucilla Tan
    • 2010
  • Source Selection: Selecting and Evaluating America's Expenditures (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Barry Steinberg, Brett Creech, Mary Lynn Schmidt and Patrick Falwell
    • 2010
  • Accounting for owner-occupied dwelling services: Aggregates and distributions (PDF)
    • by Thesia I. Garner (BLS); and Kathleen Short (Census Bureau)
    • 2009
  • Assessing Nonresponse Bias in the Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Susan L. King, Boriana Chopova, Jennifer Edgar, Jeffrey M. Gonzalez, Dave E. McGrath and Lucilla Tan
    • 2009
  • Correlates of Data Quality in the Consumer Expenditure Quarterly Interview Survey (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Jennifer Edgar and Jeffrey M. Gonzalez
    • 2009
  • The Effects of Incentives on the Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Karen L. Goldenberg, David McGrath, and Lucilla Tan
    • 2009
  • Imputation Methods for Adaptive Matrix Sampling (PDF)
    • by Jeffrey M. Gonzalez and John L. Eltinge
    • 2009
  • Modeling the Difference in Interview Characteristics for Different Respondents (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by John Dixon
    • 2009
  • Using Contact Attempt History Data to Determine the Optimal Number of Contact Attempts (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Adam Safir and Lucilla Tan
    • 2009
  • What Does "Usual" Usually Mean? (PDF)
    • by Jennifer Edgar
    • 2009
  • Adaptive Matrix Sampling for the Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Jeffrey M. Gonzalez and John L. Eltinge
    • 2008
  • A Microlevel Latent Class Model for Measurement Error in the Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Clyde Tucker, Brian Meekins and Paul Biemer
    • 2008
  • Mode Effects in a Survey of Consumer Expenditures (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Adam Safir and Karen Goldenberg
    • 2008
  • The Use of Paradata for Evaluating Interviewer Training and Performance (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by William P. Mockovak and Randall Powers
    • 2008
  • Multiple Matrix Sampling: A Review (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Jeffrey Gonzalez and John L. Eltinge
    • 2007
  • Properties of Alternative Sample Design and Estimation Methods for the Consumer Expenditure Surveys (PDF)
    • by John L. Eltinge and Jeffrey M. Gonzalez
    • 2007
  • Reduction of Sample Areas in the Consumer Price Index and Consumer Expenditure Survey Designs (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Lawrence Ernst, William H. Johnson and William E. Larson
    • 2007
  • Analysis of Recall Effect on the Reporting of Expenditures for the Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Barry Steinberg, Boriana Chopova, Lucilla Tan, Jared Ogden, Pierre Bahizi, and Geoffrey Paulin
    • 2006
  • Effect of Computer-Assisted Personal Interviews in the U.S. Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Moon Jung Cho and Carolyn Pickering
    • 2006
  • Effects of Incentives in the U.S. Consumer Expenditures Quarterly Survey (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by David McGrath
    • 2006
  • Individual Diary Feasibility Test (PDF)
    • by Jennifer Edgar, Sara Spell, Richard Verlander, and Grace Wetzel
    • 2006
  • Is a User-Friendly Diary More Effective? Measuring the Effects on Data Collection (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Nhien To and Lucilla Tan
    • 2006
  • Comparison of Item Nonresponse and Unit Nonresponse in Household Surveys (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by John S. Dixon
    • 2005
  • Developing Poverty Thresholds (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Thesia I. Garner
    • 2005
  • Estimating the Level of Underreporting of Expenditures among Expenditure Reporters: A Micro-level Latent Class Analysis (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Clyde Tucker, Brian Meekins, and Paul Biemer
    • 2005
  • A Field Test of a Multiple Diary Procedure for the Consumer Expenditure Survey (PDF)
    • WESTAT
    • 2005
  • Optimal Pairing for Stratum Collapse Methods with Interviewer-Level Measurement Error Shared Across Strata (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Moon Jung Cho and John Eltinge
    • 2005
  • 2004 Consumer Expenditure Survey: Field Representative Focus Groups (PDF)
    • by Jennifer Shields
    • 2004
  • Modeling of Survey Response Rates and Reporting Rates in the U.S. Consumer Expenditure Interview (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Moon J. Cho and John L. Eltinge
    • 2004
  • Temporal Patterns of Survey Response Rates and Reporting Rates in the U.S. Consumer Expenditure Interview and Other Panel Surveys (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Moon J. Cho, John L. Eltinge, and Barry P. Steinberg
    • 2004
  • Estimating the Level of Underreporting of Expenditures among Expenditure Reporters: A Microlevel Latent Class Analysis (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Clyde Tucker, Paul P. Biemer, Brian J. Meekins, and Jennifer Shields
    • 2004
  • Conceptual and Practical Issues in the Statistical Design and Analysis of Usability Tests (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by John Bosley, John Eltinge, Jean Fox, and Scott Fricker
    • 2003
  • Detecting Possibly Fraudulent or Error-Prone Survey Data Using Benford's Law. Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods, 2003, American Statistical Association (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by David Swanson, Moon Jung Cho, and John L. Eltinge
    • 2003
  • Economic Well-Being Based on Consumer Expenditures and Personal Assessments of Minimum Income and Minimum Spending. Proceedings of the Section on Social Statistics, 2003, American Statistical Association (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Thesia Garner
    • 2003
  • Errors in Survey Reports of Consumption Expenditures (PDF)
    • by Erich Battistin. Institute for Fiscal Studies, London
    • 2003
  • Inferential Methods to Identify Possible Interviewer Fraud Using Leading Digit Preference Patterns and Design Effect Matrices. Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods, 2003, American Statistical Association (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Moon Jung Cho, John L. Eltinge, and David Swanson
    • 2003
  • Is a User-Friendly Diary More Effective? Findings from a Field Test. Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods, 2003, American Statistical Association (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Eric Figueroa, Jeanette Davis, Sally E. Reyes-Morales, Nhien To, and Lucilla Tan
    • 2003
  • Determining Within-PSU Sample Sizes for the Consumer Expenditure Survey (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Sylvia Johnson-Herring, Sharon Krieger, and David Swanson
    • 2002
  • CE Interview Global Questions Research: BLS Conference Presentation Report (PDF)
    • by Research Triangle Institute
    • 2000
  • The Quality of Proxy Reports on the Consumer Expenditure Survey (PDF)
    • by Brian A. Kojetin and Sarah Jerstad
    • 1997
  • An Application Of Regression And Calibration Estimation To Post-Stratification In A Household Survey, Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods, American Statistical Association (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Bodhini Jayasuriya and Richard Valliant
    • 1995
  • An Examination Of Spending Patterns Of Families Receiving Forms Of Public Assistance (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by William D. Passero
    • 1995
  • Consumer Expenditures and Inequality: An Analysis Using the Gini Coefficient
    • by Thesia I. Garner
    • 1993
  • Distributions and Transformations for Family Expenditures (Abstract) (PDF)
    • by Stuart Scott and Daniel J. Rope
    • 1993
  • Improving Comprehension and Recall in the Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey: Discrepancies in Comprehension and Recall as a Source of Nonsampling Error (PDF)
    • by Leslie A. Miller and Theodore Downes-Le Guin
    • 1989
  • Recall Effects in the Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey (PDF)
    • by Adriana R. Silberstein
    • 1989
  • Comments and Ideas for the BLS Research Agenda for the CE and CPS (PDF)
    • by Judith T. Lessler. National Center for Health Statistics.
    • 1987
  • Possible Methods for Improving Response Quality in the CE and CPS (PDF)
    • by Scot Burton. Louisiana State University
    • 1987
  • Recommendations on Redesigning the CE and CPS (PDF)
    • by George F. Bishop. Institute for Policy Research, University of Cincinnati.
    • 1987
  • Some Experimentation with Recall Procedures and Diaries for Consumer Expenditures (PDF)
    • by Seymour Sudman and Robert Ferber
    • 1971

 

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