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June 1984, Vol. 107, No. 6
The Current Population Survey:
a historical perspective and the BLS role
BLS assumed major responsibility for the CPS in 1959 and since then there have been increases in sample size, changes in and additions of questions, and refinements in the household survey's concept, but, in general, the basic concepts have remained the same since the survey's beginnings in 1940.
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