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March, 1987, Vol. 110, No. 3
The Consumer Expenditure Survey:
quality control by comparative analysis
Economist, Division of Consumer Expenditure Surveys, Bureau of Labor Statistics
As with any statistical program, assessment of results is an important part of the expenditure survey; a vital component of BLS postsurvey evaluation is comparison with other data on aggregate spending, most notably those from the National Accounts.
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