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September 1993, Vol. 116, No. 9
Overhaul of the Current Population Survey
Why is it necessary to change?
John E. Bregger
Assistant Commissioner for Current Employment Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Cathryn S. Dippo
Assistant Commissioner for Survey Methods Research, Bureau of Labor Statistics
In recent years, the CPS has been hard pressed to keep pace with the changes in U.S. economic and social life. As a result, a revamped survey, geared to the 1990's, will be initiated in January 1994. This article presents an overview of the Current Population Survey, and generally discusses the areas slated for change.
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Overhaul of the Current Population Survey: Evaluating changes in the estimates. September 1993.
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