Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Consumer Expenditure Surveys
PRINT:Print
CE CES Program Links

Gemini Field Tests

The Gemini project was started in 2009 to redesign the survey in an effort to address measurement error. In July 2013, a redesign plan was approved, followed by the creation of a roadmap to further develop and test the redesign plan leading to its implementation. Part of this testing involves several planned field tests. Links to information and materials on each of the Gemini related field tests can be found on this page.

Gemini Field Tests
Field Test Fielding Period Design Results

Individual Diaries Feasiblity Test

August 2014-December 2014


Detailed Overview


Final report


Gemini Proof-of-Concept Test

July 2015-September 2015

Detailed Overview

Report 1*
Report 2
Report 3

Incentives and Outlets Test


July 2016-December 2016


Detailed Overview


Final report


Large Scale Feasibility Test of Online Diaries


October 2019-April 2020


Detailed Overview


Forthcoming


*Proof-of-Concept Test Report 1 is not publicly available.

For more information on the Gemini Redesign project visit the Gemini Redesign Project page.

 

Last Modified Date: May 19, 2020