Statistical Controversies in Census 2000

October, 1998
Report Number: 
537
Authors: 
L.D. Brown, M.L. Eaton, D.A. Freedman, and others
Citation: 
Séminaire de Probabilités XXXIII, 388-394, Lecture Notes in Math. 1709, Springer, 1999
Abstract: 

This paper is a discussion of Census 2000, focusing on planned use of sampling techniques for non-response followup and adjustment. Past experience with adjustment methods suggests that the design for Census 2000 is quite risky.

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