Testimony and Papers on Adjusting the US Census
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Executive Steering Committee for A.C.E. Policy, Bureau of the Census, 2001. Report and links to supporting documents.
Brown, L.D., Eaton, M.L., Freedman, D.A., Klein, S.P., Olshen, R.A., Wachter, K.A., Wells, M.T., and Ylvisaker, D., 1999. Statistical Controversies in Census 2000, Technical Report 537, Department of Statistics, U.C. Berkeley.
Darga, Kenneth, 1998. "Straining Out Gnats and Swallowing Camels: The Perils of Adjusting for Census Undercount," and "Quantifying Measurement Error and Bias in the 1990 Undercount Estimates."
(submitted as testimony to the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Census on 5/5/98.)
Darga, Kenneth, 2001. Summary of Fixing the Census until it Breaks
Darga, Kenneth, 2001. Alternative adjustment factors for the 1990 Census (.zip file).
Eaton, M.L., Freedman, D.A., Klein, S.P., Olshen, R.A., Wachter, K.W., and Ylvisaker,D. 1997.
Planning for the census in the year 2000: an update, Technical Report 484, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley.
Freedman, D.A., P.B. Stark, and K.W. Wachter, 1999. A model for correlation bias, heterogeneity, and ratio estimator bias in census adjustment, Tech. Rept. 557, Dept. Statistics, Univ. Calif. Berkeley.
Last modified 19 August 2009. P.B. Stark. statistics.berkeley.edu/~stark/Census/index.htm