Estimation of panel correlations for the Canadian Labour Force Survey / Hyunshik Lee.: CS11-613/89-23E-PDF
"The Canadian Labour Force Survey uses the rotation panel design. Every month, one sixth of the sample rotates and five sixths remain. Hence, under this rotation scheme, once a rotation panel enters in the sample, it stays 6 months in the sample before it rotates out. Because of this design feature, the estimates based on the same panel in different months are highly correlated. Moreover, when a rotation panel rotates out, a neighbouring rotation panel usually rotates in. Since they are geographically close, estimates based on the neighbouring rotation panels are also correlated. These correlations are called panel correlations: their magnitudes are variable-specific and time-dependent. This paper describes a methodology for estimating the panel correlations and presents estimated correlations for selected variables using 1980-81 and 1985-87 data. The work was originated for the study of composite estimation technique. However, the results are useful in any situation in which the panel correlation plays a role"--Abstract.
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|Department/Agency||Canada. Statistics Canada.Social Survey Methods Division.|
|Title||Estimation of panel correlations for the Canadian Labour Force Survey / Hyunshik Lee.|
|Series title||Working paper ; 89-23|
|Publication type||Series - View Master Record|
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|Note(s)|| Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. |
"Working paper no. SSMD-89-023 E."
Includes bibliographic references.
Prefatory material in English and French.
|Publishing information||Ottawa : Statistics Canada, 1989.|
|Author / Contributor||Lee, Hyunshik,1947-|
|Catalogue number|| |
|Departmental catalogue number||11-613E|
|Subject terms||Surveys, Methodology|
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