An Analysis of Key Differences in Micro Data: Results from the Business List Comparison Project
AbstractThe Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of the Census each maintain a business register, a universe of all U.S. business establishments and their characteristics, created from independent sources. Both registers serve critical functions such as supplying aggregate data inputs for certain national statistics generated by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. This paper examines key micro-level differences across these two business registers.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau in its series Working Papers with number 08-28.
Length: 10 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2008
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Business register; business list;
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- J Steven Landefeld & Dennis Fixler, 2005. "Importance of Data Sharing to BEA," BEA Papers 0053, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
- Lucia Foster & Cheryl Grim, 2010. "Characteristics of the Top R&D Performing Firms in the U.S.: Evidence from the Survey of Industrial R&D," Working Papers 10-33, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
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