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Comparative Analysis Of The Effects Of Proxy Respondents And Self-Respondents On Household Surveys




This study analyzed the effects of proxy respondents -a source of measurement error- on the results of the household surveys, by using the data set of the Household Labor Force Survey conducted in NUTS-2 TRBI Region, Turkey. It was found out that use of proxy respondent method increased and use of self-respondent method decreased the simple response variance and inconsistency index of the data set.

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  • Levent Gokdemir & Ali Tufekci, 2011. "Comparative Analysis Of The Effects Of Proxy Respondents And Self-Respondents On Household Surveys," Journal of Academic Research in Economics, Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Accounting and Financial Management Constanta, vol. 3(1 (March)), pages 52-62.
  • Handle: RePEc:shc:jaresh:v:3:y:2011:i:1:p:52-62

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