Missing Inaction: Evidence of Undercounting of Non-Workers in the Current Population Survey
This report examines one major source of bias in the yearly Current Population Survey -- nonresponse rates. It shows evidence of systematic undercounting due to the disproportionately high nonresponse rate from individuals who are less likely to be employed than the general population.
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- John Schmitt & Dean Baker, 2005. "Correcting Employment Rates in the 2000 Decennial Census Using Information from the CPS-Census 2000," CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs 2005-17, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).