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  • Articles and reports: 12-001-X199400214420
    Description:

    The statistical literature contains many methods for disclosure limitation in microdata. However, their use by statistical agencies and understanding of their properties and effects has been limited. For purposes of furthering research and use of these methods, and facilitating their evaluation and quality assurance, it would be desirable to formulate them within a single framework. A framework called matrix masking - based on ordinary matrix arithmetic - is presented, and explicit matrix mask formulations are given for the principal microdata disclosure limitation methods in current use. This enables improved understanding and implementation of these methods by statistical agencies and other practitioners.

    Release date: 1994-12-15

  • Articles and reports: 12-001-X199400214426
    Description:

    In the MARS Project (Monitoring Agriculture with Remote Sensing) of the E.C. (European Community), area frames based on a square grid are used for area estimation through ground surveys and high resolution satellite images. These satellite images are useful, though expensive, for area estimation: their use for yield estimation is not yet operational. To fill this gap the sample elements (segments) of the area survey are used as well for sampling farms with a template of points overlaid on the segment. Most often we use a fixed number of points per segment. Farmers are asked to provide global data for the farm, and estimates are computed with a Horvitz-Thompson approach. Major problems include locating farmers and checking for misunderstanding of instructions. Good results are obtained for area and for production of the main crops. Area frames need to be complemented with list frames (multiple frames) to give reliable estimates for livestock.

    Release date: 1994-12-15

  • 3. Adults living solo Archived
    Articles and reports: 75-001-X19940041564
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    A profile of adults aged 30 to 54 living alone, compared with other Canadians the same age.

    Release date: 1994-12-14

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M1994068
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study attempts to compare the earnings of men and women on an equal footing by concentrating on recent postsecondary graduates and using survey data on a number of earnings-related characteristics. The data cover three graduating classes of university and community college students: 1982, 1986 and 1990. These data indicate that the gender earnings gap among graduates has narrowed in recent years. In fact among the most recent class, we found that female university graduates are rewarded slightly better than their male counterparts after controlling for experience, job tenure, education and hours of work. A small gender gap persists among community college graduates: about three-and-a-half percent on an hourly wage basis. For all graduates, the earnings gap tended to increase with age, even after controlling for previous work experience.

    Release date: 1994-11-17

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M1994069
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Employment equity legislation is becoming more prevalent in Canadian labour markets, yet -- other than broad availability numbers -- the labour market experiencesof designated groups have not been well documented. Using the National Graduates Survey of 1992, this report profiles the early labour market experiences ofvisible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities who graduated from Canadian universities and community colleges in 1990. In general, we find thatthe earnings of designated group members are very similar to the earnings of their classmates. However, we also find that members of these groups are more likely tobe unemployed and are less likely to participate in the labour force than others in their class.

    Release date: 1994-11-16

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1994003155
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Having a second job is a growing phenomenon. Who are moonlighters and why do they moonlight? The characteristics of moonlighters and the work patterns of their second jobs are discussed.

    Release date: 1994-09-06

  • Articles and reports: 12-001-X199400114433
    Description:

    Imputation is a common technique employed by survey-taking organizations in order to address the problem of item nonresponse. While in most of the cases the resulting completed data sets provide good estimates of means and totals, the corresponding variances are often grossly underestimated. A number of methods to remedy this problem exists, but most of them depend on the sampling design and the imputation method. Recently, Rao (1992), and Rao and Shao (1992) have proposed a unified jackknife approach to variance estimation of imputed data sets. The present paper explores this technique empirically, using a real population of businesses, under a simple random sampling design and a uniform nonresponse mechanism. Extensions to stratified multistage sample designs are considered, and the performance of the proposed variance estimator under non-uniform response mechanisms is briefly investigated.

    Release date: 1994-06-15

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1994002136
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The sluggish employment situation of lone mothers is examined in terms of their marital status.

    Release date: 1994-06-01

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1994001135
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    To keep up with the challenges of new technology, workers must continuously acquire new skills. This study examines full-time workers who took employer-sponsored training courses in 1991.

    Release date: 1994-03-02

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1994001163
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This note looks at the training courses and education programs undertaken by persons who have lost their jobs or been laid off.

    Release date: 1994-03-02
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  • Articles and reports: 12-001-X199400214420
    Description:

    The statistical literature contains many methods for disclosure limitation in microdata. However, their use by statistical agencies and understanding of their properties and effects has been limited. For purposes of furthering research and use of these methods, and facilitating their evaluation and quality assurance, it would be desirable to formulate them within a single framework. A framework called matrix masking - based on ordinary matrix arithmetic - is presented, and explicit matrix mask formulations are given for the principal microdata disclosure limitation methods in current use. This enables improved understanding and implementation of these methods by statistical agencies and other practitioners.

    Release date: 1994-12-15

  • Articles and reports: 12-001-X199400214426
    Description:

    In the MARS Project (Monitoring Agriculture with Remote Sensing) of the E.C. (European Community), area frames based on a square grid are used for area estimation through ground surveys and high resolution satellite images. These satellite images are useful, though expensive, for area estimation: their use for yield estimation is not yet operational. To fill this gap the sample elements (segments) of the area survey are used as well for sampling farms with a template of points overlaid on the segment. Most often we use a fixed number of points per segment. Farmers are asked to provide global data for the farm, and estimates are computed with a Horvitz-Thompson approach. Major problems include locating farmers and checking for misunderstanding of instructions. Good results are obtained for area and for production of the main crops. Area frames need to be complemented with list frames (multiple frames) to give reliable estimates for livestock.

    Release date: 1994-12-15

  • 3. Adults living solo Archived
    Articles and reports: 75-001-X19940041564
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    A profile of adults aged 30 to 54 living alone, compared with other Canadians the same age.

    Release date: 1994-12-14

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M1994068
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study attempts to compare the earnings of men and women on an equal footing by concentrating on recent postsecondary graduates and using survey data on a number of earnings-related characteristics. The data cover three graduating classes of university and community college students: 1982, 1986 and 1990. These data indicate that the gender earnings gap among graduates has narrowed in recent years. In fact among the most recent class, we found that female university graduates are rewarded slightly better than their male counterparts after controlling for experience, job tenure, education and hours of work. A small gender gap persists among community college graduates: about three-and-a-half percent on an hourly wage basis. For all graduates, the earnings gap tended to increase with age, even after controlling for previous work experience.

    Release date: 1994-11-17

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M1994069
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Employment equity legislation is becoming more prevalent in Canadian labour markets, yet -- other than broad availability numbers -- the labour market experiencesof designated groups have not been well documented. Using the National Graduates Survey of 1992, this report profiles the early labour market experiences ofvisible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities who graduated from Canadian universities and community colleges in 1990. In general, we find thatthe earnings of designated group members are very similar to the earnings of their classmates. However, we also find that members of these groups are more likely tobe unemployed and are less likely to participate in the labour force than others in their class.

    Release date: 1994-11-16

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1994003155
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Having a second job is a growing phenomenon. Who are moonlighters and why do they moonlight? The characteristics of moonlighters and the work patterns of their second jobs are discussed.

    Release date: 1994-09-06

  • Articles and reports: 12-001-X199400114433
    Description:

    Imputation is a common technique employed by survey-taking organizations in order to address the problem of item nonresponse. While in most of the cases the resulting completed data sets provide good estimates of means and totals, the corresponding variances are often grossly underestimated. A number of methods to remedy this problem exists, but most of them depend on the sampling design and the imputation method. Recently, Rao (1992), and Rao and Shao (1992) have proposed a unified jackknife approach to variance estimation of imputed data sets. The present paper explores this technique empirically, using a real population of businesses, under a simple random sampling design and a uniform nonresponse mechanism. Extensions to stratified multistage sample designs are considered, and the performance of the proposed variance estimator under non-uniform response mechanisms is briefly investigated.

    Release date: 1994-06-15

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1994002136
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The sluggish employment situation of lone mothers is examined in terms of their marital status.

    Release date: 1994-06-01

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1994001135
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    To keep up with the challenges of new technology, workers must continuously acquire new skills. This study examines full-time workers who took employer-sponsored training courses in 1991.

    Release date: 1994-03-02

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1994001163
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This note looks at the training courses and education programs undertaken by persons who have lost their jobs or been laid off.

    Release date: 1994-03-02
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