Methodology Advisory Committee (MAC) Papers



ABS cat. no.



Title of Paper and Month of Meeting





2014


1352.0.55.142

Modelling the Short-Term Dynamics of Unemployment Using the ABS Longitudinal Labour Force Survey File — June 2014


1352.0.55.140

Exploring Methods to Estimate the Intercensal Population of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians — June 2014





2013


1352.0.55.139

Discrete Choice Panel Data Modelling using the ABS Business Longitudinal Database — November 2013


1352.0.55.136

Response Modelling for the 2016 Census Enumeration Model — November 2013


1352.0.55.135

Building on SEIFA: Finer Levels of Socio-Economic Summary Measures — June 2013


1352.0.55.132

Robust Modelling of Design Effects for Household Survey Design — June 2013





2012


1352.0.55.128

Propensity Score Matching: An Application using the ABS Business Characteristics Survey — November 2012


1352.0.55.124

Automated ARIMA Model Selection for Aiding Filter-Based Seasonal Adjustment — June 2012





2011


1352.0.55.121

Constructing Error Bands for Mortality Rates using Simulation — November 2011


1352.0.55.120

Using the EM Algorithm to Estimate the Parameters of the Fellegi-Sunter Model for Data Linking — November 2011


1352.0.55.116

Appropriate Use of Box-Cox Transforms for Seasonal Adjustment — June 2011





2010


1352.0.55.113

Empirical Models for Survey Cost, Response Rate and Bias Using Paradata — November 2010


1352.0.55.110

Analysis of Micro-Data: Controlling the Risk of Disclosure — June 2010


1352.0.55.108

Sample Design Frameworks for ABS Household Surveys — June 2010





2009


1352.0.55.106

Small Area Estimation with Simulated Samples from the Population Census — November 2009


1352.0.55.104

The Use of Scores to Detect and Prioritise Anomalous Estimates — November 2009


1352.0.55.102

Estimating Population Totals by Combining Household Surveys — June 2009





2008


1352.0.55.099

Reviewing the ABS' Hedonic Regression Model for Desktop Computers — November 2008


1352.0.55.098

Generalised Linear Models with Probabilistically Linked Data — November 2008


1352.0.55.097

Application of Operations Research to Improving Business Collection Efficiency — November 2008


1352.0.55.096

Sample Design Issues for National Surveys of the Indigenous Population — June 2008


1352.0.55.095

Temporal Aggregation and Seasonal Adjustment — June 2008


1352.0.55.094

Experimental Estimates of Adult Literacy for Local Government Areas — June 2008


1352.0.55.093

Refining the Stratification for the Established House Price Index — June 2008





2007


1352.0.55.092

Imputation and Estimation for a Thematic Form Census — November 2007


1352.0.55.087

An Evaluation of Cube Sampling for ABS Household Surveys — June 2007


1352.0.55.086

Socio-Economic Indexes for Individuals and Families — June 2007


1352.0.55.085

Estimating the Cyclical Component from Annual Time Series — June 2007





2006


1352.0.55.083

Measuring and Correcting for Information Loss in Confidentialised Census Counts — November 2006


1352.0.55.082

Measuring Option Values and the Economic Benefits of Completing Secondary Education — November 2006


1352.0.55.081

Searching for Coherence between Spatial and Temporal Measures of Price Change — November 2006


1352.0.55.079

Some Aspects of Turning Point Detection in Seasonally Adjusted and Trend Estimates — June 2006


1352.0.55.078

Assessing the Quality of Modelled Estimates — June 2006


1352.0.55.077

Estimating Average Annual Hours Worked — June 2006





2005


1352.0.55.076

Exploring Methods for Creating a Longitudinal Census Dataset — November 2005


1352.0.55.075

Imputation in Longitudinal Surveys: The Case of HILDA — November 2005


1352.0.55.073

Decomposition of Movement Estimates as a Diagnostic Tool for Repeated Business Surveys — November 2005


1352.0.55.072

A Review of Confidentiality Protections for Statistical Tables — June 2005


1352.0.55.071

Synthesising Estimates of Indigenous Child Health Based on the W.A. Aboriginal Child Health Survey — June 2005


1352.0.55.070

Estimation Methodologies Using Taxation Data for ABS Business Surveys — June 2005





2004


1352.0.55.067

Exploring Hedonic Methods for Constructing a House Price Index — November 2004


1352.0.55.066

General Application of Significance Editing to Economic Collections — November 2004


1352.0.55.065

Methodology for Producing Synthetic Microdata for Income in Non-survey Years — November 2004


1352.0.55.063

Estimation for the Household Income and Expenditure Survey — June 2004


1352.0.55.062

Issues Associated with Producing a Longitudinal Dataset of Businesses — June 2004


1352.0.55.061

Statistical Matching of the HES and NHS — June 2004





2003


1352.0.55.060

Assessment of Risk for Unit Record File Disclosure — Spontaneous Recognition and Population Modelling — November 2003


1352.0.55.058

Small Area Estimation Models for Disability — November 2003





2002


1352.0.55.054

Strategies for Synthetic Estimation in ABS Business Surveys — November 2002


1352.0.55.053

Statistical Training of Statistical Services Branch Staff — November 2002


1352.0.55.052

ABS Analysis Program: Bounds and Focus — November 2002


1352.0.55.051

Winsorization for Generalised Regression Estimation — November 2002


1352.0.55.050

Reducing Volatility of Labour Force Seasonal Adjusted Estimates by Correcting Non-Sampling Survey Effects — November 2002


1352.0.55.049

Using a Generalised Estimation Methodology for ABS Business Surveys — June 2002


1352.0.55.048

CAI Screen Design Project — June 2002





2001


1352.0.55.045

Measuring the Stock of Human Capital for Australia: A Lifetime Labour Income Approach — November 2001


1352.0.55.044

Using the Multinomial Logistic Regression Model to Construct Design-Based Estimates for the Input-Output Survey — November 2001


1352.0.55.042

Use of ARIMA Models for Improving Revisions of X-11 Seasonal Adjustment — November 2001


1352.0.55.041

Quality Measures for Systems of Economic Accounts — June 2001


1352.0.55.040

Modelling Crime Victimisation and the Propensity to Report Crime to Police — June 2001


1352.0.55.039

Use of Concurrent Seasonal Adjustment for Economic Time Series: The Case for Retail Survey — June 2001


1352.0.55.038

Cost and Variance Modelling for the 2001 Redesign of the Monthly Population Survey — Part B — June 2001


1352.0.55.037

Cost and Variance Modelling for the 2001 Redesign of the Monthly Population Survey — Part A — June 2001





2000


1352.0.55.036

Towards Best Practice for Design of Electronic Data Capture Instruments — November 2000


1352.0.55.035

Quality Indicators for Household Surveys — November 2000


1352.0.55.034

Methodological Issues Associated with Using BAS Data for Improving Sample Design and Estimation for Business Surveys — November 2000


1352.0.55.032

Data Editing Design Principles in a CAI Environment — July 2000


1352.0.55.030

Aggregation and ABS Time Series — July 2000


1352.0.55.029

Weighting and Standard Error Estimation — July 2000





1999


1352.0.55.028

Impact of Non-Response Bias in Business Surveys — November 1999


1352.0.55.024

Design for the Quarterly Economy Wide Survey — June 1999





1998


1352.0.55.020

Training of Methodologists in the ABS — November 1998


1352.0.55.019

Modelling Detailed Business Operating Expenses from ABS Economic Collections — November 1998


1352.0.55.018

Testing a New Questionnaire for the Australian Bureau of Statistics Labour Force Survey — November 1998


1352.0.55.017

The Impact of Rotation Patterns and Composite Estimation on Survey Outcomes — November 1998


1352.0.55.016

Commonwealth Government Statistical Clearing House — June 1998





1996


1352.0.55.001

Use of State Space Models for Small Domain Trend Estimation in the Labour Force Survey — November 1996