Henry F. Woltman

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1. Introduction Reinterview surveys have been used extensively in census evaluations since 1940's. Reinterview surveys are designed with the objective of estimating measurement reliability, measurement bias, or both bias and reliability. For estimating reliability, a test-retest reinterview design is typically used. In a test-retest reinterview survey, a(More)
The Methods Test Panel (MTP) is a survey research vehicle designed by the Bureau of the Census to test a l te rna t i ve methodologies and concepts used in the Current Population Survey (CPS). The MTP is an attempt to improve the qua l i t y , r e l i a b i l i t y , and u t i l i t y of CPS data, and is intended to provide a way of test ing and evaluating(More)
"In this paper, we consider Rasch measurement methodology as an alternative to conventional U.S. Census Bureau methodology for evaluating the quality of data obtained using different measurements of the same characteristic. Rather than assuming, like the Census approach, that respondents have true states corresponding to the categories of a questionnaire(More)
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