Corpus ID: 169707566

Using the American Community Survey: Benefits and Challenges

  title={Using the American Community Survey: Benefits and Challenges},
  author={Graham Kalton and Paul P. Biemer and Nancy Dunton and Frankel and D. Tim Holt and Sharon L. Lohr and Clare K. Purvis and Jj Salvo and Hs Stern and Constance F. Citro and Michael L. Cohen and Daniel L. Cork and Barbara A. Bailar and F. Jay Breidt and Meyer Zitter and Ae Gaskin},
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