Unique ID: 2015099

Division: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
Issue Date: February 13th 2019
Last modified: February 22nd 2019

Administrative Data Sources

Exploring multiple uses of administrative data sources.

Multiple uses of publicly available/administrative data.

Project Objective:

Exploration, Pilot intended to go to production to supplement existing data

Project Outcomes:

Potential outcomes include, potential replacement/supplement data collection and identification of sample frames.

Publications Comments:

Experimental Disease Based Price Indexes, http://www.bls.gov/pir/journal/rb03.pdf

Project Sources
Project Sources
Type Of Institution: National statistical office
Big Data Source: Other
Region: North America
Country Area: United States
Id Country Regional: country
Other Partners: Government institute
Partnership Comments: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics may partner with other organizations such as Trade Associations and other interest groups.
Accessing Data
Accessing Data
Data Access Rights: Broader access rights
Data Coverage
Data Coverage
Data Coverage: All available data
Cost Implication: Free
Coverage Geo Comments: Typically the data coverage is broad, it will vary depending on the source
Coverage Period: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' use of administrative data dates back to 1987.
Data Quality
Data Quality
Quality Framework: Quality of output statistics
Quality Aspects Evaluated: Privacy and Security, Completeness, Usability, Time Factors, Accessibility, Relevance, Validity, Accuracy, including selectivity, Coherence, including linkability to other sources
Validation Comments: Validate using a variety of result comparisons and statistical techniques.
Data Quality Concerns Comments: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics assesses the quality of all its data sources.
Methods Used: Traditional statistical methods
Technologies: Relational database, Spreadsheet
Technologies Comments: SAS
Income Level: High-income
Iso: US
Timeframe To Produce Indicator: NA
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