Unique ID: 2015103

Division: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
Issue Date: February 13th 2019
Last modified: February 22nd 2019
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Web Scrape and Application Program Interface (API): exploring webscraping on price data

Exploring webscraping on price data

Project Sources
Project Sources
Type Of Institution: National statistical office
Big Data Source: Web scraping data
Region: North America
Country Area: United States
Id Country Regional: country
Partnerships
Partnerships
Other Partners: Other
Accessing Data
Accessing Data
Data Access Rights: Broader access rights
Data Coverage
Data Coverage
Data Coverage: Other
Cost Implication: Free
Cost Comments: The net cost implication is undetermined. There is potential for reduction of collection costs, however development and maintenance costs exist.
Coverage Geo Comments: Varies depending on the source.
Coverage Period: Beginning in 2011
Project Details
Project Details
Frequency Comments: Varies depending on the source.
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
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.
Methodology
Methodology
Methods Used: Traditional statistical methods
Technologies
Technologies
Technologies: Spreadsheet, Other
Technologies Comments: Programming using Python and SAS
Other
Other
Income Level: High-income
Iso: US
Timeframe To Produce Indicator: NA
Frequency Comments: Varies depending on the source.
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