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ERIC Number: ED020379
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Sep
Pages: 183
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Reference Count: 0
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CONDUCTING A LABOR FORCE SURVEY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.
SUGG, MATILDA R.
APPLICABLE TO THOSE SITUATIONS WHERE A DECISION HAS BEEN MADE TO CONDUCT A LABOR FORCE SURVEY, THIS MANUAL OUTLINES AND DESCRIBES SURVEY PROCEDURES WITH AS LITTLE TECHNICAL TERMINOLOGY AS POSSIBLE FOR ALL WHO PARTICIPATE WITH THE CHIEF STATISTICIAN IN THE SURVEY. LABOR FORCE CONCEPTS TRADITIONALLY USED IN INDUSTRIALIZED COUNTRIES ARE MODIFIED FOR APPLICATION TO ECONOMICALLY DEVELOPING COUNTRIES. THE MANUAL FORMAT FOLLOWS THE GENERAL ORDER RECOMMENDED FOR CONDUCTING A LABOR FORCE SURVEY--(1) DETERMINE THE LABOR FORCE CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO THE AREA TO BE SURVEYED, (2) HAVE A SMALL TECHNICAL STAFF LAY-OUT PLANS FOR THE SURVEY, (3) DESIGN THE QUESTIONNAIRE AND DRAW UP INSTRUCTIONS TO ENUMERATORS, (4) CONDUCT A PRETEST OF THE QUESTIONNAIRE OR A PILOT SURVEY, AND ANALYZE THE RESULTS, (5) DESIGN THE SAMPLE, (6) RECRUIT PERSONNEL FOR THE MAIN SURVEY, (7) CONDUCT INITIAL TRAINING FOR THE STAFF, (8) COMPLETE THE TABULATION PLANS, (9) CONDUCT THE FIELD ENUMERATION, (10) PROCESS THE COLLECTED DATA, (11) COMPUTE THE ESTIMATES, (12) COMPUTE THE SAMPLING ERROR OF THE ESTIMATES, (13) ANALYZE THE FINDINGS, AND (14) PUBLISH A REPORT. A LIST OF LABOR FORCE SURVEYS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, CASE STUDIES OF SAMPLING DESIGNS, SAMPLE SCHEDULES, INTERNATIONAL RESOLUTIONS, EXCERPT FROM AN ENUMERATOR'S MANUAL, AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY ARE INCLUDED. (ET)
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
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