Thanks, Great to know it. I will go there to find the detail.
On Wed, 8 Jun 2005 12:07:38 -0400, Dianne Rhodes <RHODESD1@WESTAT.COM>
>> Yes they do a survey.
>It is part of CPS, the monthly Current Population Survey. This is the
>same instrument that is used to calculate the number of people without
>health insurance. (I wrote the original programs for that estimate in
>Easytriev and SAS).
>> Go down a lttle further on that web site. There are some
>> links to documents that present their methods. Try
>> contacting them if you want to discuss their data in greater detail.
>You could start with the FAQ:
>And you can find lots of detailed descriptions of the CPS and its
>methodology if you look around.
>> Also, the DCSUG holds its meetings there.
>Yes, we were just there yesterday. But BLS is in several buildings, not
>just Postal Square.
>They regard themselves as a separate entity from the DOL. The
>statistics they produce on their website are rigorously scrutinized, as
>they are important in a lot of US economic decision making.
>Dianne Louise Rhodes
>Sr. Systems Analyst