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Measuring Inequalities in the Dutch Household Sector
In recent years, the importance of the households sector in measuring economic welfare has increasingly been recognised, and the development of additional indicators to measure inequalities is...
ICT, knowledge and the economy 2012
ICT, knowledge and the economy 2012 describes the Dutch knowledge-based economy on the basis of its pillars ICT, innovation and R&D.
Explicit and Implicit Calibration of Covariance and Mean Structures
Linear structural equation models (SEMs) are widely used to assess the validity and reliability of survey variables. When population means or totals are of interest, it is also important to assess...
On second-order inclusion probabilities and variances among large randomized PPS samples
This paper presents and discusses some new results on the second-order inclusion probabilities of a systematic probability proportional to size sample drawn from a randomly ordered list, also called...
Information management as tool for standardization in statistics
We describe the role of information management in redesign programs: why it is needed, how it is at present being developed through international cooperation in the Generic Statistical Information...
Selectivity of Big data
Assessment of selectivity of Big data sets is generally not straightforward, if at all possible. Some approaches are proposed in this paper. It is argued that the degree to which selectivity – or its...
Cybersecurity is key in Bibi van den Berg’s inaugural lecture
Corporate news article Cybersecurity is key in Bibi van den Berg’s inaugural lecture
Spark: more computing capacity for big data productions
with Spark enables researchers and statisticians to process large amounts of data at high speed
Automatic editing with hard and soft edits
Soft edit rules, i.e. constraints which identify (combinations of) values that are suspicious but not necessarily incorrect, are an important element of many traditional, manual editing processes.
The Dutch implementation of the OECD Handbook of Globalization Indicators
Contribution to Joint UNECE/EFTA/SSCU Meeting in Kiev, 3-7 July 2007Globalization remains a highly debated issue
Major renewal of data collection at Statistics Netherlands
Statistics Netherlands is introducing a new process chain for data collection with the accompanying IT landscape.
Living a happy, healthy and satisfying life
This paper on lifestyle and well-being was written for the '3rd OECD World Forum' held in Busan, South Korea from 27-30 October 2009.
Solving the nonresponse problem with sample matching?
This paper explores the use of matched samples as an alternative for estimators based on surveys suffering from a substantial amount of nonresponse.
The digital economy 2009
Dutch ICT skills continue to increase and more and more people in the Netherlands are using mobile devices to access the internet. At home, laptops are increasingly replacing desktop computers, and...
Linking ICT related Innovation Adoption and Productivity
E-business systems are increasingly considered as important examples of ICT related innovations embodied in software applications, the adoption of which is essential for capturing the fruits of...
Turnover telecom sector further down
Turnover generated by the telecom sector has fallen almost continuously in recent years. At the same time, fewer text messages are sent and the use of mobile internet is growing.
Rijks Data Science Programme kicks off
Article about the official launch of the ‘Rijks Data Science Programme’,
The ESS report 2013
The 2013 ESS Report provides information on the organisation and structure of the ESS and some of its key achievements and initiatives in 2013. It features the European Statistical Governance...
Seven in ten use online banking services
More than seven in ten Dutch residents aged 12 years or older (10.2 million persons) used online banking services on a regular basis last year.
Darnaus vystymosi rodikliai. Sustainable Development Indicators
Sustainability Report of Lithuania (2010)
Growing number of ICT professionals self-employed
The number of self-employed information and communication technology (ICT) specialists has increased over the period 2000-2010. ICT specialists are also more often educated at higher vocational...
ICT, knowledge and the economy 2016, summary
This summary in English reviews the key facts from each chapter of the publication, item by item.
Shift towards more productive firms mainly in ICT-intensive sectors
ICT has had a positive effect on the Dutch economy between 2000 and December 2010. Firms became more productive in sectors where ICT is used intensively.