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101 results for keyword:statistical methods

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Ensuring the quality of statistics using scientific methods

CBS uses scientifically proven methods to guarantee the quality of its products and services.

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Exploring the GK price index

The present paper is about a particular type of price index, called the GK price index (named after Geary and Khamis) and some of its variants. Some of their properties are investigated.

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Consumer Confidence Survey during COVID-19

Methodological description of the Consumer Confidence Survey during the Corona crisis.

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Small area estimation of sickness absence indicators

Discussion paper about a method to estimate detailed figures on sickness absence for the Health and Wellbeing branch

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The role of causal modelling in official statistics

Causal modelling is of interest to augment the interpretation of data published by national statistical institutes. An exploration of the relevant methods as well as a case study in the domain of...

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Time series modelling of mobility trends, 1999-2022

Discussion paper about a method to estimate detailed mobility trends corrected for discontinuities

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CBS switches to new method for measuring business confidence

From July 2023, CBS will use a new method to measure business confidence based on the results of the Netherlands Business Survey (COEN).

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A note on efficient audit sample selection

Statistical output, e.g. totals or means of a target variable, are often published for subpopulations that are defined by categorical domain variables (such as categories of educational level,...

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Stochastically reconstructing business production networks

Analysing business production networks is a pioneering field for national statistical institutes. The application of network reconstruction methods are the main focus of this paper.

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Synthetic data opens up possibilities in the statistical field

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) recently released a new handbook, ‘Synthetic Data for Official Statistics’, to help get statistical institutes started in producing their own...

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Business confidence; sector/branches

Business Confidence to sector/branches

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International reference work covers diverse business statistics expertise

A truly international reference work, with 36 chapters covering the latest state of play in all facets of business statistics production.

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Helmholtz decomposition for digraphs

The present paper is about a concept from analysis, namely the Helmholtz decomposition of vector fields that can be translated into a similar concept for certain directed graphs, also called the...

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SDC and special focus groups: a European perspective

Publications on small, special focus groups call for accurate application of statistical disclosure control. To that end, perturbative methods may be useful. Proper communication thereof is...

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CBS introduces new energy price measurement method

From June 2023, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) will employ a new method to measure the energy prices paid by consumers. The aim is to derive a more accurate inflation rate.

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International trade in goods statistics changed as of 2023

The international trade in goods statistics describe the monthly development of the import and export of goods.

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Elastic energy of networks

The paper is about invariants of networks by labeling and relabeling its nodes or arcs. These invariants can be used to classify networks as to their complexity, or to distinguish non-isomorphic...

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Redistribution of mass and probabilities

Models to transport goods or matter can also be used to disaggregate probability measures defined on 2D-tables.

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Ensembles of networks

About viewing a given network as a realization of a network which belongs to a certain set of networks, called an ensemble. It is comparable to viewing a population as being generated from a...

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CBS and UvA in collaboration to solve social problems

It sounds like science fiction: a ‘digital twin’ of society that policy-makers can use to resolve complex social problems.

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Topological anonymity in networks

Statistics Netherlands has been investigating Network data as a source of new statistics. This implies new questions in the area of statistical disclosure control. In this paper a theory for...

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PhD student investigates causes of premature birth

On 18 January 2022, Eduardo Villamor Martinez obtained his PhD cum laude from Maastricht University.

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On Kalman filtering and variances after single and multiple imputation

Using Kalman equations, we derive straightforward formulas for the total imputation variance for several imputation methods commonly used in regression analysis and (un)equal probability sampling...

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Complexity and simplification of networks (v2)

The paper deals with two topics: the quantification of the complexity of networks (graphs and digraphs) and the simplification of networks by identifying their most important parts (nodes and arcs /...

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Including migration in hedonic valuation: earthquakes

This paper is an attempt to estimate the willingness to pay for earthquake reduction in and around the province of Groningen (2012-2018), whilst using a discrete choice model to incorporate...

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