Technical and organizational pre-requisites of survey integration
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
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This paper is in two parts. The first part considers issues relating to co-ordination of survey procedures as an essential part of survey integration rfiile the second part discuss agricultural and non-agricultural surveys with respect to the important question of the co-ordination of data producers. The paper is a continuation of the one on “Development of integrated programmes of surveys: general, technical and organizational problems (E/CN.l4/SM/4l)" presented to the working Group on Organization, Content end methodology of household Surveys convened in Addis Ababa from 29 June - 3 July 1981. In respect of the technical aspects of integration, problems relating to sample design, concepts, definitions and classifications, non sampling errors and interlinking of survey results were mentioned. The organizational problems considered were staff development, equipment, data analysis and publication of results. These problems Tail be referred to only briefly in this paper, since its focus is slightly different from the earlier paper.