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October 2004, Vol. 127, No.10
Planning, designing, and executing the BLS American Time-Use Survey
Assistant Commissioner, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, formerly led the development of the ATUS.
Supervisory Economist, Division of Labor Force Statistics, currently is managing the project.
From conception to implementation, the American Time Use Survey was 12 years in the making; its four developmental phases represented ever deeper levels of agency commitment and outside statistical support, as well as an evolution in thinking regarding survey estimation objectives, units of measurement, sampling plans, and data collection and coding protocols.
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American Time Use Survey
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