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Appendix 16 - Professional papers by ABS officers

Officers of the ABS prepared the following professional papers which were presented or published between 1 July 2004 and 30 June 2005.

Abello, R., Ravindiran, R., and Jose, A.
Health Status — labour force non-participation nexus: evidence from pooled NHS data.
Presented to the Australian Population Association Conference, Canberra, 15–17 September 2004.

Alcausin, G.
Impact of Sampling Outlets and Items on Price Index Using Scanner Data.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Baker, J.
State distribution of net overseas migration
Presented to the 2nd Population Estimates Technical Workshop, Adelaide, 11–12 November 2004.

Baker, J.
Measuring age at withdrawal from the labour force.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Baker, J., and Rawnsley, T.
Measuring age at withdrawal from the labour force.
Presented to the Australian Population Association Conference, Canberra, 15–17 September 2004.

Bell, P.
Estimation for a rotating panel survey using a person-level correlation model.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Beunen, J.
Error of Regional Estimates based on Modelled Data.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Bishop, G.
Changing to Generalised Regression Estimation and a New Sample Design.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Blanchfield, F.
Mesh blocks: a new building block of Australian geography.
Presented to the Australian Population Association Conference, Canberra, 15–17 September 2004.

Blanchfield, F.
GIS in small population enumeration.
Presented to the International Statistical Institute Satellite Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 15 April 2005.

Burnside, R.
Findings from a factorial experiment to measure the effect of an incentive (offer of url) on response rates and timing in an economic survey.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Cassidy, R.
Using composite estimation to measure the impact of introducing computer-assisted interviewing (CAI) to the Australian Labour Force Survey (LFS).
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Chen, L.
Hedonic Housing Price Index — An Australian Experience.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Chen, L., Romanis, P., and Palin, K.
Modelling Languages Other Than English Spoken in Australian Using Census Data.
Presented to the Australian Population Association Conference, Canberra, 15–17 September 2004.

Chipperfield, J.
Design and estimation for Split Questionnaire Surveys.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Ciurej, M., and Kumar, A.
Characteristics of mature age people not in the labour force.
Presented to the Australian Association of Gerontology Conference, Melbourne, 17–19 November 2004.

Ciurej, M., and Tanton, R.
An analysis of the regional distribution of disadvantage using 2001 SEIFA.
Presented to A Future that Works — economics, employment and the environment, Newcastle, 8–10 December 2004.

Conn, L.
Multilevel Analysis of Child Non-participation in Organised Sport.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Corr, P., and Howe, A.
Small area/domain population statistics: when demand challenges fundamental estimation assumptions.
Presented to the International Association for Official Statistics International Statistical Institute 2005 Satellite Meeting, Measuring Small and Indigenous Populations, Wellington, New Zealand, 14–15 March 2005.

Corr, P., and Kippen, R. (Australian National University)
The case for parity and birth order statistics.
Presented to the 12th Biennial Conference of the Australian Population Association, Canberra, 15–17 September 2004.

Davies, M.
Australia’s approach to approximating the market value of direct investment equity.
Presented electronically to the IMF/OECD Direct Investment Technical Expert Group, 11 January 2005.

Davies, M., and McKenzie, J.
The Nature of lease payments on gold loans.
Presented to the IMF/OECD Balance of Payments Technical Expert Group, Washington, D.C., 29 November–2 December 2004.

Davies, M., and McKenzie, J.
Using IFRS principles to identify direct investment relationships.
Presented to the OECD Workshop on International Investment Statistics, Paris, 12–13 October 2004.

Elazar, D.
Use of Small Area Estimates in the Provision of Disability Services in Australia.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Elazar, D., and Conn, L.
Small area estimation of disability in Australia.
Presented to the Australian Statistical Conference, Cairns, 11–16 July 2004

Gare, M.
Estimation for business collections by combining/supplementing sample survey data with administrative source data.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Farwell, K.
Significance Editing for a Variety of Survey Situations.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Frost, S.
Experimental price indexes for financial services.
Published in the Statistical Journal of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, volume 21, no. 2, 2004.

Guiver, T.
Making Quality Visible Using a Quality Infrastructure System.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Hakim, A.
Social marital status in Australia: evidence from 2001 Census.
Presented to the 12th Biennial Conference of the Australian Population Association, Canberra, 15–17 September 2004.

Hakim, A., Corr, P., and Farrow, J.
International migration: conceptual and measurement puzzles.
Presented to the 12th Biennial Conference of the Australian Population Association, Canberra, 15–17 September 2004.

Hall, J.
Measures of Australia’s Progress.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Hall, J.
Beyond GDP — Measures of Australia’s Progress.
Presented to A Future that Works — economics, employment and the environment, Newcastle, 8–10 December 2004.

Hall, J., Yenken, D., Carswell, C., and Jones, R.
Collaborating with Civil Society: Reflections from Australia.
Presented to the OECD World Indicators Forum, Palermo, Italy, 10–14 November 2004.

Hansen, N.
Empirical Studies of Imputation Methods for a Component Estimate.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Hawthorne, K.
Calculating Regional Estimates of Water Usage.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Hewett, K.
The practical application of methodological theory and principles (compliance and influence) to letters in the ABS.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Hoang, K.
Selecting auxiliary variables using forward selection for two-phase calibration estimation.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Horton, D.
Detecting changes in Seasonal Patterns in a timely fashion.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Howe, A.
Assessing the accuracy of Australia’s small area population estimates, 2001.
Presented to the 12th Biennial Conference of the Australian Population Association, Canberra, 15–17 September 2004.

Jain, S., Montgomery, M., and Agius, O.
Households, family and living arrangements of the population of Australia, 1986 to 2026.
Presented to the Australian Population Association Conference, Canberra, 15–17 September 2004.

Jain, S., and Shahidullah, M.
Indigenous mortality estimation: an application of Bhat’s recent reformulation of Brass Growth Balance Equation.
Presented to the Australian Population Association Conference, Canberra, 15–17 September 2004.

Martin, J.
Robust Taylor series variance estimator for proportions when using unsmoothed group jack knife estimates.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

McKenzie, C.
An Application of Variance Estimation for Measures of Change.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

McKeown, S.
Two-Phase Estimation for the Household Income and Expenditure Survey.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

McLaren, C.
Multivariate techniques to improve revisions of trend estimates.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Oakley, G.
Experiences and plans of the Australian Bureau of Statistics related to data and metadata exchange.
Presented to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Expert Group on Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange, Bratislava, Slovakia, 20–21 April 2005.

Posselt, H.
Measuring violence against women in Australia.
Presented to the United Nations Statistical Commission and Economic Commission for Europe, Conference of European Statisticians, Work Session on Gender Statistics, Geneva, 18–20 October 2004.

Rawnsley, T., Cole, J., and Dexter, S.
Unsentenced Prisoners in Australia.
Presented to the Australian Institute of Criminology Conference: Crime in Australia, Melbourne, 28–29 November 2004.

Schubert, P.
Statistical disclosure control of microdata files released via data laboratories.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Snowball, L.
Estimating number of Australian exporters.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Soriano, F.
Estimating incidence of Australian indirect taxes: an input-output approach.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Stuckey, A.
A General Approach to the Aggregation of Seasonally Adjusted Estimates by a Post-Adjustment Correction.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Sutcliffe, P.
A General Approach to Editing.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Talgaswatta, T.
Developing a Performance Measure for Venture Capital Sector in Australia.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Talbot, L., Wei, H., and Comisari, P.
Identifying and measuring the impacts of selected drivers of socioeconomic development.
Presented to the 55th International Statistical Institute Conference, Sydney, 6 March 2005.

Tam, S., and Kraayenbrink, R.
Online communication of statistics: back to basics.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Tam, S., Burnside, J., and Hamilton, A.
Metadata for dissemination: principles, strategies and experiences from the ABS.
Presented to the International Marketing and Output Data Conference, Oslo, 30 August–3 September 2004.

Tam, S., and Oakley, G.
Effective electronic data exchange and dissemination.
Presented to the International Marketing and Output Data Conference, Oslo, 30 August–3 September 2004.

Tanton, R.
Using Principal Components Analysis to calculate an index of relative disadvantage.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Tobin, M.
Incorporating Sampling Variability into Household Estimates and Household Benchmarks.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Trewin, D.
Why are statistics pre-eminent in the efficient operation of financial markets.
Presented to the 2004 International Statistical Institute Special Conference on ‘The Vital Role of Statistical Science in Assuring National Prosperity’, Daejon, Korea, 29–31 August 2004.

Trewin, D.
How to create a statistically literate society?
Presented to the Statistics Education Panel Session of the 2004 International Statistical Institute Special Conference on ‘The Vital Role of Statistical Science in Assuring National Prosperity’, Daejon, Korea, 29–31 August 2004.

Trewin, D.
Measurement of services: recent ABS experience.
Published in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Journal on Statistics, December 2004.

Trewin, D.
Measures of Australia’s Progress — A Case Study of a National Report Based on Key Economic, Social and Environment Indicators.
Presented to the OECD World Forum on Key Indicators, Italy, 10–14 November 2004.

Trewin, D.
Improving Statistical Literacy: The Respective Roles of Schools and the National Statistical Office.
Presented to the Twentieth Biennial Conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers, Sydney, 18 January 2005.

Trewin, D.
Truth, damned truth and statistics.
Presented the ‘Telstra Address’ at the National Press Club, Canberra, 9 March 2005.

Trewin, D.
The Role of the National Statistical Office in the broader national statistical system: some new opportunities and challenges.
Presented to the Forum for Asia/Pacific Statistics (APEX 1), Bangkok, 31 January–2 February 2005. Also presented to the 55th Session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Van Halderen, G., and Whitelaw, D.
Measures for real-time monitoring of response to business surveys.
Presented to the 2004 International Statistical Seminar on Non-sampling Errors in the Surveys and Censuses of Official Statistics, Seoul, Korea, 22 October 2004.

Vincent, S.
Application of Factor Analysis to the General Social Survey.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Von Sanden, N.
Optimally Interpenetrated Designs for the Estimation of Interviewer Effects.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Wallace, D.
The ABS data laboratory — access to and confidentiality of specialist ABS microdata.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Watmuff, R.
Winsorisation of Linearly Related Survey Data Items.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Webster, A., Rogers, A., and Black, D.
Surveying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: strategies and methodologies of the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Presented to the 21st International Symposium on Methodology, ‘ Innovative Methods for Surveying Difficult-to-reach Populations’, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, 3–5 November 2004.

Wei, H.
Constructing accumulation accounts for human capital.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Wei, H.
Measuring human capital formation for Australia: A lifetime labour income approach.
Presented to the Conference of Economists, Sydney, 27–29 September 2004.

Wei, H.
Measurement framework for human capital for Australia.
Presented to the Australian Labour Market Workshop, Perth, 6–7 December 2004.

Wensing, F.
Instrument assembly, documentation and release.
Presented to the 9th International Blaise Users Conference (IBUC 2004), Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, 22–24 September 2004.

Williams, P., and Tam, S.
Critical issues for the next Australian Census of Population and Housing.
Presented to the Expert Group Meeting on Population and Housing Censuses, Bangkok, 9–10 December 2004.

Woodberry, M., and Vella, N.
Factors affecting the propensity to be a victim of assault.
Presented to the Australian Institute of Criminology ‘Crime in Australia: International Connections’ Conference, Melbourne, 29–30 November 2004.

Woolford, K.
Treatment of owner-occupied housing in Australia: concepts and practices.
Presented to the OECD Consumer Price Index Seminar, ‘Inflation measures: too high — too low’, Paris, 21–22 June 2005.

Woolford, K.
The Boskin Report and price measurement in Australia.
Presented to the OECD Consumer Price Index Seminar, ‘Inflation measures: too high — too low’, Paris, 21–22 June 2005.

Wooton, J.
Use of Models in Survey Estimation when Samples are Supplemented with Administrative Source Data.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Zhang, M.
Trading Day Effect Estimation for Quarterly Time Series.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Zheng, S.
Estimating industry-level multifactor productivity for the market-sector industries in Australia: methods and experimental results.
Presented to the 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, 5–12 April 2005.

Zheng, S.
Estimating industry-level multifactor productivity for the market-sector industries in Australia.
Presented to the Asian Pacific Productivity Conference, Brisbane, 14–16 July 2004.


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