Professional Papers by ABS Officers
Officers of the ABS prepared the following professional papers which were presented or published between 1 July 2005 and 30 June 2006.
Alex Arentz. Positive event scale. Published in Social Indicators Research, Vol 75, Issue 4, March 2006.
Joanne Baker, Terry Rawnsley and Linda Fardell. Population ageing, employment and work hours: past, present and future. Presented to the Australian Labour Market Research Workshop, Canberra, 5-6 December 2005.
Vasantha Banagala. Analysis of transaction problems using the Problem Frames Approach. Presented to the 2nd International Conference on Software Engineering 2006, Workshop on Advances and Applications of Problem Frames, Shanghai, 20-28 May 2006.
Patrick Corr, Abdul Hakim and Justin Farrow. Measuring international migration with traveller-completed passenger cards: the conceptual, administrative and statistical challenges experienced by Australia. Presented to the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) XXV International Population Conference, Tours, France, 18-23 July 2005.
Patrick Corr and Rebecca Kippen. The case for parity and birth-order statistics. Published in Australian & New Zealand Journal of Statistics, vol. 48, no. 2, June 2006.
Elisabeth Davis. A national approach to measuring social capital. Presented to the International Conference on Engaging Communities (sponsored by the United Nations and the Queensland Government), Brisbane, 14-17 August 2005.
Bruce Fraser and Janice Wooton. A proposed method for confidentialising tabular output to protect against differencing. Presented to the joint UNECE/Eurostat Work Session on Statistical Data Confidentiality, Geneva, 9-11 November 2005.
Tony Johnson. The reinvested earnings approach to payments between general government and public corporations. Paper submitted to the Advisory Expert Group (on the revision of the System of National Accounts), June 2006.
Tony Johnson and Tulsi Ram. Defined benefit pension schemes in the SNA : Australian View. Presented to the meeting of the IMF Task Force on Employers' Retirement Schemes, 21-23 September 2005.
Tucker McElroy and Andrew Sutcliffe. An iterated parametric approach to nonstationary signal extraction. Published in Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, vol. 50, 2006.
Mike Stratton, Lewis Conn and Tammie Smallacombe. The young and the restful revisited - the effects of recreational choices and demographic factors on children's participation in sport. Presented by Mike Stratton at the National Physical Activity Conference, Melbourne, 13-15 October 2005.
Mike Stratton, Lewis Conn and Tammie Smallacombe. The young and the restful - the effects of recreational choices and demographic factors on children's participation in sport. Presented by Mike Stratton at the Australian Social Policy Conference, University of NSW, Sydney, 20-22 July 2005.
Mike Stratton, Lewis Conn, Charity Liaw and Lisa Conolly. Sport and related recreational physical activity - the social correlates of participation and non-participation by adults. Presented by Lisa Conolly at the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Canberra, 25-26 November 2005.
Siu-Ming Tam. Data communication - emerging international trends and practices of the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Presented to the Working Session on Emerging Trends and Best Practices in Data Dissemination, Conference Room E, UNHQ, New York, 3 March 2006.
Siu-Ming Tam. On-line communication of statistics - back to basics. Presented to an International Marketing and Output Database Conference (IMODBC), the Hague, 5-9 September 2005.
Siu-Ming Tam. 2006 Census of Population and Housing - output strategy. Presented to an International Marketing and Output Database Conference (IMODBC), the Hague, 5-9 September 2005.
Dennis Trewin. Recent advances in the use and management of technology at the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Presented at the Conference of Commonwealth Statisticians, Cape Town, South Africa, 5-9 September 2006.
Dennis Trewin and Fred Vogel (World Bank). The legacies of the 2005 International Comparison Program. Presented at the Conference of Commonwealth Statisticians, Cape Town, South Africa, 5-9 September 2006.
Dennis Trewin. A project management framework that has worked for the ABS. Presentation to Conference on Project Management and Organisational Change, Canberra, 22 February 2006.
Fred Wensing. Using Blaise to apply edits to data held in an Input Data Warehouse. Presented to the 10th International Blaise Users Conference (IBUC 2006), Arnhem, The Netherlands, 9-12 May 2006.
Keith Woolford. An exploration of alternative treatments of owner-occupied housing in a CPI. Presented at the 9th meeting of the Ottawa Group, London, 12-16 May 2006.
Keith Woolford, Rob Aitken, Jasmine Cadd, Tanja Naeher and Melinda Small. Measuring differences in prices across Australian capital cities. Presented to the Economic Measurement Group Workshop at the Centre for Applied Economic Research, Sydney, 12-13 December 2005.