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Review of government statistical services

Rayner, Derek Sir.

Review of government statistical services

report to the Prime Minister

by Rayner, Derek Sir.

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Published by H.M.S.O.?) in (London? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Statistical services.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Sir Derek Rayner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p. ;
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19521407M

    The fourth edition, in light of some threats to independence, elevated statistical agency independence from a practice to a fourth principle. Especially pernicious are those inaccuracies intended to serve some political purpose. Statistics of imports depend on valuations made for customs purposes; comparing the exports of newsprint or metals from Canada to the United States, for instance, with the imports of nominally the same commodities into the United States from Canada will show how substantial is the effect of varying definitions of commodities as well as of sources and destinations. Attempts to transfer categories of statistical compilation from a country in which money economy dominates to one in which households produce for their own use rather than for exchange may not be satisfactory. However, entry to, and progression through, the statistical profession is through assessment of both technical and general skills.

    The confrontation of calculations of a total derived from more or less independent statistical Review of government statistical services book has been an incentive to improve the accuracy of all components. One may mention the methods of calculating life tables; the deseasonalization of economic time series; the theory and practice of index-number calculation, as it has been developed in the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics and in the Dominion Bureau of Statistics in Canada; the classification of occupations, industries, and commodities Coats Florence Nightingale had much effect on the British War Office through her statistics showing deaths from battle and from disease separately. Capitol Historical Society, The publications of international bodies have not only been directly useful to scholars and others but also have been an incentive to members to secure data. The mercantilist writers of the epoch of the absolute monarchs were concerned with the power of the state in peace and war; the monarch and his advisers had to have measures of the stock of men and other resources [see Economic thoughtarticle on mercantilist thought ].

    The Treasury approves the expenditures of statistical departments, and on new expenditures they are advised by the Central Statistical Office. When it became clear not only that the document served a useful purpose for the federal statistical community, but also that it needed to Page x Share Cite Suggested Citation:"Front Matter. The transcript could be from the published hearing or from one of the transcription services. An increase in the values of homes that better off people owned caused a large part of the wealth gap and this increase in property values prevented less well off people starting to own their own homes. About the middle of the 19th century the Netherlands took important steps in this direction; in a statistical bureau was established in the Department of Home Affairs whose responsibilities were far wider than the tabulation of data generated in the department.


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