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Sampling And The 2000 Census

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Sampling And The 2000 Census

Sampling And The 2000 Census

Sampling And The 2000 Census

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Guests: Harvey Choldin Author, Looking for the Last Percent: The Controversy Over Census Undercounts (Rutgers University Press) Professor Emeritus, Sociology University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, Illinois Stephen Fienberg Maurice Falk University Professor of Statistics and Social Science Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Steven Holmes Correspondent New York Times Washington, DC This week, a Federal court ruled that the Census Bureau can not use statistical sampling techniques to supplement the 2000 census, and that it must stick to the traditional count. Those in favor of sampling say the results will be more accurate, and those opposed say it violates the Constitution. In this hour, we'll take a look at the debate.