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The household in surveys: a focus on fuzziness

By Ernestina Coast


‘Household’ is a word that is simultaneously part of common language yet is also a technical term used in surveys. Household surveys are the mainstay of microlevel data for developing countries, providing data for more than half of the Millennium Development Goal indicators. In high income countries, in addition to census and routine statistics, micro-level data collection includes increasingly complex longitudinal household surveys

Topics: H Social Sciences (General)
Publisher: Economic and Social Research Council
Year: 2010
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Provided by: LSE Research Online

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