Beyond the sampling errors: the effects of centralized data
collection on total survey errors
| STATISTICA & APPLICAZIONI - 2019 - 2
The main objective of this article is to show that, based on empirical experience, the introduction of a Centralized Data Collection approach (CDC), such as the one introduced in the Italian Statistical Institute from the year 2016, has a positive effect on the Total Survey Error (TSE) of current surveys. This will present the features of the new CDC approach and the innovations introduced in terms of generalized tools, services and procedural solutions applied...