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Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI)

International Total Survey Error Workshop 2020

14-16 September 2020

Total Error in Official Statistics: Current Practices and New Methods

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Hosted by The Cathie Marsh Institute and The Social Statistics Department University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

In addition to traditional TSE topics, we are encouraging contributions on:

  • Total error frameworks for Big Data, integrated data sets and products
  • “Total statistical uncertainty” frameworks for estimates derived from nonprobability samples
  • Statistical disclosure limitation error
  • Uses of administrative data to reduce TSE
  • Methods for addressing specification errors in integrated data sets
  • Minimizing TSE by adaptive design and data collection strategies


A tour of Manchester and wine reception and conference dinner

Key dates

  • Abstract Submission: June 15 2020
  • Student  grant submission: June 25 2020
  • Author’s notification: July 1 2020
  • Paper Submission: August 31 2020
  • Registration: August 31 2020