Paper reviewed: Knottnerus , P. and C. v an Duin (2006), Variances in Repeated Weighting with an Application to the Dutch Labour Force Survey. Journal of Official Statistics 22 , pp. 565 – 584.
Statistics Netherlands has implemented the so-called repeated weighting (RW) estimator in its regular estimation process. This estimator ensures numerical consistency among tables estimated from different surveys. Especially when the tables have some variables in common, this approach appears to be very useful.