The aim of this Eurostat Vision Implementation Project (VIP) is to rationalise the current system of stand-alone social surveys by assessing scenarios for an integrated approach to household/individual micro-data collection. The project is run in a collaboration between Eurostat's units F1 (Social statistics - modernisation and coordination) and B1 (Methodology and Corporate Architecture).
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.
This report describes estimation methods, which may be applied in the context of the "Integration of European Social Surveys" project. These are the most suitable methods for the envisaged survey organisation, identified after extensive literature review and consultation of experts in this field.