Publication Date: October 2008
Publisher: Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Author(s): Sidney Goldstein; Monroe G. Sirken
Research Area: Population and demographics
Keywords: Academic research; Demography; American Jews
Coverage: United States
In Jewish Population Studies (Papers in Jewish Demography, 1973), 47-57. In this paper, the authors discuss a methodological innovation that was introduced into the National Jewish Population Survey in order to improve the reliability of the vital statistics that will be derived from the survey. The innovation represents the first application of a multiplicity design to a national household survey of population change.