ESCoE Event: Imputation of data into household surveys

Monday 2 October 2017 – 11.00-16.00

This workshop is on the imputation of data into household surveys.  The topics will cover the means of dealing with the discrepancies between the national accounts and the totals found in survey data, and a different aspect of imputation from reconciling the surveys and national accounts.

It will be hosted by the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE).  This event will take place at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), 2 Dean Trench Street, Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HE.

The proceedings will be as follows:

10:30 Registration

11:00 Welcome and introductions by Rebecca Riley, (Director, ESCoE)

11:15 Presentations

(Chair: Martin Weale)

Examining the Distribution of Household Income, Consumption & Savings in a National Accounts Framework  by Richard Tonkin, (ONS)
(slides here)

The impact of imputations in the compilation of household distributional results by Jorrit Zwijnenburg, (OECD)
(slides here)

12:45 Lunch

13:30 Presentations

(Chair: Rebecca Riley)

Stochastic imputation of pension accruals and investment income, by Andrew Aitken (ESCoE) and Martin Weale (ESCoE, King’s College, London)
(slides here)

Using survey data to impute sustainability of cohort consumption plans: Generational Wealth accounts by James Sefton, (Imperial College, London)
(slides here)

Understanding the link between micro and macro consumption data  by Tom Crossley, (University of Essex)
(slides here)

15:30 Discussion

16:00 Refreshments

The event is free but registration is required. To ensure attendance please RSVP to:

Monday, October 02, 2017