Inconsistencies in reported employment characteristics among employed stayers

BASSI, FRANCESCA; Department Of Statistics - University Of Padova, ALESSANDRA PADOAN & TRIVELLATO, UGO; Department Of Statistics - University Of Padova
The paper deals with measurement error, and its potentially distorting role, in information on industry and professional status collected by labour force surveys. The focus of our analyses is on inconsistent information on these employment characteristics resulting from yearly transition matrices for workers who were continuously employed over the year and who did not change job. As a case-study we use yearly panel data for the period from April 1993 to April 2003 collected by...