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Organizing to Count

Change in the Federal Statistical System

Document date: May 01, 1995
Released online: May 01, 1995
Because of public and governmental inattention to the federal statistical system, the United States has lost its position as the world statistical leader and is no longer competitive with many other industrialized nations. Increasing decentralization, lack of coordination, and poor quality of data are some of the reasons. This volume presents recommendations that would make the U.S. statistical system competitive once again and ensure that the government and public alike have access to the data necessary to make wise policy choices.

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