“OnTheMap” The Census Bureau’s New Tool for Residence-Workplace Analysis. Fredrik Andersson and Jeremy Wu May 7, 2007 Daytona Beach, FL. Overview of Presentation. Live demo of O nTheMap (Jeremy) The Disclosure Avoidance Protocol for OnTheMap (Fredrik)
Fredrik Andersson and Jeremy Wu
May 7, 2007
Daytona Beach, FL
www.census.gov (Local Employment Dynamics)http://lehd.did.census.gov
On The Map v.1LEHD’s online dynamic mapping tool
Analytical Validity of Data
Degree of confidentiality protection
So, what does this really mean???
Fictional example: Distribution of place of residence for workers in a specific block, industry, earnings category, age category, ownership sector
Q: Why not sample directly from the likelihood/What’s the role of a prior?
Q: How are the priors constructed?
Q: How much weight is given to the prior?
Important to keep in mind when making inferences using OnTheMap
How “noisy” an estimate is can be assessed by taking advantage of all 10 implicates of the synthetic data available on the virtual RDC