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The Journal of Official Statistics (JOS) is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Statistics Sweden. JOS publishes research articles on survey methodology and other aspects of production of official statistics. The intended readers are researchers and practitioners in academia, government, business or research organisations with an interest in survey methodology and production of official statistics.
Articles on the following topics are included: methodologies and policies for the collection, processing, and analysis of data and the presentation and dissemination of statistics, based on traditional surveys, censuses, registers, or new and emerging types of data sources. Articles may present theoretical and methodological contributions, relevant applications of existing methods, comparisons of different methods, or authoritative reviews.
Such topics include:
questionnaire design and evaluation;
estimation and inference;
analytical uses of data;
computer intensive methods;
time series analysis;
quality aspects of official statistics production;
total survey error;
systems and architectures for statistics production;
the role of statistics in today's society;
the relations between producers, users, and respondents; and
evaluation and identification of statistical needs.
Apart from research articles, the journal also considers research notes, comments on recent articles, and other communications in a shorter format for publication.
Research notes report interesting findings ready for publication. They should be shorter than regular articles. The requirements for completeness and detail in the analysis and presentation are less strict, but are subject to the same high standards as for other articles and the same review process applies.
Letters to the editor provides a forum for airing opinions on issues pertinent to the statistical community or commentaries on articles that have appeared in the journal.
JOS has a book review section and an index that appears at the end of every volume.
The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.
Publisher Joakim Stymne, Statistics Sweden, Sweden
Editors-in-Chief Ingegerd Jansson, Statistics Sweden, Sweden Karin Kraft, Statistics Sweden, Sweden Suad Elezović, Statistics Sweden, Sweden
Production Manager Bengt Kopp, Statistics Sweden, Sweden
Associate Editors Andridge, Rebecca. The Ohio State University, USA Baffour, Bernard, Australian National University Bakker, Bart, F.M. VU University Amsterdam and Statistics Netherlands, The Netherlands Bates, Nancy, A. U.S. Census Bureau, USA Beatty, Paul C., U.S. Census Bureau, USA Berzofsky, Marcus, RTI International Bijak, Jakub, University of Southampton, UK Cantwell, Patrick J., U.S. Census Bureau, USA Chauvet, Guillaume, ENSAI Chipperfield, James ABS Chipperfield, James, ABS Chun, Asaph Young, U.S. Census Bureau, USA Cohen, Michael P., Consultant, USA Dagum, Estela B., Consultant, USA Dalén, Jörgen, firstname.lastname@example.org, Sweden Dalla Valle, Luciana, University of Plymouth, UK De Leeuw, Edith D, Utrecht University Dever, Jill, A., RTI International, USA Domingo-Ferrer, Josep, Rovira i Virgili University, Spain Eckman, Stephanie, Institute for Employment Research, Germany Edwards, Teresa P., University of North Carolina, USA Eltinge, John L., U.S Census Bureau, USA Elvers, Eva, Statistics Sweden; Sweden Holmberg, Anders, ABS, Norway Karlberg, Martin, Eurostat Karlsson, Sune, Örebro University, Sweden Kott, Phillip S., RTI International, USA Krsinich, Frances, Ministry of Business, New Zealand Liang, Yuli, Örebro University Marker, David A., Westat, Inc., USA Matei, Alina, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland Meinfelder, Florian, Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg Mulry, Mary, H. U.S. Census Bureau, USA Nyquist, Hans, Stockholm University, Sweden Ranalli, Maria, University of Perugia, Italy Ribe, Martin, Statistics Sweden, Sweden Sakshaug, Joe, IAB Salgado, David, Complutense University of Madrid Schierholz, Malte IAB Schouten, Barry, Statistics Netherlands, The Netherlands Si, Yajuan, University of Michigan Smith, Paul, University of Southampton, UK Ståhl, Olivia, Statistics Sweden Thompson, Jenny, U.S. Census Bureau, USA Tzavidis, Nikos, University of Southampton, UK Wagner, James, University of Michigan, USA Xie, Yingfu, Statistics Sweden Zanutto, Elaine L., National Analysts Worldwide, USA Zhang, Li-Chun, University of Southampton, UK and Statistics Norway, Norway
Book Review Editors Ann-Marie Flygare, Sweden Jaki S., McCarthy, USDA/NASS, USA