Recommendations for eliminating selection bias in household surveys during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

In the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is preparing a series of short publications with relevant policy recommendations. A number of recommendations are made in this note to address bias problems that may arise in household surveys carried out during this exceptional period, as a complement to the suggestions made in a previous note on the sample designs for this type of survey.

This document presents a simulation approach that can be applied by NSOs to correct possible selection biases in household surveys carried out remotely, amid the movement restrictions that prevail in the countries of the region.

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Methodology of data collection, processing, dissemination and analysis