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Problems and Options in Estimating the Size of the Illegal Alien Population
IPE-82-9: Published: Sep 24, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed methodologies used in measuring hidden populations for their potential in improving estimates of illegal aliens, described the problems attending the use of alternative estimation methods, and presented options for acquiring improved policymaking information in the illegal alien area.Acquiring population statistics on illegal aliens is important...
Achieving Representation of Minorities and Women in the Federal Work Force
FPCD-81-5: Published: Dec 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1980.
The Civil Service Reform Act made federal agencies responsible for establishing recruiting programs to eliminate underrepresentation of minorities and women in the federal work force. The act required the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to establish guidelines for agencies to use in carrying out the program and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to issue regulations implementi...
Unreliability of the American Health Planning Association's Savings Estimate for the Health Planning Program
HRD-80-49: Published: Mar 13, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1980.
In early 1979, the American Health Planning Association, a national organization representing areawide and State health planning agencies established under the 1974 National Health Planning and Resources Development Act, completed a survey of the impact of the health planning program. The Association reported that planning agencies had disapproved or discouraged proposed capital investment project...