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Funds Needed To Develop CPI Quality Control System
GGD-83-32: Published: Apr 1, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1983.
GAO reviewed the manner by which the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) collects and processes data for the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and pointed out the need for better controls over the quality of that data.GAO found no evidence that the reliability of the national CPI has been compromised by bad data, although it did identify shortcomings in the BLS control mechanism that could permit quality pr...
Improvements Still Needed in Federal Energy Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting
OSP-76-21: Published: Jun 15, 1976. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1976.
A review was conducted of actions affecting Federal energy data collection, analysis, and reporting, as well as an identification and discussion of current major energy data problems. GAO had previously reported on the need to improve Federal efforts in these areas. The adequacy of Federal energy data continues to be a controversial subject.Many basic problems continue to persist. New energy data...