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Can technology make the census more accurate?

Oct 31, 2017
The census influences how hundreds of billions of dollars are spent. Will reaching out online improve the response rate?
Forms for Census 2010 are displayed during an event April 1, 2010 in Washington, DC.
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What happens when the economic census is late

All of the policy and business decisions that use that census data — and there are a lot — will get pushed back, too.