27th SCORUS Conference “Creating a Knowledge Base for Successful Cities and Regions, along the Statistical Value Chain” (11-13 August, 2010 in Jurmala, Latvia)

Conference website http://scorus.csb.gov.lv/

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1 Spatial statistics for cities: more than just statistics about cities – the methodological point of view/ Jean Luc Lipatz

Session 1 “Statistical Design”

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1 Defining and measuring metropolitan regions for international comparison/ Mario Piacentini
2 Theory and practice on the use of Citizen Confidence Indicators in Shenyang of China/ Kelin Wang, Yixin Huang and Xiaolong Chen
3 The role of surveys in promoting successful development of a city: the Case of Shenzhen/ Ailing Kong, Jianming Wu and Jihu Wang
4 Compiling planning data for a dynamic city: the case of Hong Kong/ Winnie B.Y. Lau, Freda S.W. Tung

Session 2 “Data Collection for Creating Knowledge Base”

 

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1 The making of a regional knowledge base of tendency and quantitative variables on businesses/ Wilco de Jong, Luuk Schreven and Martje Roessingh
2 The Regional Data Bank of Central Statistical Office in Poland as a complex source of knowledge about regions/ Dominika Rogalinska, AlinaBienkowska
3 Managing the knowledge base – the DUVA system, from data entry to output tools/ Ralf Then

Session 3 “Compilation, Estimation and Documentation”

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1 Urban statistical indicators in China and their applications/ Jianwei Liu, Xiaolong Chen, Stephen K.C. Leung
2 Local area unemployment statistics in the United States: addressing economic and policy needs/ Sharon P. Brown
3 Small area income and poverty estimates program/ Donald M. Luery
4 Statistics for cities in France: between zones and grids/ Jean Luc Lipatz

Session 4 “Analysis and Research”

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1 The challenges and opportunities for analysis of urban and regional data: an introduction/ Derek Bond
2 Local dimensions of global change – an analysis based on regional, city and sub-city statistics from Germany/ Uwe Neumann
3 The further perspectives of the city research and analyzing of statistical data. The development program for statistics and research in the city of Helsinki for years 2011 – 2015/ Leila Lankinen
4 Labour mobility and development dynamics in OECD regions/ Monica Brezzi and Mario Piacentini
5 Statistical grids as tool for small area analyses/ Ingrid Kaminger
6 Segregation in cities according to household size/ Theis Theisen

Session 5 “Dissemination”

 

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1 Visualisation of regional and city data for better understanding/ Teodora Brandmuller
2 Disseminating statistical information in Slovakia/ Gabriela Haasová and Mária Šustáková
3 Helsinki Region Infoshare – open access to statistics/ Asta Manninen and Leila Lankinen
4 Dissemination of results from 2010/2011 censuses/ Vilni Verner Holst Bloch
5 New web content management system for the production of regional and urban statistical atlases/ Thomas Schulz

Session 6 “Evaluation (Quality and User Satisfaction)”

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1 User satisfaction surveys in the Czech Statistical Office/ Petra Kuncová
2 Data quality evaluation system for assessment of urban household survey data/ Liu Qiyi and He Kaigui
3 Statistical process assessment – the case of the Urban Audit/ Berthold Feldmann

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