untary compliance, if agencies want to establish new efforts to use taxpayer information, executive branch policy calls for a business case to support sharing tax data.

The papers by Nick Greenia and Mark Mazur and by Robert Parker in this volume provide further details of statistical agency access to IRS data. The full text of the CIPSEA legislation can be found at <http://www.eia.doe.gov/oss/CIPSEA.pdf>.


National Research Council 2005 Principles and Practices for a Federal Statistical Agency, Third Edition. Committee on National Statistics, M.E. Martin, M.L. Straf, and C.F. Citro, eds. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

U.S. Congress 2002 Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002. (HR4528). Available: http://www.eia.doe.gov/oss/CIPSEA.pdf [accessed May 2006].

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