multiple modes of response, Spanish-language area targeting, targeted promotional campaigns, and new approaches to enumerating people with no usual residence. These topics were discussed in detail in previous panel reports (Steffey and Bradburn, 1994; Edmonston and Schultze, 1995); the emphasis here is on information and insight gained from the 1995 census test.
Chapter 5 considers sampling for nonresponse follow-up in some detail. The panel discusses the major design decisions and alternative implementation plans. Although sampling for nonresponse follow-up will improve efficiency and yield some improvements in quality, it is the integrated coverage measurement component of the 2000 census that will address long-standing issues of undercoverage and accuracy.
Chapter 6 reviews the history of under coverage and coverage measurement and it looks at experimental results for two methods proposed for integrated coverage measurement.
Finally, in Chapter 7, the panel reviews the Census Bureau's progress in research on the use of administrative records in the 2000 census. The Census Bureau has investigated a variety of uses for administrative data, and the panel considers the implications of the research to date for each use. Specific recommendations are made throughout the report.