Definition: Standard economic processing system

UN - Data editing terminology

Processing system developed by the U.S. Census Bureau to provide integrated tools for the processing of survey steps. In addition to its editing and imputation functions, it includes a module to control the collection of information, a data review and on-line correction module, an estimation and variance calculation module, and a tabulation and disclosure module. A more complete description of its editing and imputation functionality is available in the StEPS evaluation page, on this site.
Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UNECE), The Knowledge Base on Statistical Data Editing, Online glossary developed by the UNECE Data Editing Group, 2000

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