F3. Evaluation Study of Intentional Fraud.

Contractor-provided returns are used to determine if the plan for multiple-response resolution is successful in identifying and eliminating invalid returns.

G. Nonresponse Follow-up and Field Infrastructure Evaluations [Evaluations G1–G10].

Group G evaluations provide information about the implementation of the field operations and various aspects of the field infrastructure. They are designed to answer a wide range of questions.

G1. Ability to Fully Staff Each Operation.

Was the Census Bureau able to hire, train, and maintain staff to execute nonresponse follow-up, integrated coverage measurement, and the post-enumeration survey? This evaluation is closely tied to G4 (pay rates) and G8 (recruiting activities).

G2. Field Infrastructure: Job Requirements.

What are the essential job functions and physical demands for local census office positions? This identification will be necessary in designing accommodations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Americans with Disabilities Act. This evaluation will also help document the appropriateness of selection factors used in hiring, such as access to a car.

G3. Field Infrastructure: Criterion Validation.

Are there significant correlations between applicants' selection-aid test scores and measures of their job performance in terms of enumerator production rates, attendance, and length of stay?

G4. Field Infrastructure: Pay Rates.

Were staff members able to be hired and maintained to execute the nonresponse follow-up using the pay rates from an economic model developed by Westat, Inc. (a contractor for the census), and the Census Bureau?

G5. Field Infrastructure: Preappointment Management System/Automated Decennial Administrative Management System.

Do these systems work? An enterprise-wide integrated system will perform applicant processing and selection, personnel action processing, payroll processing, and history and reporting: How will it interface with other census systems?

G6. Field Infrastructure: Supply Ordering Process.

Was the Census Bureau able to provide enough supplies for all aspects of the dress rehearsal?



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