U.S. Department of Commerce
Economics and Statistics Administration
BUREAU OF THE CENSUS
CURRENT BUSINESS REPORTS
Service Sector Statistics Division prepared this report under the general direction of
Thomas E. Zabelsky, Assistant Division Chief for Current Service and Transportation
Programs. Ruth A. Bramblett, Chief Current Services Branch, supervised the planning,
implementation, and compiling of this report with assistance from Christine Walker,
Jeffrey Barnett, Stacy Furukawa, Theresa Graves, and David Lassman.
Sarah W. Baumgardner, Assistant Division Chief for Economic Surveys in the
Economic Statistical Methods and Programming Division (ESMPD), supervised the
development of the processing system and computer programs. Barry F. Sessamen,
Chief, Annual Services Branch, directed the development of the processing system and
computer programs with assistance from Jeffery Burton, Tatiana Gallagher, Kimberly
Bankard, Harold Bobbitt, Neil Gray, Matthew Grinberg, and Gary Schlegelmilch.
Howard R. Hogan, Assistant Division Chief, Research and Methodology, supervised
the development of the sample design and statistical methodology. Patrick J. Cantwell,
Chief, Program Research and Development Branch, directed the implementation of the
sample design, including estimation and variance estimation methodology, with assis-
tance from William C. Davie Jr., M. Christina Cruz, and Julia Bienias. Carl A.
Konschnik, Chief, Statistical Methods Branch, supervised the development of sample
control, imputation, quality control procedures, and benchmarking with assistance from
Linda Moore, James Burton, Carol King, and Michael Shimberg.
Judith Petty, Chief, Data Preparation Division, coordinated the data collection efforts
with assistance from Matthew P. Aulbach, Chief, Census and Economic Projects
Branch, Grant Goodwin, Vicki Miles, Brenda Goodale, and Services Division’s onsite
analysts, Carlene Bottorff and Michael Lutz.
The staff of the Administrative and Custom