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Discussion of "Statistical Disclosure Limitation: Releasing Useful Data for Statistical Analysis"

Discussion of "Statistical Disclosure Limitation: Releasing Useful Data for Statistical Analysis"

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A Subtle Difference

  • Steve says Statistical disclosure limitation needs to assess tradeoff between preserving confidentiality and usefulness of released data.
  • I would phrase it differently. Statistical agencies are required to preserve confidentiality, and within that constraint must make released data as useful as possible.