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'Business Structure Database: The Inter-Departmental Business Register (IDBR) for Research'

Evans, Peter and Welpton, Richard (2009) ''Business Structure Database: The Inter-Departmental Business Register (IDBR) for Research'.' Economic & Labour Market Review, 3 (6). pp. 71-75. ISSN 1751-8326

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Abstract

The Interdepartmental Business Register (IDBR) is a comprehensive database of UK businesses, drawn from administative data sources. This article intially provides a short explanation of the IDBR. The focus of the article is then directed to the development of the IDBR as a research tool by staff at the Virtual Microdata Laboratory (VML). The resulting Business Structure Database (BSD) is now routinely used for academic and government studies.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > UK Data Archive
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2012 11:27
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2014 11:20
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/2161

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