Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 9: Results from Methodological Experiments

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Title: Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 9: Results from Methodological Experiments
Authors: Benzeval, Michaela
Bianchi, Annamaria
Brewer, Mike
Creighton, Mathew
et al.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10235
Date: Jul-2017
Online since: 2019-05-01T09:00:57Z
Abstract: This paper presents some preliminary findings from Wave 9 of the Innovation Panel (IP9) of Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study. Understanding Society is a major panel survey in the UK. IP9 included experiments on the use mixed mode data collection, the value of respondent incentives, targeted timing of email invitations, measurement of household finances, subjective expectations about returns to schooling, people’s assessment of what constitutes “successful ageing”, format of response options, use of multiple measurements to improve measurement of attitudes, and measurement of sensitive topics. This paper describes the design of IP9, the experiments carried and the preliminary findings from early analysis of the data.
Type of material: Working Paper
Publisher: Institute for Social and Economic Research
Series/Report no.: Understanding Society Working Paper Series 2017-07
Keywords: Understanding Society surveyLongitudinal surveyExperimental designRespondent incentivesQuestionnaire designSurvey methodologyMixed-mode design
Other versions: https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/research/publications/524448
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Sociology Research Collection

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