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Vacancy for Phd student

Are you interested in surveys, official statistics, apps, and sensors and do you have the ambition to contribute to scientific progress …

Push-to-web and the role of incentives

With Vera Toepoel , and people at NIDI and the German Institiute for Demographic Research we have in 2018 conducted a large experiment …

new website

Dear all, Nine years ago I started blogging. I have been quiet the last few years when it comes to blogging. Perhaps I will pick this …

Which survey error source is larger: measurement or nonresponse?

As a survey methodologist I get paid to develop survey methods that generaly minimize survey errors, and advise people on how to field …

Mobile-only web survey respondents

My breaks between posts are getting longer and longer. Sorry my dear readers. Today, I am writing about research done over a year ago …

The traditional web survey is dead

Why we should throw out most of what we know on how to visually design web surveys In 2000, web surveys looked like postal surveys …

Retrospective reporting

Back after a long pause. Panel surveys traditionally interview respondents at regular intervals, for example monthly or yearly. This …

Adaptive designs: 4 ways to improve panel surveys

This is a follow-up on why I think panel surveys need to adapt their data collection strategies to target individual respondents . Let …

why panel surveys need to go 'adaptive'

Last week, I gave a talk at Statistics Netherlands (slides here ) about panel attrition. Initial and nonresponse and dropout from panel …

Satisficing in mobile web surveys. Device-effect or selection effect?

Last week, I wrote about the fact that respondents in panel surveys are now using tablets and smartphones to complete web surveys . We …