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An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

Ray Chambers and Robert Clark

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780198566625
eISBN:
9780191738449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book is an introduction to the model-based approach to survey sampling. It consists of three parts, with Part I focusing on estimation of population totals. Chapters 1 and 2 introduce survey ... More


The American National Election Studies and the Importance of New Ideas

Jon A. Krosnick and Arthur Lupia

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explains the introduction of certain changes to the ANES, in response to the National Science Foundation's 2004 challenge to the scholarly community to update the ANES in ways that would ... More


Alternatives to the Neo‐Classical Theory of Choice

Robert Sugden

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The concepts of accuracy and bias in surveys, like that of elicitation of preferences, presuppose that there are true answers to the questions that contingent valuation (CV) studies address. This ... More


Stated‐Preference Methods for Valuing Environmental Amenities

Wiktor L. Adamowicz, Peter C. Boxall, Jordan J. Louviere, Joffre Swait, and Michael Williams

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The stated preference (SP) approach allows the individual features or attributes that make up a good to be valued. Experimental design to array attributes and attribute levels into choice sets is ... More


Concluding Thoughts

John H. Aldrich and Kathleen M. McGraw

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reflects on the strengths and weaknesses of the content of the 2006 ANES Pilot Study as it played out in practice as perhaps the primary platform for the study of public opinion and ... More


Designing carnivore surveys

Luigi Boitani, Paolo Ciucci, and Alessio Mortelliti

in Carnivore Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199558520
eISBN:
9780191774546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558520.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the challenges associated with planning and implementing a field survey on carnivores. Following the definition of the term ‘survey’, the main issues associated with the several ... More


Multi‐Level Modelling and Contingent Valuation

Ian H. Langford and Ian J. Bateman

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores, in an introductory manner, the potential advantages of using multi‐level modelling in a range of contingent valuation (CV) survey designs. Section 12.2 briefly reviews the ... More


Introduction to Measurement and Design in Web Surveys

Roger Tourangeau, Frederick G. Conrad, and Mick P. Couper

in The Science of Web Surveys

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199747047
eISBN:
9780199345069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747047.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 4 focuses on the design options available to the Web survey designer. One such option is paging (presenting one or a few questions per page) versus scrolling (presenting the entire survey as ... More


The British Household Panel Survey and its Income Data

Stephen P. Jenkins

in Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter introduces the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS), the data source underpinning the book's empirical analysis. The BHPS is described in detail — the design, sample size and response ... More


Developing a Foundation for the Study

Llewellyn J. Cornelius and Donna Harrington

in A Social Justice Approach to Survey Design and Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199739301
eISBN:
9780190222499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739301.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides an overview of the key principles relating to the development of survey questions, formatting surveys, and validating survey questions. These principles include: the need to ... More


Developing Reliable Measures: An Approach to Evaluating the Quality of Survey Measurement Using Longitudinal Designs

Duane F. Alwin

in Measurement Error in Longitudinal Data

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198859987
eISBN:
9780191892448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859987.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis, Applied Mathematics

This chapter presents a general approach to assessing the reliability of measurement of survey questions—those in common use in many surveys. The approach, which relies on a robust set of ... More


Surveys

Aaron Williamon, Jane Ginsborg, Rosie Perkins, and George Waddell

in Performing Music Research: Methods in Music Education, Psychology, and Performance Science

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198714545
eISBN:
9780191883071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714545.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Music Psychology

Chapter 7 of Performing Music Research describes the main features of surveys and discusses when it is appropriate to use them. It considers the key decisions that must be taken when designing a ... More


Evidence: From Surveys

Jacqueline M. Dewar

in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Mathematicians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198821212
eISBN:
9780191860751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821212.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

Chapter 5 describes the use of surveys in scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) studies. Topics include how to design a survey, the reliability and validity of surveys, and response rates and ... More


Large-Scale Survey Design in Deaf Education Research

Stephanie W. Cawthon

in Research in Deaf Education: Contexts, Challenges, and Considerations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190455651
eISBN:
9780190686178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455651.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Large-scale surveys are an appealing research design option for those wishing to collect data from many participants dispersed across different settings. This chapter describes several critical ... More


Design and Statistical Issues Related to Habitat Analysis

Joseph A. Veech

in Habitat Ecology and Analysis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198829287
eISBN:
9780191868078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829287.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

There are many different design and statistical issues that a researcher should consider when developing the data collection protocol or when interpreting results from a habitat analysis. One of the ... More


Data for LEWIE

J. Edward Taylor and Mateusz J. Filipski

in Beyond Experiments in Development Economics: Local Economy-wide Impact Evaluation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198707875
eISBN:
9780191783074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707875.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter shows how to build a household SAM from primary and secondary data, then how to nest SAMs of heterogeneous households or household groups into a meta-SAM for the project or study area. ... More


Technical Design Flaws

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines technical design flaws. There are two common issues to avoid when it comes to survey design: bloated surveys, particularly without a clear analysis plan for all questions; and ... More


Conclusion

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter offers some guide on how to run a field study. First, researchers should think about where, when, and with whom they will run their experiment, and make sure these parameters ... More


Employee Surveys and Sensing: Challenges and Opportunities

William H. Macey and Alexis A. Fink (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190939717
eISBN:
9780190939748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939717.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This volume comprises 27 chapters focused on the design and execution of employee survey programs. These chapters reflect the latest advances in technology and analytics and a pervasive emphasis on ... More


Terrestrial turtles and tortoises

Margaretha D. Hofmeyr and Brian T. Henen

in Reptile Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198726135
eISBN:
9780191825934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726135.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter considers some survey methods for terrestrial turtles and tortoises. The effects of habitat destruction and climate change on terrestrial tortoise and turtle species necessitate studies ... More


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