SMP   Survey Methodology Program

 

                                           Survey Research Center · Institute for Social Research · University of Michigan

                                           426 Thompson Street, P.O. Box 1248, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248

                                            Phone: (734) 647-3545; Fax: (734) 764-8263

 

 

The Survey Methodology Program is housed in the Survey Research Center (SRC) at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.  Since its inception in 1946, SRC has been an important source of innovation in survey research methodology.  The Center is recognized for its contributions to the development of new survey methods and for its contributions to a fundamental understanding of the survey process.

 

Working Paper Series

 

Since 1994, research into survey methods and the survey process has been the special focus of the Survey Methodology Program within SRC. In this Working Paper Series, we bring together the published and unpublished papers of the Primary Research Staff affiliated with the Program.

 

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A complete list of the SMP Working Papers Series appears below.  Where available, abstracts are included.  If a paper is unpublished, a PDF file of the paper is available.  A copy of  published papers may be requested via e-mail by sending a message to WorkingPapers@isr.umich.edu.

 

 

132 N. Schwarz

 

Retrospective and Concurrent Self-Reports: The Rationale for Real-Time Data Capture

Paper available via email:      

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131 B. Knauper, N. Schwarz, D. Park Frequency Reports Across Age Groups (2004)

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130 R. Valliant Economic Characteristics of Internet and Non-Internet Users and Implications for Web-based Surveys

 

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129 M. Wingler, R. Valliant, F. Scheuren A Case Study in Record Linkage

 

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128 J.M. Brick, M.E. Jones, G. Kalton, R. Valliant Variance Estimation with Hot Deck Imputation: A Simulation Study of Three Methods

 

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127 S. Heeringa, R.M. Groves Responsive Design for Household Surveys                                    PDF File
126 A. Diokno, C. Sampselle A. Herzog, TE Raghunathan, K. Messer, S. Hines, C. Karl, M. Leite Prevention of Urinary Incontinence by Behavioral Modification Program:  A Randomized, Controlled Trial Among Older Women in the Community (2004)

  

 

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125 R. Valliant

Variance Estimation for the General Regression Estimator (2003)

 

 

     Abstract                 PDF File

124 R. Valliant

The Effect of Multiple Weighting Steps on Variance Estimation (2003)

 

 

     Abstract                 PDF File

123 B. Knauper, N. Schwarz, D. Park

Frequency Reports Across Age Groups (2003)

 

 

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122 E. Singer; J. Van Hoewyk, R. Neugebauer

Attitudes and Behavior:  The Impact of Privacy and Confidentiality Concerns on Participation in the 2000 Census

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, 65, No. 3, 2003

 

    

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121 E. Singer; F. Levine

Protection of Human Subjects of Research:  Recent Developments and Future Prospects for the Social Sciences

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly 67:  148-164, 2003

 

    

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120 E. Singer

Exploring the Meaning of Consent:  Participation in Research and Beliefs about Risks and Benefits

Published:  Journal of Official Statistics, Fall 2003

 

    

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119 R. Tourangeau, F. Conrad, M.P. Couper

Spacing, Position and Order:  Interpretive Heuristics for Visual Features of Survey Questions (2003)

 

 

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118 R. Tourangeau, M.P. Couper, F. Conrad

The Impact of the Visible:  Images, Spacing and Other Visual Cues in Web Surveys (2003)

      Abstract                 PDF File

 

117 B. Knauper, N. Schwarz, A. Fritsch

The Perils of Interpreting Cohort Differences in Attitude Reports:  Question Order Effects Decrease with Age (2003)

      Abstract                PDF File
116 H. Schuman

Clifford Gertz and the Interpretive Attitude Survey

Published:  Newsletter of the Sociology of Culture Section of the American Sociological Association

Spring 2003; Vol. 17, pp. 7-8

 

    

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115

M.P. Couper

New Technologies and Survey Data Collection:  Challenges and Opportunities (2002)

     Abstract                 PDF File

 

 

114

M. Krysan, M.P. Couper

Using Virtual and Live Interviewers to Explore Race of Interviewer Effects and Features of Inter-Racial Attitudes and Interaction (2001)

 

 

     Abstract                 PDF File

113

H. Schuman, A. Vinokur

V. Vinitzky-Seroussi

Keeping the Past Alive:  Memories of Israeli Jews at the Turn of the Millenium (2001)

 

 

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112

E. Igou, H. Bless,

N. Schwarz

Making Sense of Standardizing Survey Questions:  The Influence of Reference Periods and their Repetition

Published:  Communication Monographs, Vol. 69, No. 2, pp. 179-187, June 2002

 

          

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111

J.M. Lepkowski, K.E. Davis,

K. Winfrey, R. Tourangeau,

R.M. Groves

 

 

Coverage, Nonresponse, and Cost Tradeoffs Using a One-Question Screener for Age Eligibility in Household Surveys (2001)

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110

H. Schuman

Sample Surveys:  Survey Design Issues and Strategies

Published:  International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences.  Edited by N. Smelser and P. Baltes, Vol. 20, H 13470-5, 2001.

 

 

 

 

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109

H. Schuman

The Perils of Coorelation, the Lure of Labels and the Beauty of Negative Results

Published:  Racialized Politics:  The Debate About Racism in America.  Edited by D. Sears, J. Sidanius, and L. Bobo, 2000

 

 

 

 

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108

H. Schuman

Survey Research

Published:  Encyclopedia of Sociology 2000.  Vol.5.  Edited by E. Borgatta and R. Montgomery

 

 

 

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107

S. Kim, J.M. Lepkowski

Telephone Household Non-Coverage and Mobile Telephones (2001)

 

 

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106

H. Schuman

From Vietnam Until Today (2002)

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105

C. Tucker, J.M. Lepkowski,

L. Piekarski

List-Assisted Sampling:  The Effect of Telephone System Changes on Design (2001)

 

 

     Abstract                 PDF File

104

H. Schuman

Student's Efforts and Reward in College Settings

Published:  Sociology of Education 2001, Vol. 74, January:  73-74

 

 

 

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103

H. Schuman, M. Krysan

A Historical Note on White's Beliefs About Racial Inequality

Published:  American Sociological Review, Vol. 64,

December:  847:855, 1999.

 

 

 

 

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 102

H. Schuman

Sense and Nonsense about Surveys

Published:  Contexts, Summer 2002 Edition

 

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 101

N. Schwarz, D. Oyserman

Asking Questions About Behavior: Cognition, Communication, and Questionnaire Construction

Published: American Journal of Evaluation, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2001, pp. 127-160 

 

     Abstract

100

T. E. Raghunathan, D. B. Rubin

Multivariate Imputation for Statistical Disclosure Limitation (2001)

 

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099

S. G. Heeringa, R.J.A.Little,

T. E. Raghunathan

Multivariate Imputation of Coarsened Survey Data on Household Wealth (1997)

 

 

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098

R. F. Belli, J. M. Lepkowski, M. U. Kabeto

The Respective Roles of Cognitive Processing Difficulty and Conversational Rapport on the Accuracy of Retrospective Reports of Doctor’s Office Visits (1999)  

 

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097

R. F. Belli, P. S. Weiss, J. M. Lepkowski

Dynamics of Survey Interviewing and the Quality of Survey Reports: Age Comparisons

Published:  Schwarz, N., Park, D., Knäuper, B., Cognition, Aging, and Self-Reports, Philadelphia: Psychology Press, Chapter 15, pp. 285-302, 1999.  

 

 

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096

R. F. Belli, A. R. Herzog, J. Van Hoewyk

Scale Simplification of Expectations for Survival: Cognitive Ability and the Quality of Survey Responses

Published:  Cognitive Technology, Volume 4, Number 2, pp.29-38, 1999.  

 

 

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095

K. A. Cooney, M. S. Strawderman, K. J. Wojno,

K. M. Doerr, A. Taylor,

K. H. Alcser, S. G. Heeringa,

J. M. G. Taylor, J. T. Well,

J. E. Montie, D. Schottenfeld

   

Age-Specific Distribution of Serum Prostate-Specific Antigen in a Community-Based Study of African-American Men

Published:  Urology, Volume 57, Number 1, pp. 91-96, 2001.

 

     Abstract

094

T. E. Raghunathan

A Bayesian Approach for Finite Population Inference with Nonignorable Nonresponse (2000)  

 

     Abstract                 PDF File

093

T. E. Raghhunathan,

S. M. Patil, J. T. Shope

 

Weighting Adjustments for Attrition: An Evaluation (2000)  

 

     Abstract                 PDF File

092

E. Singer, R. A. Kulka

Paying Respondents for Survey Participation (2000)

 

 

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091

E. Singer

Ethical Aspects in Polling and Surveys (2000)

 

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090

S. Haberstroh, D. Oyserman, N. Schwarz, U. Kühnen, L. Ji  

 

Is the Interdependent Self More Sensitive to Question Context than the Independent Self? (2001)

Published:  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 38, pp. 223-329 (2002)

 

   

 

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089

R. M. Groves, E. Singer,

A. Corning

Leverage-Saliency Theory of Survey Participation: Description and an Illustration

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 64: 299-308, 2000.

 

 

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088

R. F. Belli, W. L. Shay,

F. P. Stafford

Event History Calendars and Question List Surveys: A Direct Comparison of Interviewing Methods

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 65:45-74, 2001.  

 

     Abstract

087

R. Curtin, S. Presser, E. Singer

The Effects of Response Rate Changes on the Index of Consumer Sentiment

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 64:413-428, 2001.  

 

     Abstract

086

S. O. Tergan, B. Knäuper,

S. P. Ballstaedt

 

A Cognitive Approach to Psychodiagnosis Based on Verbal Data (2001)  

 

     Abstract                 PDF File 

085

N. Schwarz, B. Knäuper,

D. Park

Aging, Cognition, and Context Effects: How Differential Context Effects Invite Misleading Conclusions About Cohort Differences

Published:  Statistics Sweden (Ed.), Official Statistics in a Changing World, Stockholm: Statistics Sweden, pp. 125-132, 1999.  

 

 

 

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084

B. Knäuper, P. A. Turner

 

Measuring Health: Improving the Validity of Health Assessments (2000)

   

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083

S. G. Heeringa, K. H. Alcser, K. Doerr, M. Strawderman,

K. Cooney, B. Medbery, D. Schottenfeld  

 

Potential Selection Bias in a Community-Based Study of PSA Levels in African-American Men (2000)

     Abstract                 PDF File

082

R. F. Belli, M. W. Traugott, M. Young, K. McGonagle

Reducing Vote Overreporting in Surveys: Social Desirability, Memory Failure, and Source Monitoring

Published: Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 63:90-108, 1999.  

 

     Abstract

081

T. Raghunathan, J. M. Lepkowski, J. Van Hoewyk,

P. Solenberger  

 

A Multivariate Technique for Multiply Imputing Missing Values Using a Sequence of Regression Models (2001)

     Abstract                 PDF File

080

T. Raghunathan, G. D. Paulin, J. Van Hoewyk

 

Multiple Imputation of Income in the Consumer Expenditure Survey: Evaluation of Statistical Inferences (2001)  

 

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079

R. C. Kessler, H. U. Wittchen, J. M. Abelson,

K. McGonagle, N. Schwarz, K. S. Kendler, B. Knäuper,

S. Zhao

 

Methodological studies of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) in the US National Comorbidity Survey (NCS)

Published: International Journal of Methods in Psychological Research, Volume 7, Number 1, pp. 33-35, 1998.  

 

     Abstract

078

H. Schuman, A. Corning

Collective Knowledge of Public Events: The Soviet Era from the Great Purge to Glasnost

Published: American Journal of Sociology, Volume 105, Number 4: 913-956, 2000.  

 

 

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077

M. P. Couper

Web Surveys: A Review of Issues and Approaches

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 64: 464-494, 2000.  

 

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076

J. M. Lepkowski, M. P. Couper, S. E. Hansen,

W. Landers, K. G. McGonagle, J. Schlegel, T. Wright, and F. Chevarley  

 

CAPI Instrument Evaluation: Behavior Coding, Trace Files, and Usability Methods (1998)

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075

J. M. Lepkowski, V. Siu, J. Fisher

Event History Analysis of Interviewer and Respondent

Survey Behavior (2000)

 

     Abstract                 PDF File

074

N. Schwarz, G. Bohner

The Construction of Attitudes

Published:  Tesser, A. and Schwarz, Norbert, Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes, Volume 1, Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 436-457, 2001.  

 

 

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073

L. Ji, N. Schwarz, R. E. Nisbett

Culture, Autobiographical Memory, and Behavioral Frequency Reports: Measurement Issues in Cross-Cultural Studies

Published:  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Volume 26, pp. 585-594, 2000.  

 

 

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072

N. Schwarz

Self-Reports: How the Questions Shape the Answers

Published:  American Psychologist, Volume 54, pp. 93-105, 1999.  

 

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071

B. Knäuper

Filter Questions and Question Interpretation

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 62:70-78, 1998.  

 

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070

B. Knäuper, C. F. Cannell, N. Schwarz, M. L. Bruce, and

R. C. Kessler

 

Improving Accuracy of Major Depression Age-of-Onset Reports in the US National Comorbidity Survey

Published:  International Journal of Methods in Psychological Research, Volume 8, Number 1, pp. 39-48, 1999.

   

     Abstract

069

N. Schwarz, C. E. Grayson, B. Knäuper

 

Formal Features of Rating Scales and the Interpretation of Question Meaning

Published:  International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Volume 10, Number 2, pp. 177-183, 1998.  

 

 

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068

B. Knäuper, R. F. Belli,

D. H. Hill, A. R. Herzog

Question Difficulty and Respondents’ Cognitive Ability: The Effect on Data Quality

Published:  Journal of Official Statistics, Volume 13, Number 2, pp. 181-199, 1997.  

 

 

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067

P. Winkielman, B. Knäuper, N. Schwarz

Looking Back at Anger: Reference Periods Change the Interpretation of Emotion Frequency Questions

Published:  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Volume 75, Number 3, pp. 719-728, 1998.  

 

 

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066

D. A. Regier, C. T. Kaelber, D. S. Rae, M. E. Farmer,

B. Knäuper, R. C. Kessler, G. S. Norquist

 

Limitations of Diagnostic Criteria and Assessment Instruments for Mental Disorders

Published:  Archives of General Psychiatry, Volume 55, February 1998.  

 

 

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065

H. Schuman, H. Akiyama, B. Knäuper

 

Collective Memories of German and Japanese About the Past Half-Century

Published:  Memory, 6(4), pp. 427-454, 1998  

 

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064

N. Schwarz, B. Knäuper

 

Cognitive Aging

Published (as “Cognition, Aging, and Self-Reports”):  Park, D. and Schwarz N. (eds.), Cognitive Aging. A Primer, Philadelphia: Psychology Press, pp. 233-252, 1998.  

 

 

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063

B. Knäuper

 

Age Differences in Question and Response Order Effects

Published:  Schwarz, N., Park, D., Knäuper, B., Cognition, Aging, and Self-Reports, Philadelphia: Psychology Press, Chapter 17, pp. 341-361, 1998.  

 

 

                 Paper available via email:      

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062

B. Knäuper

The Impact of Age and Education on Response Order Effects in Attitude Measurement

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 63:347-370, 1999.  

 

     Abstract

061

E. Singer, J. Van Hoewyk,

M. P. Maher

 

Does the Payment of Incentives Create Expectation Effects?

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 62:152-164, 1998.  

 

     Abstract

060

E. Singer, A. Corning, 

M. Lamias

The Polls- Trends: Genetic Testing, Engineering, and Therapy: Awareness and Attitudes

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 62:633-664, 1998.  

 

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059

E. Singer, A. Corning,

T. Antonucci

Attitudes toward Genetic Testing and Fetal Diagnosis, 1990-1996

Published:  Journal of Health and Social Beahvior, Volume 40 (December): 429-445, 1999.  

 

 

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058

E. Singer, R. M. Groves,

A. Corning

Differential Incentives: Beliefs about Practices, Perceptions of Equity, and Effects on Survey Participation

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 63:251-260, 1999.  

 

 

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057

J. Hess,  E. Singer,  J. Bushery

 

Prediciting Test-Retest Reliability from Behavior Coding

Published:  International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Volume 11, pp. 344-358, 1999.  

 

     Abstract

056

R. M. Groves, E. Singer,

A. Corning, A. Bowers

A Laboratory Approach to Measuring the Effects on Survey Participation of Interview Length, Incentives, Differential Incentives, and Refusal Conversion

Published:  Journal of Official Statistics, Volume 15, Number 2, pp. 251-268, 1999.  

 

 

                Paper available via email:      

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055

R. F. Belli, N. Schwarz,

E. Singer, J. Talarico

 

Decomposition Can Harm the Accuracy of Behavioral Frequency Reports

Published:  Applied Cognitive Psychology, Volume 14, pp. 295-308, 2000.  

 

     Abstract

054

E. Singer, J. VanHoewyk,

N. Gebler, T. Raghunathan,

K. McGonagle

The Effects of Incentives on Response Rates in Interviewer-Mediated Surveys

Published:  Journal of Official Statistics, Volume 15, Number 2, pp. 217-230, 1999.  

 

 

                 Paper available via email:      

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053

S. Presser, E. Singer,

J. Van Hoewyk

 

 

 

Knowing Versus Feeling as Factors in Willingness to Provide Information to the Census

Published:  Social Science Research, 29, 140-147, 2000.  

 

                 Paper available via email:      

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052

E. Singer, J. Van Hoewyk,

M. P. Maher

Experiments with Incentives for Survey Participation in Telephone Surveys

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 64: 171-188, 2000.  

 

     Abstract

051

E. Singer

The Use of Incentives to Reduce Nonresponse in Household Surveys (2000)  

 

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050

R. F. Belli

The Structure of Autobiographical Memory and the Event History Calendar: Potential Improvements in the Quality of Retrospective Reports in Surveys (1997)  

 

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049

M. P. Couper, E. Singer,

R. A. Kulka

Nonresponse to the 1990 Decennial Census: Politics, Privacy and/or Pressures

Published:  American Politics Quarterly, Volume 26, Number 1, pp. 59-80, 1998.  

 

 

     Abstract

048

N. Schwarz

Frequency Reports of Physical Symptoms and Health Behaviors: How the Questionnaire Determines the Results

Published:  Park, D.C., Morrell, R.W., and Shifren, K. (eds.), Processing Medical Information in Aging Patients: Cognitive and Human Factors Perspectives, Mahaw, NJ: Erlbaum, pp. 93-108, 1997.  

 

 

 

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047

N. Schwarz, F. Strack

 

Reports of Subjective Well-being: Judgmental Processes and Their Methodological Implications

Published:  Kahneman, D., Diener, E., and Schwarz, N. (eds.), Well-being: The Foundation of Hedonic Psychology, New York: Russell-Sage, pp. 61-84, 1997

 

 

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046

 

Revised and Published as Working Paper #71  

 

045

 

Revised and Published as Working Paper #54  

 

044

E. Singer, N. C. Schaeffer,

T. Raghunathan

 

Public Attitudes Toward Data Sharing by Federal Agencies

Published: International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Volume 9:277-285, 1995.  

 

 

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043

E. Singer, S. Presser

Public Attitudes Toward Data Sharing: Findings and Implications (1996)  

 

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042

 

Revised and Published as Working Paper #56  

 

041

D. A. Dillman, E. Singer,

J. R. Clark, J. B. Treat

Effects of Benefits Appeals, Mandatory Appeals, and Variations in Statements of Confidentiality on Completion Rates for Census Questionnaires

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 60:376-389, 1996.  

 

     Abstract

040

D. A. Stapel, N. Schwarz

The Republican Who Did Not Want to Become President: Colin Powell’s Impact on Evaluation of the Republican Party and Bob Dole

Published:  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Volume 24, pp. 690-698, 1998.

   

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039

R. M. Groves

 

The Educational Infrastructure of the Survey Research Profession (1996)  

 

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038

 

Revised and Published as Working Paper #65  

 

037

B. Knäuper

Age and Response Effects in Attitude Measurement (1996)  

 

     Abstract                 PDF File

036

 

J. M. Lepkowski, J. Bowles

Sampling Error Software for Personal Computers (1996)  

 

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035

H. Bless, N. Schwarz

Context Effects in Political Judgement: Assimilation and Contrast as a Function of Categorization Processes

Published:  European Journal of Social Psychology, Volume 28, pp. 159-172, 1998. 

 

     Abstract

 

034

N. Schwarz, T. Wellens

Cognitive Dynamics of Proxy Responding: The Diverging

Perspectives of Actors and Observers

Published:  Journal of Official Statistics, Volume 13, Number 2 pp. 159-179, 1997.  

 

 

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033

R. F. Belli, H. Schuman,

B. Jackson

 

Autobiographical Misremembering: John Dean is Not Alone

Published:  Applied Cognitive Psychology, Volume 11, 187-209, 1997.  

 

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032

H. Schuman, R. F.Belli, K. Bischoping

The Generational Basis of Historical Knowledge (1995)  

 

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031

R. F. Belli, H. Schuman

 

The Complexity of Ignorance

Published:  Qualitative Sociology, Volume 19, Number 3, 1996.  

 

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030

N. Schwarz, R. M. Groves, H. Schuman

 

Survey Methods

Published:  Gilbert, D., Fiske, S., Lindzey, G. (eds.), Handbook of Social Psychology, 4th Edition, Volume 1, New York: McGraw-Hill, pp. 143-179, 1995.

   

 

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029

M. Wänke, N. Schwarz

Reducing Question Order Effects: The Operation of Buffer Items

Published:  DeLeeuw, E., Dippo, C., Schwarz, N. (eds.), Survey Measurement and Process Quality, Chichester, UK: Wiley, pp. 115-140, 1996.  

 

 

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028

R. C. Kessler, R. J. A. Little, R. M. Groves

 

Advances in Strategies for Minimizing and Adjusting for Survey Nonresponse

Published:  Epidemiologic Reviews, Volume 17, Number 1, 1995.  

 

 

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027

E. Singer, R. Y. Shapiro,

L. R. Jacobs

Privacy of Health Care Data: What Does the Public Know?   How Much Do They Care? (1995)  

 

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026

R. M. Groves

Challenges of Methodological Innovation in Government

Statistical Agencies

Published:  The Future of Statistics: An International Perspective, Zoltan Kenessey (ed.), Voorburg, Holland: Editions Voorburg,   pp. 45-67, 1995.  

 

 

 

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025

 

Revised and Published as Working Paper #20  

 

024

M. P. Couper, R. M. Groves

An Exploration of Nonresponse in the 1990 National Election Study (1995)  

 

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023

J. E. Lengacher, C. M. Sullivan, M. P. Couper,

R. M. Groves

 

Once Reluctant, Always Reluctant? Effects of Differential Incentives on Later Survey Participation in a Longitudinal Study (1995)  

 

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022

E. Singer, N. C. Schaeffer

Public Attitudes Toward Data Sharing by Federal Agencies (1995)  

 

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021

J. Hess, E. Singer

The Role of Respondent Debriefing Questions in Questionnaire Development (1995)  

 

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020

N. A. Mathiowetz,

M. P. Couper, E. Singer

Related Households, Mail Handling, and Returns to the 1990 Census

Published:  International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Volume 7, Number 2 pp. 172-177, 1995.

   

 

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019

S. G. Heeringa, K. H. Alcser

Survey Measurement Error in Population Case/Control Studies: Retrospective Reports of Risk Factor Exposures (1995)  

 

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018

R. F. Belli, J. M. Lepkowski

Behavior of Survey Actors and the Accuracy of Response (1995)  

 

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017

J. H. Connor, S. G. Heeringa

 

Evaluation of Two Cost Efficient RDD Designs (1992)  

 

     Abstract                PDF File

016

N. Schwarz, H. Schuman

Political Knowledge, Attribution, and Inferred Interest in Politics: The Operation of Buffer Items

Published:  International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Volume 9, pp. 191-195, 1995.  

 

     Abstract

015

N. Schwarz, H. J. Hippler

The Numeric Values of Rating Scales: A Comparison of Their Impact in Mail Surveys and Telephone Interviews

Published:  International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Volume 7, Number 1, pp. 72-74, 1995.  

 

 

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014

D. K. Willimack, H. Schuman, B. E. Pennell,

J. M. Lepkowski

Effects of a Prepaid Nonmonetary Incentive on Response Rates and Response Quality in a Face-To-Face Survey

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 59: 78-92, 1995.  

 

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013

M. Krysan, H. Schuman,

L. J. Scott, P. Beatty

Response Rates and Response Content in Mail Versus Face-To-Face Surveys

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 58: 381-399, 1994.  

 

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012

R. C. Kessler, D. K. Mroczek, R. F. Belli

Retrospective Adult Assessment of Childhood Psychopathology (1994)  

 

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011

R. M. Groves, M. P. Couper

Householders and Interviewers: The Anatomy of Pre-Interview Interactions (1994)  

 

     Abstract                 PDF File

010

M. P. Couper

Changes in Interview Setting Under CAPI

Published:  Journal of Official Statistics, Volume 12, Number 3, pp. 301-316, 1995.  

 

     Abstract

 

009

L. Dielman, M. P. Couper

Data Quality in a CAPI Survey: Keying Errors

Published:  Journal of Official Statistics, Volume 11, Number 2, pp. 141-146, 1994.  

 

     Abstract

 

008

M. P. Couper, R. M. Groves

Social Environmental Impacts on Survey Cooperation

Published:  Quality and Quantity, Volume 30, pp. 173-188, 1994.  

 

     Abstract

007

N. Schwarz

Cognition, Communication, and Survey Measurement: Some Implications for Contingent Valuation Surveys

Published:  Kopp, R., Pommerehne, W.W., Schwarz, N. (eds.), Determining the Value of Non-Marketed Goods: Economic, Psychological, and Policy Relevant Aspects of Contingent Valuation Methods, Boston: Kluwer, pp. 165-188, 1995.  

 

 

 

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006

N. Schwarz, H. J. Hippler

Subsequent Questions May Influence Answers to Preceding Questions in Mail Surveys

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 59: 93-97, 1995.  

 

     Abstract

 

005

N. Schwarz, H. Bless

Mental Construal Processes and the Emergence of Context Effects in Attitude Measurement

Published:  Bulletin de Methodologie Sociologique, Volume 48, pp. 101-119, 1995.

 

 

     Abstract

 

004

E. Singer, D. R. Von Thurn,

E. R. Miller

Confidentiality Assurances and Response: A Quantitative Review of the Experimental Literature

Published:  Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 59: 66-77, 1995.  

 

     Abstract

 

003

N. Schwarz

What Respondents Learn from Questionnaires: The Survey Interview and the Logic of Conversation

Published:  International Statistical Review, Volume 63, pp. 153-177, 1995.  

 

 

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002

 

Revised and Published as Working Paper #68  

 

001

E. Singer, P. M. Endreny

Reporting on Risk: How the Mass Media Portray Accidents, Diseases, Disasters and Other Hazards

Published:  Risk, Summer, 261-270, 1994.  

 

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