Using Cross-Cultural Cognitive Pretesting for Questionnaire Testing

Cognitive Pretesting of Sensitive Questions for Cross-Cultural Surveys: Methods and Challenges

Patricia Hadler, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences 

Mixed-Method Approach for Understanding Scale Performance in a 3MC Context

Kristen Miller, National Center for Health Statistics

Considerations for Cross-Cultural Questionnaire Testing and Lessons Learned

Patricia Hadler and Natalja Menold, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

Questionnaire Design                               

Ingroup Bias and Its Implications for Using Visual Images in Computerized Surveys

Sunghee Lee, University of Michigan 

Measuring Subjective Health and Life Satisfaction with U.S. Hispanics

Sunghee Lee, University of Michigan 

Data Quality and Comparability in Survey Data Harmonization

Comparing Two Measures of Education Harmonized Ex Post: Levels of Education and Years of Schooling

Marta Kołczyńska, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences

Inter-survey Variability of Corruption Measures: Implications of Harmonization Procedures

Ilona Wysmułek, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences 

Validity and Comparability of the Education Measures in the European Values Study 2008

Verena Ortmanns, GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences 

Looking for Ways to Characterize Countries Politically and Economically using Longitudinal Data

Claire Durand, Université de Montréal 

Comparative Standard Demographics               

When Standard Wording for Language Spoken at Home does not Work Standardly across Languages

Marjorie Hinsdale-Shouse, RTI International 

Survey Experiments on Income Non-Response in Cross-National Surveys

Steve Schwarzer, Pew Research Center 


Questionnaire Translation in Theory and Practice: Challenges, Solutions – and New Ideas?

Translating Questionnaires for Cross-national Surveys: A Text Genre and its Particularities

Dorothée Behr, GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences 

TMT: Questionnaire Translation Management for Large International Studies. Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead

Brita Dorer, GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences 

Memory Lane – A Repository and Online Search Engine of Legacy Materials in Large-scale Multilingual Surveys

Andrea Ferrari and Manuel Souto Pico, cApStAn 

SERISS Experiment for Testing Close versus More Adaptive Questionnaire Translation Approaches: First Results from the Translation Sessions and from the Field

Brita Dorer, GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences 

Training Translators for a Multi Country Study: Lessons Learned

Alisú Schoua-Glusberg, Research Support Services

Interviewer Falsification

Interviewer Effects and Undesirable Interviewer Behavior

Ineke Stoop, The Netherlands Institute for Social Research/SCP

Identification of Falsifications in Surveys – a Link to the Cross-Cultural Context

Natalja Menold, GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences

Issues of Privacy and Legal Restrictions around Survey Research

Third Parties in Face-to-Face Interviews: Qualitative Insights from 4 African Countries

Leenisha Marks, RTI International

Investigating Face-to-Face Interview Privacy Perceptions and Preferences

Zeina Mneimneh, University of Michigan

Freedom to Publish Public Opinion Research: Findings from a 2017 Worldwide Survey

Tim Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago 

Sampling Approaches in Cross-Cultural Research               

Sampling Schemes and Survey Quality in Cross-national Surveys

Marta Kołczyńska, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences

OnDemand Sampling Hub for CATI Projects Globally

Carsten Broich, Sample Solutions BV 

Using Big Data to Sample Ethnic Minorities in Western European Countries: Muslims

Carsten Broich, Sample Solutions BV 

Strategies to Reduce Nonresponse in Cross-cultural Surveys

Worth the effort? An Examination of Recontact Strategies in F2F and Telephone Surveys

Steve Schwarzer, Pew Research Center 

Boosting Response and Minimizing Selection Bias: Recent Experiments Carried out in a Push to Web Survey across Europe

Tanja Stojadinovic, Ipsos MORI 

Quality in Cross-cultural Surveys               

Improvements in Survey Quality over Time: Lessons Learnt from Eurofound’s Pan-European Surveys Since 1995

Daphne Ahrendt and Sophia MacGoris, Eurofound 

Assessing Quality of Survey Processes and Outputs: The 4th European Quality of Life Survey

Julie de Jong and Kristen Cibelli Hibben, University of Michigan 

Paradata Use in Cross-cultural Surveys

Use Item-Level Timestamp Paradata for Multi-Country Comparison

Shulin Jiang, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Gates Institute

Using Paradata to Monitor Interviewers’ Instrument Navigation Behavior and Inform Instrument Technical Design: Case Studies from a National Household Surveys in Ghana and Thailand

Yu-chieh Jay Lin, University of Michigan

Improving Cross-National Survey Research by More Coordination and Collaboration across Comparative Survey Research Projects              

Considering Cooperation Beyond Europe. Opportunities and Challenges for the European Social Survey

Rory Fitzgerald, City University London 

Comparative Studies: A Proposed Agenda for Future Collaboration

Lars Lyberg, Inizio 

Response Quality     

Identifying of and Dealing with Item Nonresponse in Open-ended Questions in a Cross-national Context

Katharina Meitinger, GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences 

Questionnaire Answer Agreement: A Method to Detect Lurking Problems and Increase Data Quality

James Pringle, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health


Mixed Methods and Survey Modes

Using In-depth Interview at Interviewees’ Homes with Nationwide Quantitative Survey for Understanding Southeast Asian Lifestyles

Midori Aoyagi, National Institute for Environmental Studies

What Mobilemanaging Phone Survey Mode Produces the Most Representative Data? A Comparison of SMS, IVR, and CATI in Nigeria

Leenisha Marks, RTI International


Data Collection Challenges               

A Mechanism for Understanding the Effects of Repeated Survey Research on Communities: Findings from a Qualitative Study of PMA2020 Surveys in Burkina Faso

Shani Turke, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), Gates Institute

Managing Production and Quality issues in Large Scale International Assessments

Dealing with a Rare Target Population: Out-of-School Youth Survey of PISA-D in Paraguay

Veronica Heilborn, Directorate for Evaluation of Quality of Education, Ministry of Education and Science (Paraguay) 

Innovative Approaches in Survey Implementation – Overcoming Data Collection Challenges in U.S. PIAAC

Nina Thornton, Westat 

Looking Back and Looking Forward: From PIAAC and PIAAC-Longitudinal in Germany to PIAAC Cycle 2

A Zabal, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences