Hard-to-Reach Populations

Toward a Systematic Review of literature on cultural and linguistic groups described as “hard to reach”

Mathew Stange, Ipek Bilgen and Janet Harkness
University Nebraska Lincoln, USA

Methodological Challenges and Issues in Surveying Internally Displaced Populations due to Natural Disasters

Jennifer Kelley and Beth-Ellen Pennell
University of Michigan

Polling in Disaster and Conflict Hit Transitional Unstable Societies: Experiments and Results of Project VASE (Victims As Social Evaluators)

Yashwant Deshmukh 
CVoter, India

The 2012 H2R populations conference

Brad Edwards
Westat, USA

Metadata and Paradata in Comparative Perspective

From data production to data publishing

Beth-Ellen Pennell, Sue Ellen Hansen, Yuchieh Lin, Peter Granda and Mary Vardigan
University of Michigan, USA  

Question Design

Probing in Web Surveys: First Results from an International Web Survey

Dorothée Behr, Lars Kaczmirek, Wolfgang Bandilla and Michael Braun, GESIS, Germany

Context Effect of Self-Rated Health and Its Cultural Sensitivity

Sunghee Lee, ISR, U Michigan, USA

Why is cognitive testing important for cross-national surveys like the European Health Interview Survey and the European Social Survey?

Meera Balarajan, Margaret Blake and Michelle Grey, NatCen, UK

Design and Version Production: Translation and Evaluation

Translation: a ghost in the machine?

Janet Harkness, UNL, USA

Translation Verification in the European Social Survey (ESS)

Sally Widdop, CCSS, UK, Brita Dorer, GESIS, Germany and Rory Fitzgerald, CCSS, UK

Audio Recordings versus Transcribed Verbatim Responses in Translation on the GSS

Lauren Doerr, NORC, USA

Advance Translation in the European Social Survey (ESS) Round 5, 2010

Brita Dorer, GESIS, Germany

Collecting and Using Paradata during design: translation and improvement of questionnaires

Maurice Martens, CentERdata, NL