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 4th September 2013

 

9:00         Registration

 

9:30         Official opening by NatCen Social Research

 

9:45         Mixed Modes

Facilitator:  Jack Gambino

 

Payne:  Understanding how the use of multi-mode affects response: building a foundation for further investigation

 

Collins:  The role of mode in respondents’ decisions about participation in the fifth wave of Understanding Society’s Innovation Panel: findings from a qualitative follow up study

 

Joye:  Mixing modes: who are the respondents?

 

11:00       Break 

 

11:15       Nonresponse on Understanding Society

Facilitator:  Nancy Bates

 

Boreham:  Targeting households to issue to web to maximize web full household response

 

Cernat:  The role of email addresses and email contact in encouraging CAWI response in a mixed mode design

 

Schneider:  Non-contact and refusal among immigrants: wave 2 attrition in Understanding Society

 

 

12:30       Lunch

                


 

1:45         Revisiting Initially Unproductive Cases

Facilitator:  Ineke Stoop

 

Phelps:  The effectiveness of a second reissue stage at a later date- evidence from the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles

 

Beullens:  The interviewer’s memory

 

2:35         Introduce the Poster Session

 

2:40         Poster Session (with break)

 

Blom/ Bossert:  Nonresponse bias in the German Internet Panel: the representativeness of offline households

 

Calderwood: Experiments to improve response rates among likely refusers: does assigning better interviewers and paying interviewer incentives work?

 

Cullinane:  How to encourage a face-to-face household panel to go online? Timing isn’t everything but money talks!

 

Felderer:  The effect of survey mode on nonresponse and measurement

error bias:  a validation study

 

Lugtig:  Differences in measurement error between loyal, unloyal and attriting respondents in a panel survey

 

Schouten:  Evaluating not-missing-at-random nonresponse using non-identical twin surveys

 

Taylor:  Better communication with participants

 

3:30         Addressing Nonresponse with Commercial and Auxiliary Data

Facilitator:  Hideko Matsuo

 

Hussey:  Non-response weighting: is it worth the effort?

 

Blohm:  The use of microgeographic data to study nonresponse in the German General Social Survey (ALLBUS) 2012 – a replication and extension of a previous analysis with 2010 data

 

Peytchev:  Commercial data for nonresponse bias adjustment: an empirical evaluation

 

Langsrud:  Imputing for nonresponse in the Norwegian Labour Force Survey by various approaches

 

5:10         Day 1 ends

6:30         Social Event, organized by NatCen

7:30         Workshop Dinner

5th September 2013

 

9:00         Day 2 opens

 

9:10         New Forms of Paradata

Facilitator:  Chandra Erdman

 

Sinibaldi:  Using interviewer ratings of likelihood to respond to improve propensity models

 

Bates:  Accuracy of interviewer observations: evaluating between-interviewer agreement in the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)

 

10:00       Studying Nonresponse using Census Data

Facilitator:  Gerry Nicolaas

 

Ashworth:  ONS’ Census Non-response Link Study

 

 

10:25       Break

 

 

10:45       Panel Discussion with Break-out Groups

 

Toomse-Smith:  The role of interviewer motivation in achieving higher response rates

 

 

12:15       Lunch

 

 

1:45         Improving European Surveys

Facilitator:  Peter Lugitg

 

Matsuo:  Reflection on past rounds of the European Social Survey: revisiting non-response in a longitudinal perspective

 

Goni:  More auxiliary information to gain insight into the response in Eustat

 

Stoop:  Targeted response efforts in a cross-national survey

 

3:00         Break

 

3:15         Adaptive Design

Facilitator: Annelies Blom

 

Laflamme:  Responsive Collection Design (RCD) framework for multi-mode surveys

 

Erdman:  An analysis of adaptive sampling procedures in the National Health Interview Survey

 

Schouten:  Does balancing survey response reduce nonresponse bais?

 

4:30         Day 2 ends

 

 

6:00         Panel Debate on Nonresponse, organized by NatCen

                 Are you sure you have a good quality sample? Moving beyond the response rates

6th September 2013

 

9:00         Day 3 opens

                 Summary and feedback from the Panel Debate

 

9:30         Sequence Analysis

Facilitator:  Koen Beullens

 

Maslovskaya & Durrant:  Investigating call record data using sequence analysis:  an example using the UK Understanding Society Survey

 

Hanly:  Generating nonresponse adjustment variables using sequence analysis of call record data

 

10:30       Break

 

10:45       Incentives

Facilitator:  Barbara Felderer

 

Gambino:  The use of incentives for Statistics Canada’s household surveys

 

11:10      Discussion Groups

 

11:50       Discussion Group Reports

 

12:10       Lunch

 

1:30         Internet Panels

Facilitator:  Mari Toomse-Smith

 

Blom:  Nonresponse and attrition processes in the German Internet Panel: an overview

 

Bossert:  Reducing nonresponse by optimizing the time of email invitation to an internet panel survey

 

 

2:20         Closing Discussion

Facilitator:  Jennifer Sinibaldi

 

2:45         Workshop closes