Program

 

 

2 September 2014

 

9:00          Registration

 

9:30          Official opening by Statistics Iceland

 

9:45          Studying Nonresponse with Call Record Data

Facilitator:  Lugtig

 

Hanly:  Improving Nonresponse Bias Adjustments with Call Record Data

 

Correa: When to Stop Calling? Using Call Record Data to Assess Nonresponse Bias in a Longitudinal Study

 

10:35        Break 

 

10:50        Characteristics of Nonresponse

Facilitator:  Vandenplas

 

B. Mueller:  Nonresponse in a Longitudinal Study: The Effect of Relationship- and Family-Related Events on Attrition in a Relationship and Family Panel

 

Blom:  Correlates of Attrition in the German Internet Panel: "Online" Paradata

                

Mohay:  Census Non-response Link Study:  Improving Weighting Techniques

 

 

12:05        Lunch

 

 

1:15          Keynote Speech by Dr. J. Michael Brick

                        with discussion

 

2:00          How Effective is Nonresponse Weighting?

  Facilitator:  Brick

  Time Keeper:  G. Mueller

 

                 Special Session, Part I

 

Lillegård:  The Response Model’s Effect on the Estimated Proportion of Daily Smokers in Norway

 

Beullens: Trimming Nonresponse Adjustment Weights:   A Blessing or a Deontological Twilight Zone?

 

2:20          Discussion on Part I

 

2:50          Break

 

3:05          Special Session, Part II

 

Post:  Evaluating Nonresponse Bias in the National Household Survey

 

James:  The UK Census Non-response Link Study

 

3:25          Discussion on Part II

 

3:55          Special Session, Part III

 

                 Schouten:  Nonresponse Adjustment for Adaptive Survey Design

 

Lundquist:  Managed Data Collection and Accuracy of Estimates: The Effect of Degree of Imbalance and Degree of Explanation

 

4:15          Discussion on Part III

 

4:45          Day 1 ends

 

3 September 2014

 

9:30          Day 2 opens

 

                 Response Rates

Facilitator:   Joye

 

Beullens:  Response rates in the European Social Survey:  In- or decreasing? Or a matter of fieldwork efforts?

 

Stoop:  Nonresponse on Cross-National Surveys:  Differential Effects of Sampling Frames, Exclusion and Noncoverage

 

Jablonski:  Investigating Nonresponse Bias in Telephone Surveys:  Focus on Sampling Procedures Used in Polish CATI Research

 

Laflamme:  Experiences in Improving Response Rates for Household Surveys

 

11:10        Break

 

11:25        Responsive Survey Design

Facilitator:  Beullens

 

G. Mueller:  Case Prioritization of Low-Propensity Sample Members in PASS:  Is it Effective in Reducing NR Bias?

 

                 Peytchev:  Optimization of Two-Phase Sampling for Nonresponse

 

 

12:15        Lunch

 

1:20          Presentations by Statistics Iceland

 

2:40          Introduce the Poster Session

 

2:45          Poster Session (with break)

 

                 Bates:  Testing Mode of Prenotification and Email Subject Lines to Increase Self-Response in a Web Survey

 

Blake (Cummins):  Addressing Household Non-Response on the British Labour Force Survey

 

                 Blohm:  Nonresponse Bias, Response Rates and the Type of Sample:  Evidence from National and Cross-National Surveys

 

Han: An Examination of Current Nonresponse Adjustment Methods in the Household Income and Expenditure Survey

 

Laflamme:  Initiatives and Working Plan to Improve Response Rates

 

Revold:  What Matters More: The Respondent or How They are Contacted?

 

 

3:30          Special Nonresponse Techniques

Facilitator:  Erdman

 

Langsrud:  Handling Nonresponse in the Norwegian Labour Force Survey: Calibration Weights Based on Register Variables and Answer Last Time

 

                 Lugtig:  A Common Metric for Nonresponse and Measurement Error

 

                 Sinibaldi:  Using Nonresponse Models to CategorizeResponse Options

 

4:45          Day 2 ends

5:00          Social event followed by dinner

                

 

 

4 September 2014

 

9:30          Day 3 opens

                

                 Mixed Modes, Part I

Facilitator:  Bates

 

                 Joye:  Mixed Mode Design and Selection of Respondents, Swiss Experiments

 

Vandenplas:  Using Survey Attitude and Mode Preference to Disentangle Nonresponse and Measurement Effect in a Sequential Mode Survey

 

10:20       Special Topic Discussion Groups

1.    Peytchev:  Two phase sampling for nonresponse

2.    Stoop:  Cross-national surveys

3.    Hanly: Applications of paradata

 

10:50        Discussion Group Reports

 

11:05        Break

 

11:20        Mixed Modes, Part II

Facilitator:  Blom

 

                 Nares:  Non-response in Surveys Leads to Biased Estimates

 

Phipps:  In-Person or Telephone Collection: Mode Selection and Outcomes in the Current Population Survey

 

Erdman:  Developing a Dynamic Model for Mode Switching in the 2015 National Survey of College Graduates

 

12:35        Closing Discussion

Facilitator:  Sinibaldi

 

                 Mark your calendar for the 2015 Workshop in Leuven, Belgium!

                 First week of September, as usual

 

1:00          Workshop ends

 

 

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