SFB 884 Spokesperson comments on Cyprus bailout deal
The Cyprus Bailout Deal And Its Political Consequences
Professor Thomas König, spokesperson to the SFB 884, discusses the "blame game" related to the Cyprus bailout deal and political consequences in an Interview with SWR 2.
Workshop on "Explaining Interviewer-Effects in Interviewer-Mediated Surveys"
In all interviewer-mediated surveys interviewers have great potential to affect data quality, yet very little is known about what constitutes a good interviewer and good training. Understanding the mechanism of interviewer effects requires the availability of information about the interviewers. Therefore, more and more surveys are now collecting auxiliary data on interviewers prior or during the data collection process. The goal of the workshop is to bring together survey researchers from different countries and surveys, to present and discuss their work on explaining interviewer effects by means of interviewer questionnaires or paradata. This will then set the scene for more informal discussions, during which we would like to investigate opportunities for research cooperation. An active participation in the workshop discussions is expected of all participants.
A number of renown survey methodologists will be presenting their latest findings and projects in this area and will be contributing their expertise to the workshop discussions. They include Mick Couper (Michigan), Gabriele Durrant (Southampton), Lilli Japec (Statistics Sweden), Frauke Kreuter (Maryland, Munich & IAB), Martin Kroh (DIW Berlin), Edith de Leeuw (Utrecht), Geert Loosveldt (Leuven), Annemieke Luiten (Statistics Netherlands) and Brady West (Michigan).
To encourage high-quality contributions from researchers new to the field of explaining interviewer effects, we have reserved space for an additional 3 contributed presentations. If you would like to present your work at our workshop, please send your abstract (300 words) to email@example.com by until 17th February.
To register for the workshop, please send an email with the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To encourage networking we would also like you to provide the following information.
At the workshop I am looking for (20 words):
To the workshop I can contribute (20 words):
With your registration you agree that this information is distributed to the other workshop participants.
Workshop on "Longitudinal Research in Internet Panels"
Call for Participation
Workshop: “Longitudinal Research in Internet Panels”
May 23-24, 2013 – University of Mannheim, Germany
We would like to call your attention to our first workshop on “Longitudinal Research in Internet Panels” which will take place on 23th and 24th May 2013 at the University of Mannheim, Germany.
The workshop’s goal is to bring together experienced survey researchers from different countries and surveys to present and discuss their work on several methodological issues related to longitudinal online research (probability-based as well as convenience samples). Confirmed speakers include Michael Bosnjak (GESIS and Free University of Bozen/Bolzano), Mick P. Couper (Michigan), Marcel Das (CentERdata), Jon A. Krosnick (Stanford), Laurent Lesnard (SciencesPo), Peter Lugtig (Utrecht University), Gerry Nicolaas (NetCen), and Vera Toepoel (Utrecht University).
In addition to oral presentations we set the scene for more informal discussions to generate new research questions and foster research collaborations. Thus, an active participation of all participants in the discussions is vital to the success of the workshop.
We have reserved space for three additional presentations. If you would like to present at the workshop, please send us your abstract (300 words). We will inform you by March 18, if your submission fits into the program.
If you would like to participate in the workshop, please register as soon as possible but no later than March 4. Participation will be free of charge. For registration please send an email with the following information to email@example.com.
To prepare ground for networking we would ask you to provide the following information:
3 Research interests concerning longitudinal research in Internet panels (up to 5 keywords)
4 Up to three relevant publications or presentations
5 What you are looking for at the workshop (about 20 words)
6 What you can contribute to the workshop (about 20 words)
With your registration you agree that the information you provide is distributed to the other workshop participants (please let us know otherwise).
We would be highly delighted if you joined the workshop and we look forward to meeting you in Mannheim in May!