7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) (2017)

July 17, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Lisbon, Portugal

The 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from July 17-21, 2017. The conference is hosted by the University of Lisbon, jointly by the School of Economics and Management, Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Management, and Institute for Social Sciences. Westat is a sponsor of the event.

Westat staff (names in bold) will participate by presenting papers and posters, as well as coordinating and moderating sessions. See the online program for details.

Jennifer Anderson McNulty, Jocelyn Newsome, Kerry Levin, Brenda Schafer, Pat Langetieg, and Saurabh Datta. (Paper). Multiple Strategies for Reaching Out to Spanish-Speaking Respondents in an IRS Household Survey.

Eric Jodts and Sharon Lohr. (Paper). An Examination of Seasonal Response Rates During a Year-Long Mail Data Collection Using an ABS frame.

Florian Keusch and Ting Yan. (Paper). In Your Opinion, in Which Direction Should the Answer Categories Go?

Teresa Koenig, Mariel Leonard, Cynthia Helba, and Erin Bauer. (Paper). How to Estimate the Prevalence of Honor-Based Violence.

Thomas Krenzke and Leyla Mohadjer. (Paper). Sampling Rare Youth Populations in Developing Countries in PISA-D.

Pat Langetieg, Brenda Schafer, and Saurabh Datta, Jocelyn Newsome, Jennifer Anderson McNulty, Hanyu Sun, and Kerry Levin. (Paper).  Impact of a Shortened Follow-Up Survey on Improving Response to a Government Household Survey.

Kerry Levin (Moderator) and Jocelyn Newsome (Coordinator 1; Brenda Schafer, Coordinator 2). (Session). Improving Response in Government Surveys 1 and 2.

Mina Muller, W. Sherman Edwards, and Regina Yudd. (Poster). Effects of Different Mail Approaches on Cost and Bias.

Jocelyn Newsome, Kerry Levin, Hanyu Sun, Jennifer Anderson McNulty, Brenda Schafer, Pat Langetieg, and Saurabh Datta. (Paper). Experiments to Improve Response in a Government Survey.

Brenda Schafer, Pat Langetieg, and Saurabh Datta, Jennifer Anderson McNulty, Jocelyn Newsome, Hanyu Sun, and Kerry Levin. (Paper). Adapting a Multimode Household Survey for Mobile Devices. 

Roger Tourangeau. (Paper). Choosing Question Testing Methods: A Framework for Decisions.

Roger Tourangeau and J. Michael Brick. (Paper). Designs for Reducing Nonresponse Bias.

Roger Tourangeau and Hanyu Sun. (Paper). The Effects of Panel Conditioning on Data Quality in Two Panel Surveys.

Ting Yan. (Session Organizer/Moderator). (Session). Direction of Response Scales.

Ting Yan. (Session Organizer/Moderator) and Aaron Maitland (Coordinator). (Session). Innovations and Advanced Techniques for Question Testing and Evaluation.

Ting Yan and Chan Zhang. (Paper). Scale Direction Effects for Chinese Respondents.