Interviewers' Deviations in Surveys: Impact, Reasons, Detection and Prevention

Schriften zur empirischen Wirtschaftsforschung

57518dbd2559a.jpg Author Natalja Menold and Peter Winker
Isbn 9783631637159
File size 2.7 MB
Year 2013
Pages 233
Language English
File format PDF
Category Economics

Book Description:

Survey data are used in many disciplines including Social Sciences, Economics and Psychology. Interviewers’ behaviour might affect the quality of such data. This book presents the results of new research on interviewers’ motivation and behaviour. A substantial number of contributions address deviant behaviour, methods for assessing the impact of such behaviour on data quality and tools for detecting faked interviews. Further chapters discuss methods for preventing undesirable interviewer effects. Apart from specific methodological contributions, the chapters of the book also provide a unique collection of examples of deviant behaviour and its detection - a topic not overly present in literature despite its substantial prevalence in survey field work. The volume includes 13 peer reviewed papers presented at an international workshop in Rauischholzhausen in October 2011.

 

 

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