Capturing life in the UK in the 21st century

Understanding Society is the largest longitudinal household panel study of its kind and provides vital evidence on life changes and stability

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Methodology of Longitudinal Surveys II

25 - 27 July 2018, University of Essex

This international conference will bring together scholars and research professionals involved in the design, implementation and analysis of longitudinal surveys, to share methodological research findings and to discuss the state of the art in carrying out longitudinal surveys.

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Latest research

The Big Five personality traits and partisanship in England

Toke Aidt, Christopher Rauh

Publisher: Electoral Studies

Consequences of mid-stream mode-switching in a panel survey

Nick Allum, Frederick Conrad, Alexander Wenz

Publisher: Survey Research Methods

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