Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 4: results from methodological experiments

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Sarah Budd, Emily Gilbert, Jonathan Burton, Annette Jäckle, Olena Kaminska, S.C. Noah Uhrig, Matthew Brown and Lisa Calderwood

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This paper presents some preliminary findings from the Wave 4 Innovation Panel (IP4) of Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study. Understanding Society is a major new panel survey for the UK. In March 2011, the fourth wave of the Innovation Panel was fielded. This paper describes the design of IP4, the experiments carried and the preliminary findings from early analysis of the data.

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