Mode effects

Publication type

Understanding Society Working Paper Series

Authors

Jonathan Burton and Annette Jäckle

Publication date

Series Number

2020-05

Abstract

In this paper we review existing research on different modes of survey data collection, with a focus on research using Understanding Society on the effect of mode on participation, the effect on data quality, and the cost implications of mixing modes. We also provide a brief review of research on the quality of data collected with the new methods that go beyond survey questionnaires, focusing on experimental work using the Understanding Society Innovation Panel. 

Subjects

Information And Communication Technologies and Survey Methodology

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