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Measurement errors in surveys / edited by] Paul P. Biemer ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Biemer, Paul P | International Conference on Measurement Errors in Surveys (1990 : Tucson, Ariz.).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Wiley series in probability and mathematical statisticsApplied probability and statistics: Publisher: New York : Wiley, c1991Description: xxxiii, 760 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0471534056 (acid-free paper); 9780471534051 (acid-free paper).Subject(s): Error analysis (Mathematics) | ApproximationAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Measurement errors in surveys.; Online version:: Measurement errors in surveys.DDC classification: 511/.43 Other classification: 31.73 | 17,1 | 70.03
Contents:
1. Measurement error across disciplines -- Section A: The questionnaire -- 2. The current status of questionnaire design -- 3. Response alternatives: The impact of their choice and presentation order -- 4. Context effects in the general social survey -- 5. Mode effects of cognitively designed recall questions: a comparison of answers to telephone and mail surveys -- 6. Nonexperimental research on question wording effects: a contribution to solving the generalizability problem -- 7. Measurement errors in business surveys -- Section B: Respondents and responses -- 8. Recall error: sources and bias reduction techniques -- 9. Measurement effects in self vs. proxy response to survey questions: an information-processing perspective -- 10. An alternative approach to obtaining personal history data -- 11. The item count technique as a method of indirect questioning: a review of its development and a case study application -- 12. Toward a response model in establishment surveys -- Section C: Interviewers and other means of data collection -- 13. Data collection methods and measurement error: an overview -- 14. Reducing interviewer-related error through interviewer training, supervision, and other means -- 15. The design and analysis of reinterview: an overview -- 16. Expenditure diary surveys and their associated errors -- 17. A review of errors of direct observation in crop yield surveys -- 18. Measurement error in continuing surveys of the grocery retail trade using electronic data collection methods -- Section D: Measurement errors in the interview process -- 19. Conversation with a purpose--or conversation? Interaction in the standardized interview -- 20. Cognitive.
laboratory methods: a taxonomy -- 21. Studying respondent-interviewer interaction: the relationship between interviewing style, interviewer behavior, and response behavior -- 22. The effect of interviewer and respondent characteristics on the quality of survey data: a multilevel model -- 23. Interviewer, respondent, and regional office effects on response variance: a statistical decomposition -- Section E: Modeling measurement errors and their effects on estimation and data analysis -- 24. Approaches to the modeling of measurement errors -- 25. A mixed model for analyzing measurement errors for dichotomous variables -- 26. Models for memory effects in count data / Piet G.W.M. van Dosselaar -- 27. Simple response variance: estimation and determinants -- 28. Evaluation of measurement instruments using a structural modeling approach -- 29. A path analysis of cross-national data taking measurement errors into account -- 30. Regression estimation in the presence of measurement error -- 31. Chi-squared tests with complex survey data subject to misclassification error -- 32. The effect of measurement error on event history analysis.
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Papers from the International Conference on Measurement Errors in Surveys held on Nov. 11-14, 1990 in Tucson, Ariz.

"A Wiley-Interscience publication."

Includes bibliographical references (p. [687]-733) and index.

1. Measurement error across disciplines -- Section A: The questionnaire -- 2. The current status of questionnaire design -- 3. Response alternatives: The impact of their choice and presentation order -- 4. Context effects in the general social survey -- 5. Mode effects of cognitively designed recall questions: a comparison of answers to telephone and mail surveys -- 6. Nonexperimental research on question wording effects: a contribution to solving the generalizability problem -- 7. Measurement errors in business surveys -- Section B: Respondents and responses -- 8. Recall error: sources and bias reduction techniques -- 9. Measurement effects in self vs. proxy response to survey questions: an information-processing perspective -- 10. An alternative approach to obtaining personal history data -- 11. The item count technique as a method of indirect questioning: a review of its development and a case study application -- 12. Toward a response model in establishment surveys -- Section C: Interviewers and other means of data collection -- 13. Data collection methods and measurement error: an overview -- 14. Reducing interviewer-related error through interviewer training, supervision, and other means -- 15. The design and analysis of reinterview: an overview -- 16. Expenditure diary surveys and their associated errors -- 17. A review of errors of direct observation in crop yield surveys -- 18. Measurement error in continuing surveys of the grocery retail trade using electronic data collection methods -- Section D: Measurement errors in the interview process -- 19. Conversation with a purpose--or conversation? Interaction in the standardized interview -- 20. Cognitive.

laboratory methods: a taxonomy -- 21. Studying respondent-interviewer interaction: the relationship between interviewing style, interviewer behavior, and response behavior -- 22. The effect of interviewer and respondent characteristics on the quality of survey data: a multilevel model -- 23. Interviewer, respondent, and regional office effects on response variance: a statistical decomposition -- Section E: Modeling measurement errors and their effects on estimation and data analysis -- 24. Approaches to the modeling of measurement errors -- 25. A mixed model for analyzing measurement errors for dichotomous variables -- 26. Models for memory effects in count data / Piet G.W.M. van Dosselaar -- 27. Simple response variance: estimation and determinants -- 28. Evaluation of measurement instruments using a structural modeling approach -- 29. A path analysis of cross-national data taking measurement errors into account -- 30. Regression estimation in the presence of measurement error -- 31. Chi-squared tests with complex survey data subject to misclassification error -- 32. The effect of measurement error on event history analysis.

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About the editors PAUL P. BIEMER has been Principal Scientist at Research Triangle Institute since 1991. His prior experience includes: Head of the Department of Experimental Statistics and Director of the University Statistics Center at New Mexico State University (1986?91) and administrator/researcher at the U.S. Bureau of the Census (1978?86). <p>ROBERT M. GROVES is presently Associate Director for Statistical Design, Methodology, and Standards, Department of Commerce, U.S. Bureau of the Census. He has taught at the University of Michigan since 1975 and is author of several books, the most recent of which is Survey Errors and Survey Costs (Wiley, 1989).</p> <p>LARS E. LYBERG is Head of the Secretariat for International Research at Statistics Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden, where he has worked since 1968. He is also Chief Editor of the Journal of Official Statistics. Dr. Lyberg is President-Elect (1993) of the International Association of Survey Statisticians.</p> <p>NANCY A. MATHIOWETZ is Special Assistant Director for Statistical Design, Methodology, and Standards at the U.S. Bureau of the Census. Prior to joining the Census Bureau in 1990, Dr. Mathiowetz worked at Westat and the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.</p> <p>SEYMOUR SUDMAN is the Walter A. Stellner Professor of Marketing and Deputy Director of the Survey Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is past President of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.</p>

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