English title: Reflections on the Quality of Cross-national Surveys: Lessons of the European Social Survey

Author(s): Jaak Billiet -

Language: English

Type: Newspaper/magazine article

Year: 2007


At occasion of a reflection on the quality of cross-national surveys and the challenges posed by it, this article discusses several crucial issues that are mainly related to equivalence in several stages of the process of data production in the European Social Survey. The ESS has set pathbreaking standards of survey quality at several stages of the research process. The author takes stock of the achievements on response enhancement and the study of nonresponse bias in cross-nation survey research and he discusses some remaining desiderata for the future.

Date: Sep 30, 2007

From page no: 3

To page no: 8

Newspaper/magazine: Newsletter of the IPSA Committee on Concepts and Methods

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