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Advances in Comparative Survey Methods: Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts (3MC)

Advances in Comparative Survey Methods: Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts (3MC)

Timothy P. Johnson (Editor), Beth-Ellen Pennell (Editor), Ineke A. L. Stoop (Editor), Brita Dorer (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-88499-7

Oct 2018

1120 pages

Description

Covers the latest methodologies and research on international comparative surveys with contributions from noted experts in the field 

Advances in Comparative Survey Methodology examines the most recent advances in methodology and operations as well as the technical developments in international survey research. With contributions from a panel of international experts, the text includes information on the use of Big Data in concert with survey data, collecting biomarkers, the human subject regulatory environment, innovations in data collection methodology and sampling techniques, use of paradata across the survey lifecycle, metadata standards for dissemination, and new analytical techniques.

 This important resource:

  • Contains contributions from key experts in their respective fields of study from around the globe
  • Highlights innovative approaches in resource poor settings, and innovative approaches to combining survey and other data
  • Includes material that is organized within the total survey error framework
  • Presents extensive and up-to-date references throughout the book

Written for students and academic survey researchers and market researchers engaged in comparative projects, this text represents a unique collaboration that features the latest methodologies and research on global comparative surveys.

Table of Contents

 

Preface

Notes on contributors

 

Introduction

 

Chapter 1: The Promise and Challenge of 3MC Research

Timothy P. Johnson, Beth-Ellen Pennell, Ineke Stoop, and Brita Dorer

 

Chapter 2: Improving Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Comparability (3MC) Using the Total Survey Error (TSE) Paradigm

Tom W. Smith

 

Chapter 3: Addressing Equivalence and Bias in Cross-cultural Survey Research within a Mixed Methods Framework

Jose-Luis Padilla, Isabel Benítez, and Fons J. R. van de Vijver

 

Section 1: Sampling Approaches

 

Chapter 4: Innovative Sample Designs Using GIS Technology

Stephanie Eckman, Kristen Himelein, and Jill Dever

 

Chapter 5: Within-household Selection of Respondents

Achim Koch

           

Section 2: Cross-cultural Questionnaire Design and Testing

 

Chapter 6: Overview of Questionnaire Design and Testing

Julie de Jong, Brita Dorer, Sunghee Lee, Ting Yan, and Ana Villar

 

Chapter 7: Sensitive Questions in Comparative Surveys

Anna Andreenkova and Debra Javeline

 

Chapter 8: Implementing a Multinational Study of Questionnaire Design

Henning Silber, Tobias H. Stark, Annelies G. Blom, and Jon A. Krosnick

 

Chapter 9: Using Anchoring Vignettes to Correct for Differential Response Scale Usage in 3MC Surveys

Mengyao Hu, Sunghee Lee and Hongwei Xu

 

Chapter 10: Conducting Cognitive Interviewing Studies to Examine Survey Question Comparability

Kristen Miller

 

Chapter 11: Setting up the Cognitive Interview Task for Non-English Speaking Participants in the U.S.

Hyunjoo Park and Patricia L. Goerman

 

Chapter 12: Working Towards Comparable Meaning of Different Language Versions of Survey Instruments: Do Monolingual and Bilingual Cognitive Testing Respondents Help to Uncover the Same Issues?

Patricia L. Goerman, Mikelyn Meyers, Mandy Sha, Hyunjoo Park, and Alisu Schoua-Glusberg

 

Chapter 13: Examining the Comparability of Behavior Coding Across Cultures

Timothy P. Johnson, Allyson L. Holbrook, Young Ik Cho, Sharon Shavitt, Noel Chavez, and Saul Weiner

 

Section 3: Languages, Translation and Adaptation 

 

Chapter 14: How to Choose Interview Language in Different Countries

Anna Andreenkova

 

Chapter 15: Can the Language of Survey Administration Influence Respondent’s Answers?

Emilia Peytcheva

 

Chapter 16: Documenting the Survey Translation and Monitoring Process

Dorothée Behr, Steve Dept, and Elica Krajceva

 

Chapter 17: Preventing Differences in Translated Survey Items using the Survey Quality Predictor

Diana Zavala-Rojas, Willem Saris, and Irmtraud Gallhofer

 

Section 4: Mixed Mode and Mixed Methods

 

Chapter 18. The Design and Implementation of Mixed Mode Surveys

Edith D. de Leeuw, Z. Tuba Suzer-Gurtekin, and Joop Hox

 

Chapter 19: Mixed Mode Surveys: Design, Estimation and Adjustment Methods

Z. Tuba Suzer-Gurtekin, Richard Valliant, Steven G. Heeringa, Edith D. de Leeuw

 

Chapter 20: Mixed Methods in a Comparative Context: Technology and New Opportunities for Social Science Research

Nathalie E. Williams and Dirgha J. Ghimire

 

Section 5: Response Styles

 

Chapter 21: Cross-cultural Comparability of Response Patterns of Subjective Probability Questions

Sunghee Lee, Florian Keusch, Norbert Schwarz, Mingnan Liu, and Z. Tuba Suzer-Gurtekin

 

Chapter 22: Response Styles in Cross-cultural Surveys

Mingnan Liu, Z. Tuba Suzer-Gurtekin, Florian Keusch, and Sunghee Lee

 

Chapter 23: Examining Translation and Respondents’ Use of Response Scales in 3MC Surveys

Ting Yan and Mengyao Hu

 

Section 6: Data Collection Challenges and Approaches

 

Chapter 24: Data Collection in Cross-national and International Surveys: Regional Case Studies

Kristen Cibelli Hibben, Beth-Ellen Pennell, Sarah M. Hughes, Yu-chieh Lin, and Jennifer Kelley

 

Chapter 25: Survey Data Collection in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): Challenges, Strategies, and Opportunities

Sarah M. Hughes and Yu-chieh Lin

 

Chapter 26: Survey Challenges and Strategies in the Middle East and Arab Gulf Regions

Justin Gengler, Kien Trung Le, and David Howell

 

Chapter 27. Data Collection in Cross-national and International Surveys: Latin America and the Caribbean

J. Daniel Montalvo, Mitchell A. Seligson, and Elizabeth J. Zechmeister

 

Chapter 28: Survey Research in India and China

Charles Q. Lau, Ellen Marks, and Ashish Kumar Gupta

 

Chapter 29. Best Practices for Panel Maintenance and Retention

Nicole Watson, Eva Leissou, Heidi Guyer, and Mark Wooden

 

Chapter 30: Collection of Biomeasures in a Cross-national Setting: Experiences in SHARE

Luzia M. Weiss, Joseph W. Sakshaug, and Axel Börsch-Supan

 

Chapter 31: Multinational Event History Calendar Interviewing

Yfke P. Ongena, Marieke Haan, and Wil Dijkstra

 

Chapter 32: Ethical Considerations in the Total Survey Error Context

Julie A. J. de Jong

 

Chapter 33: Linking Auxiliary Data to Survey Data, Ethical and Legal Challenges in Europe and the U.S.

Kirstine Kolsrud, Linn-Merethe Rod, and Katrine U. Segadal

 

Section 7: Quality Control and Monitoring

 

Chapter 34: Organizing and Managing Comparative Surveys

Lesli Scott, Peter Ph. Mohler, and Kristen Cibelli Hibben

 

Chapter 35: Case Studies on Monitoring Interviewer Behavior in International and Multinational Surveys

Zeina Mneimneh, Lars Lyberg, Sharan Sharma, Mahesh Vyas, Dhananjay Bal Sathe, Frederic Malter,  and Yasmin Altwaijri

 

Chapter 36: New Frontiers in Detecting Data Fabrication

Michael Robbins

 

Section 8: Nonresponse

 

Chapter 37: Comparing Nonresponse and Nonresponse Biases in Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Contexts

James Wagner and Ineke Stoop

 

Chapter 38: Geographic Correlates of Nonresponse in California: A Cultural Ecosystems Perspective

Matt Jans, Kevin McLaughlin, Joseph Viana, David Grant, Royce Park, and Ninez A Ponce

 

Chapter 39: Additional Languages and Representativeness

Oliver Lipps and Michael Ochsner

 

Section 9: Multi-group Analysis

 

Chapter 40: Measurement Invariance in International Large-scale Assessments: Integrating Theory and Method

Deana Desa, Fons J. R. van de Vijver, Ralph Carstens, and Wolfram Schulz

 

Chapter 41: Approximate Measurement Invariance

Kimberley Lek, Daniel Oberski, Eldad Davidov, Jan Cieciuch, Daniel Seddig, and Peter Schmidt

 

Section 10: Harmonization, Data Documentation and Dissemination

 

Chapter 42: Data Harmonization, Data Documentation and Dissemination

Peter Granda

 

Chapter 43: Basic Principles of Survey Data Recycling

Kazimierz M Slomczynski and Irina Tomescu-Dubrow

 

Chapter 44: Survey Data Harmonization and the Quality of Data Documentation in Cross-national Surveys

Marta Kolczynska and Matthew Schoene

 

Chapter 45: Identification of Processing Errors in Cross-national Surveys

Olena Oleksiyenko, Ilona Wysmułek, and Anastas Vangeli

 

Chapter 46: Item Metadata as Controls for Ex-Post Harmonization of International Survey Projects

Marta Kolczynska and Kazimierz M. Slomczynski

 

Chapter 47: The Past, Present and Future of Statistical Weights in International Survey Projects: Implications for Survey Data Harmonization

Marcin W. Zielinski, Przemek Powalko, and Marta Kolczynska

 

Section 11: Looking Forward

 

Chapter 48: Prevailing Issues and the Future of Comparative Surveys

Lars Lyberg, Lilli Japec, and Can Tongur  

 

Index