Measurement Errors in Surveys / Edition 1

Measurement Errors in Surveys / Edition 1

by Paul P. Biemer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471692808

ISBN-13: 9780471692805

Pub. Date: 08/24/2004

Publisher: Wiley

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WILEY-INTERSCIENCE PAPERBACK SERIES

The Wiley-Interscience Paperback Series consists of selected books that have been made more accessible to consumers in an effort to increase global appeal and general circulation. With these new unabridged softcover volumes, Wiley hopes to extend the lives of these works by making them available to future generations of statisticians, mathematicians, and scientists.

"This book will be an aid to survey statisticians and to research workers who must work with survey data."
–Short Book Reviews, International Statistical Institute

Measurement Errors in Surveys documents the current state of the field, reports new research findings, and promotes interdisciplinary exchanges in modeling, assessing, and reducing measurement errors in surveys. Providing a fundamental approach to measurement errors, the book features sections on the questionnaire, respondents and responses, interviewers and other means of data collection, the respondent-interviewer relationship, and the effects of measurement errors on estimation and data analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471692805
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/24/2004
Series:
Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics Series, #548
Pages:
760
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.11(h) x 1.46(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:
THE QUESTIONNAIRE.
The Current Status of Questionnaire Design (N. Bradburn & S. Sudman).
Context Effects in the General Social Survey (T. Smith).
RESPONDENTS AND RESPONSES.
Recall Error: Sources and Bias Reduction Techniques (D. Eisenhower, et al.).
Toward a Response Model in Establishment Surveys (W. Edwards & D. Cantor).
INTERVIEWERS AND OTHER MEANS OF DATA COLLECTION.
The Design and Analysis of Reinterview: An Overview (G. Forsman & I. Schreiner).
Expenditure Diary Surveys and Their Associated Errors (A. Silberstein & S. Scott).
MEASUREMENT ERRORS IN THE INTERVIEW PROCESS.
Cognitive Laboratory Methods: A Taxonomy (B. Forsyth & J. Lessler).
The Effect of Interviewer and Respondent Characteristics on the Quality of Survey Data: A Multilevel Model (J. Hox, et al.).
MODELING MEASUREMENT ERRORS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON ESTIMATION AND DATA ANALYSIS.
Approaches to the Modeling of Measurement Errors (P. Biemer & S. Stokes).
Evaluation of Measurement Instruments Using a Structural Modeling Approach (W. Saris & F. Andrews).
Chi-Squared Tests with Complex Survey Data Subject to Misclassification Error (J. Rao & D. Thomas).
References.
Index.

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