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ESRA 2023 sessions by theme

Survey methodology and survey practice

Adapting survey mode in a changing survey landscape: Experiences from repeat cross-national, cross-sectional, and general social surveys

Agility and the Survey Life-Cycle - If and what survey practitioners can learn from software development

Analyzing interaction between interviewers and sample members to better understand survey participation and data quality

Approximating Probability Samples in the Absence of Sampling Frames

Creating a Physically and Psychologically Safe Research Environment

Cross-national probability-based web or mixed mode panels

Failures in Survey Experiments

Frenemies: Understanding and interpreting the impact of answer scale orientation on survey data quality

Innovations in the conceptualization, measurement, and reduction of respondent burden

Methods for questionnaire development: SQP, Cognitive Interviewing, and others

Mixing Modes in Longitudinal Surveys

Overcoming challenges in mobile questionnaire design

Push-to-Web Surveys: Challenges and Opportunities

Restarting the debate on unipolar vs. bipolar rating scales

Sensitive Questions and Social Desirability: Theory and Methods

Survey and Question Evaluation in a Rapid Survey Environment

Survey Nonresponse Trends and Trust in Surveys: A global perspective on the current survey climate

Surveying Older People in Times of Crisis: Methodological Issues

Tailoring push-to-web for different audiences

The International Social Survey Programme (ISSP) - data quality issues in cross-national perspective

Towards Net Zero: Decreasing the environmental impact of surveys

Innovation in surveys: new methods and sources of data

Applications, Potentials, and Challenges when Using Google Trends in Combination or as Substitute for Surveys

Challenges and Consequences of Switching Face-to-Face Population Surveys to Self-Completion (Mixed-Mode) Designs

Combining Data Science and Survey Research to Improve (Training) Data Quality

Current Developments in Mobility Survey Methods

Data collection with wearable devices

Digital public health: Monitoring mental health through mobile approaches in youth

Evaluating Quality of Alternative Data Sources to Surveys

From surveys to digital behavior: Data quality concepts, quality indicators, and linkage errors

Human-like communication forms in web surveys

Inattentiveness and Satisficing in Self-Administered Surveys

Live video interviewing in survey practice

Participatory, collaborative survey design and survey co-production

Questionnaire translation and the global crises – new challenges and opportunities

Recent Developments in Privacy Research

Recruiting Web Surveys via Postal-Mail: Best-Practice, Experiments, and Innovation

Smart surveys: Data collection and logistics.

Smart surveys: Measurement, data processing and data integration

Social Science Research Infrastructure Landscape in Europe: Innovation and Progress in Scientific Research and Social Policy

Sources of resistance to digital data collection: Privacy concerns, digital trust and data literacy

Surveying or gaming: How to best measure socio-economic behaviors and attitudes?

Using Internet Surveys in Cross-National Research

Wearables, Apps and Sensors for Data Collection

Reducing total survey error

Assessing the Quality of Survey Data

Boost that respondent motivation!

Falsification detection in times of crisis: Challenges, opportunities, and new directions

Improving the representativeness, response rates and data quality of longitudinal surveys

Interviewer-Assisted or Not? Strengths and Drawbacks of Mode Transitions in Times of Crisis

Item Nonresponse and Unit Nonresponse in Panel Studies

Measurement Error: Factors Influencing the Quality of Survey Data and Possible Corrections

New technologies in surveys with refugees

Opportunities and Challenges in Dealing with Selection Bias in Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Surveys

Reducing and measuring nonresponse bias in times of crisis: Challenges, opportunities, and new directions

Data management, processing, and documentation

Best practices in research data lifecycle during pandemic times

Digital technologies for the data lifecycle of large-scale surveys

Metadata uplift, machine learning and sustainable methods for metadata curation

Occupation Coding

Occupational Classifications and Derived Status Indices: Challenges and New Approaches

Post-survey data: curation and technical data management

Safe research data sharing: disclosivity and sensitivity issues

State of the Metadata Infrastructure

Data linkage and data harmonization

Contexts of VET and HE: Measuring, linking, and analyzing data

Data donation and linking digital trace data

Experiments in asking for informed consent to data linkage in general population studies

Innovating social research by using existing survey data to build new databases

Integrating Data from Different Survey Projects

Linking Survey Data with Geospatial Data: Potentials, Methods, and Challenges

Pitfalls in data integration

Socio-demographic and socio-economic variables in different data sources

Survey Data Harmonisation

Survey research in pilot-municipalities projects

Developments in survey analysis techniques

Analyzing Open-Ended Questions in Survey Research

Contemporary issues in measurement invariance research

The potential of survey and questionnaire design to achieve measurement invariance

Using Panel Surveys to Study Values and Beliefs in Times of Crisis

Substantive applications of survey research

Basic Human Values

Children and Youth cohort studies: developments and innovations

Concise results from the European Social Survey

Cross-national multi-purpose survey data as a resource for political research

European Values Study and World Values Survey: Exploring New Survey Findings and Addressing Methodological Challenges

Improvement of measurements in health research

Mental health as social indicator in times of crisis

New Developments and Challenges in Measuring Socioeconomic Status

New Social Norms in Times of Covid-19: Challenges for Survey Research

Out of Touch - Potential of Spatial Structure Indicators to Analyse Social and Educational Inequality

Perceptions of Inequality and Justice

Survey methods for studying the impact of multiple crises on attitudes towards the EU: findings and methodological challenges

Hard to reach populations

Developments in survey methods and analysis about LGBTI+ populations

Intersectionality and Sample Surveys

Quantitative and qualitative methods to survey hard-to-reach populations

Sampling migrants in general population surveys

Social Media Ads as a tool for targeted survey sampling

Surveying Ukrainian Refugees in Europe: Implementation, Methods, Challenges, and Exchange of Experiences

The LGBTQI* challenge: How to include sexual and gender minorities in general population, longitudinal and cross-national surveys?

Measuring concepts

Beyond Migration Background: recent trends and developments in surveying immigrants and their descendants

Cultural Capital in a Digitalized World

Measuring crime in times of change: survey developments and challenges

Measuring sex and gender identity in social surveys: the next phase

Measuring skill mismatches and qualification mismatches. Current trends, challenges and opportunities.


Historical and philosophical reflections on survey sampling