2015 Programme at a glance

Monday 13th July
TimeShort CourseRoom
09:30 - 12:301. The Essentials of Questionnaire Design and Testing by Annelies BlomO-202
09:30 - 12:302. Making the most of being a reviewer by Mario CallegaroO-206
09:30 - 12:303. Multilevel Structural Equation Modeling by Peter SchmidtO-201
13:30 - 16:304. Socio-Demographic Questionnaire Modules for Comparative Social Surveys by Juergen H .P. Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik & Uwe WarnerO-205
13:30 - 16:305. Latent Class Analysis for survey research by Daniel OberskiO-202
13:30 - 16:306. Statistical Learning / Machine Learning for social scientists by Matthias SchonlauO-206
13:30 - 16:307. Designing effective web surveys by Mick CouperO-201
17:00 - 18:30Welcome receptionReykjavik City Hall
Tuesday 14th July
09:00 - 09:30Conference opening
09:30 - 10:30Keynote: Lars LybergUniversity Cinema Big Hall
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30Session NameRoom
Advanced statistical modelingHT-101
Analyses of social change with cross-sectional and longitudinal data 1L-101
Assessing the Quality of Survey Data 1O-201
Assuring Measurement Quality in the Social Sciences – new standards for quality documentation 1O-106
Basic Human Values 1N-132
Comparing the individual name, address and household samples in comparative surveysHT-102
Design of Response Scales in (Mobile) Web SurveysHT-104
Experimental designs in online survey research 1L-102
Interviewers’ Deviations in Surveys 1O-202
Recent advances in business survey methodology O-206
Social indicators as predictors of subjective well-beingN-131
Surveying immigrants and minorities from a comparative cross-country perspective 1L-103
Surveying precarious topicsO-101
Using Paradata to Improve Survey Data Quality 1HT-103
Web surveys: challenges and strategiesHT-105
12:30 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:30Session NameRoom
Analyses of social change with cross-sectional and longitudinal data 2L-101
Assessing the Quality of Survey Data 2O-201
Assuring Measurement Quality in the Social Sciences – new standards for quality documentation 2L-103
Basic Human Values 2N-132
Conversations across the fence: Lessons for business survey methods drawn from social surveys, and vice-versaO-206
Direction of Response ScalesHT-104
Experimental designs in online survey research 2L-102
Interaction effects and group comparisons in nonlinear modelsHT-101
Interviewers’ Deviations in Surveys 2O-202
Survey data in composite indexes of well-being and socio-economic development 1N-131
Surveying Sensitive Issues: Challenges and Solutions 1O-101
Using Paradata to Improve Survey Data Quality 2HT-103
Web-based Surveys and Mobile DevicesHT-105
Weighting issues in complex cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys 1HT-102
15:30 - 16:00Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30Session NameRoom
Assessing the Quality of Survey Data 3O-201
Basic Human Values 3N-132
Experimental designs in online survey research 3L-102
Innovations in Computer-Assisted Data CollectionHT-103
Interviewers’ Deviations in Surveys 3O-202
Large convenience samples, quantitative research and comparative analysisO-206
Methodological developments in time use researchHT-104
New forms of data collection: mobile/web 1HT-105
Survey data in composite indexes of well-being and socio-economic development 2N-131
Surveying Sensitive Issues: Challenges and Solutions 2O-101
Surveys, ipsative and compositional data analysis (CODA)HT-101
The New Data Sharing Environment: Increasing Options, Increasing Access 1?O-106
Weighting issues in complex cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys 2HT-102
18:00 - 19:00ESRA General AssemblyHT-102 (180)
Wednesday 15th July
09:00 - 10:30Session NameRoom
Advanced survey estimation methods for treatment of non-sampling errors 1HT-101
Enhancing survey data with geocoded auxiliary data 1HT-103
European Values Study 1N-132
Experimental designs in online survey research 4L-102
Global Societal ChangeL-101
How do interviewers influence data? O-202
Intra-EU immigration: new form of migration, new challenges for survey methodology? L-103
Measurement errors in official statistical surveysO-201
Multi-actor surveysO-206
New forms of data collection: mobile/web 2HT-105
Potentials and constraints of weighting to improve survey qualityHT-102
The impact of questionnaire design on measurements in surveys 1HT-104
The New Data Sharing Environment: Increasing Options, Increasing Access 2?O-106
The use of survey data to study well-being and economic outcomesN-131
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30Session NameRoom
Advanced survey estimation methods for treatment of non-sampling errors 2HT-101
Determinants of subjective well-being or dimensions of quality of life?N-131
Enhancing survey data with geocoded auxiliary data 2HT-103
Factorial survey experimentsL-102
Global societal change 2L-101
Investigating Survey Fieldwork Processes: Interviewers and Their Strategies O-202
Lay and co-researchers in survey research - participatory survey designO-206
Measurement errors in the wealth surveys 1O-201
Modelling unit nonresponse and attrition processes 1HT-102
New forms of data collection: mobile/web 3HT-105
Social Desirability and Non-Reactive Methods in Survey Research: Improving Theory and Data Collection 2O-101
Social science data harmonization and replication: challenges and solutions for the 21st centuryO-106
Survey Research in Developing Countries 1L-103
The impact of questionnaire design on measurements in surveys 2HT-104
12:30 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:30Session NameRoom
Poster SubmissionHT-101
15:30 - 16:00Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30Session NameRoom
Long-Term Cross-National Assessment of Social CohesionN-131
Measurement errors in the wealth surveys 2O-201
Methods for Improving Causal Inference in the Social SciencesHT-101
Mobile and mixed-device surveysHT-105
Modelling unit nonresponse and attrition processes 2HT-102
Natural Experiments in Survey ResearchL-102
Social Desirability and Non-Reactive Methods in Survey Research: Improving Theory and Data Collection 1O-101
Student Involvement in SurveysO-206
Substantive Analyses of Intensive Longitudinal DataL-101
Survey Research in Developing Countries 2L-103
The impact of questionnaire design on measurements in surveys 3HT-104
Uses of Geographic Information Systems Tools in Survey Data Collection & AnalysisHT-103
Values and Value Change in a Changing World 1N-132
18.00 - 20.00ESRA Journal (Survey Research Methods) board meetingO-202 (40)
Thursday 16th July
09:00 - 10:30Session NameRoom
Analysis of Cognitive Interview Data 1O-206
Assessing and addressing measurement equivalence in cross-cultural surveys 1O-101
Linking survey data and auxiliary data sources: statistical aspects and substantive applications 1HT-103
Longitudinal surveys - challenges in running panel studies 1O-202
Measurement errors in the wealth surveys 3O-201
Measuring social relations, social networks and social capital in comparative surveys 1N-131
Multifactorial Survey Experiments (Factorial Surveys, Choice Experiments and Conjoint Analysis) 1L-102
Push2Web and Nudge2Web: Combining Mail and Online Survey Modes to Reduce Survey Errors and Survey CostHT-105
Recent developments in survey metadata capture, discovery and harmonisationO-106
Recent developments in the analysis of panel data 2L-101
Survey Research in Developing Countries 3L-103
The impact of questionnaire design on measurements in surveys 4HT-104
Unit and item nonresponse 2HT-102
Using Survey Data for Spatial Analysis 1HT-101
Values and Value Change in a Changing World 2N-132
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30Session NameRoom
Advancements of survey design in election polls and surveys 1N-132
Analysis of Cognitive Interview Data 2O-206
Assessing and addressing measurement equivalence in cross-cultural surveys 2O-101
Discussion and/or applications of SQP2.0O-201
Linking survey data and auxiliary data sources: statistical aspects and substantive applications 2HT-103
Longitudinal surveys - challenges in running panel studies 2O-202
Measuring social relations, social networks and social capital in comparative surveys 2N-131
Multifactorial Survey Experiments (Factorial Surveys, Choice Experiments and Conjoint Analysis) 2L-102
Recent developments in the analysis of panel data 1L-101
Structured Metadata: applications, processes, perspectivesO-106
Surveying children and young people 2L-103
The impact of questionnaire design on measurements in surveys 5HT-104
Unit and item nonresponse 1HT-102
Using Survey Data for Spatial Analysis 2HT-101
Web and mixed-mode data collection in National Statistics 1HT-105
12:30 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:30Session NameRoom
Advancements of survey design in election polls and surveys 2N-132
Analyzing sexual prejudice and sexual orientation with survey data 1N-131
Assessing and addressing measurement equivalence in cross-cultural surveys 3O-101
Big Data and Survey ResearchO-201
Coding with ISCO, problems and solutionsO-106
Cognition in surveys 1O-206
Going beyond the basics of questionnaire design: new and innovative approaches to instrument design in web surveys 1HT-104
Longitudinal surveys - challenges in running panel studies 3O-202
Measuring Social Networks in Large-Scale Surveys: Challenges and Practice of Ego-Centred and Complete Network Approaches 1HT-101
Methodological issues of using administrative data to improve the quality of survey data 1HT-103
Mixed methods designs combining survey data and qualitative data 1L-102
Response rates and nonresponse bias in comparative surveys 1HT-102
Surveying children and young people 1L-103
Web and mixed-mode data collection in National Statistics 2HT-105
15:30 - 16:00Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30Session NameRoom
Analyzing sexual prejudice and sexual orientation with survey data 2N-131
Cognition in surveys 2O-206
Cultural Response StylesO-101
Effects of respondent incentives in Health Interview Surveys. Differences according to survey modes, incentive strategies and incentive values 1O-202
Going beyond the basics of questionnaire design: new and innovative approaches to instrument design in web surveys 2HT-104
How to measure political participation?N-132
Measuring Social Networks in Large-Scale Surveys: Challenges and Practice of Ego-Centred and Complete Network Approaches 2HT-101
Methodological issues of using administrative data to improve the quality of survey data 2HT-103
Mixed methods designs combining survey data and qualitative data 2L-102
Mixing modes and mode effectsHT-105
Multilevel survey research, agent based modeling and social mechanisms: towards new frontiers in theory-based empirical researchL-101
Response rates and nonresponse bias in comparative surveys 2HT-102
Survey Research in Developing Countries 4L-103
18:00 - 19:00Keynote: Frauke KreuterUniversity Cinema Big Hall
20:00Conference dinnerHarpa Concert Hall - Silfurberg
Friday 17th July
09:00 - 10:30Session NameRoom
Comparability in International Comparative ResearchO-101
Effects of respondent incentives in Health Interview Surveys. Differences according to survey modes, incentive strategies and incentive values 2O-202
Estimating effects of modes and mixed modes designs 2HT-105
Methodological Aspects of the Left-right Self-placement ScaleN-132
Mixing Survey and Qualitative Data 1L-102
Multilevel Models for the Analysis of Comparative (Longitudinal) Survey Data 1L-101
New sources of data for survey research: challenges and opportunities 1O-201
Occupations and survey research: methodological and substantive applications exploiting occupations as social contexts 1O-106
Open-ended questions in web panels and web surveysHT-104
Potential and Challenges of Cognitive Interviewing and Online Probing in a Cross-National ContextO-206
Propensity score methods: methodological developments and innovative applicationsHT-101
Sample composition in online studiesHT-102
Surveying children and young people 3L-103
Technical Problems and Solutions for Record Linkage and Big Data 1HT-103
Using Surveys to Study the EnvironmentN-131
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30Session NameRoom
Comparative Welfare Research: Actors, Arenas, Attitudes 1N-132
Data Collection Management: Monitoring Bias in a Total Survey Error ContextO-202
Dealing with content validity in cross-cultural research. Methodological challenges and innovative approachesO-101
Estimating effects of modes and mixed modes designs 1HT-105
Measuring gender role attitudesN-131
Mixing Survey and Qualitative Data 2L-102
Occupations and survey research: methodological and substantive applications exploiting occupations as social contexts 2O-106
Representativeness of Surveys Using Internet-based Data CollectionHT-102
Robust Methods in Survey Design and Analysis with ApplicationsHT-101
Surveying children and young people 4L-103
Technical Problems and Solutions for Record Linkage and Big Data 2HT-103
The Nimble Survey Methodology in Addressing Humanitarian Emergencies 1HT-104
What does it mean to produce equivalent questionnaire translations 1?O-206
13:00 - 14:30Session NameRoom
Comparative Welfare Research: Actors, Arenas, Attitudes 2N-132
Health inequalities between health survey participants and non-participantsHT-102
Marrying survey methodology with survey management: Minimizing the Total Survey Error (TSE) with limited resources during fieldworkO-202
Multilevel Models for the Analysis of Comparative (Longitudinal) Survey Data 3L-101
Occupations and survey research: methodological and substantive applications exploiting occupations as social contexts 3O-106
Practical solutions for mixed mode survey users and producersHT-105
The Challenges of Survey and Administrative Data LinkageHT-103
The interplay of conceptual and measurement validity in cross-nation analysisO-101
The Nimble Survey Methodology in Addressing Humanitarian Emergencies 2HT-104
What does it mean to produce equivalent questionnaire translations 2?O-206
When do social media data align with survey responses and administrative data?O-201