ESRA 2017 Programme

ESRA has confirmed Prof. Dr. Edith de Leeuw (Utrecht University) and Ms. Beth-Ellen Pennell (University of Michigan) as keynote speakers for the ESRA 2017 conference!

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All short courses are in Instituto de Ciências Sociais

ESRA scientific programme at a glance:

Monday 17th July
TimeShort CourseLocation
09:00 - 12:00The Essentials of Survey Methodology by Caroline RobertsRoom "Polivalente"
The Mechanics of Longitudinal Data Analysis by Oliver LippsRoom 3
Text Mining Applied to Open-Ended Questions by Matthias SchonlauAuditorium A. Sedas Nunes
Experimental Design for Survey Research by Rui Costa LopesRoom 1
Introduction to Latent Class Analysis by Alexandru CernatRoom 2
13:00 - 16:00Applications of Big Data to Social Sciences by Claudia Abreu LopesAuditorium A. Sedas Nunes
Usability Testing for Survey Research: How to and Best Practices by Emily Geisen and Jennifer Romano BergstromRoom 1
Smartphones: From Surveys to Sensors by Peter Lugtig and Vera ToepoelRoom "Polivalente"
Designing Questionnaires for Cross-Cultural Surveys by Ana Villar and Dorothée BehrRoom 3
Introduction to Social Network Analysis by Anuška FerligojRoom 2
15.30 – 16.30RegistrationsAula Magna
16.30 - 17.00Conference openingAula Magna
17.00 - 18.00Keynote speech by Prof. Edith de LeeuwAula Magna
18.00 – 19.30Welcome receptionAula Magna
Tuesday 18th July
08:00 - 09:00RegistrationsGround floor Building F2
09:00 - 10:30SessionsRoom
How surveys and big data can work together 1F2 102
Power of Survey Research in Evidence-Based Policymaking 1F2 103
Get in touch - Stay in touch: Methodological and procedural efforts and advancements regarding field access and panel maintenance 1F2 104
Social Capital & TrustF2 105
Surveying Children and Young People 1F2 107
Mixed Methods and the Limits of Social Research 1F2 108
It’s the Interviewers! New developments in interviewer effects research 1N AUD5
Overview of open access European survey data 1N 101
Using paradata to assess and improve survey data quality 1Q2 AUD1 CGD
Measuring and modeling response behavior and response quality in web surveys 1Q2 AUD2
Assessing Non-Cognitive Skills in Large Scale AssessmentsQ2 AUD3
Researching Sensitive Topics: Improving Theory and Survey Design 1Q4 ANF1
Cognition in surveysQ4 ANF2
Estimating Households’ consumption for surveys of income and wealthQ4 ANF3
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30SessionsRoom
How surveys and big data can work together 2F2 102
Power of Survey Research in Evidence-Based Policymaking 2F2 103
Get in touch - Stay in touch: Methodological and procedural efforts and advancements regarding field access and panel maintenance 2F2 104
Societal well-being & happinessF2 105
Questionnaire translation in theory and practice: achievements, challenges, and innovations 1F2 106
Surveying Children and Young People 2F2 107
Mixed Methods and the Limits of Social Research 2F2 108
Comparative survey analysis using WVS data: social challenges and global value shiftsF2 109
It’s the Interviewers! New developments in interviewer effects research 2N AUD5
Overview of open access European survey data 2N 101
Using paradata to assess and improve survey data quality 2Q2 AUD1 CGD
Measuring and modeling response behavior and response quality in web surveys 2Q2 AUD2
Satisficing in Surveys: Theoretical and Methodological Developments 1Q2 AUD3
Researching Sensitive Topics: Improving Theory and Survey Design 2Q4 ANF1
Question Pretesting and Evaluation: Challenges and Current Practices 1Q4 ANF2
New technologies to improve the measurement of household financesQ4 ANF3
12:30 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:30SessionsRoom
Linking Big Data and Surveys in Practice: Solutions for Respondents Privacy ProtectionF2 102
The agony of attrition - challenges in longitudinal studies 1F2 104
Subjective well-being and Sustainable Development F2 105
Questionnaire translation in theory and practice: achievements, challenges, and innovations 2F2 106
Surveying Children and Young People 3F2 107
Mixed Methods - Epistemological and Methodological Issues 1F2 108
Values in Development: New Findings and New Challenges from the World Values SurveyF2 109
Improving Response in Government Surveys 1N AUD4
It’s the Interviewers! New developments in interviewer effects research 3N AUD5
Overview of open access European survey data 3N 101
Using paradata to assess and improve survey data quality 3Q2 AUD1 CGD
Push2web surveys: How to encourage people to go online when using a different contact mode? 1Q2 AUD2
Satisficing in Surveys: Theoretical and Methodological Developments 2Q2 AUD3
Researching Sensitive Topics: Improving Theory and Survey Design 3Q4 ANF1
Question Pretesting and Evaluation: Challenges and Current Practices 2Q4 ANF2
15:30 - 16:00Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30SessionsRoom
Administrative data linking: why not?F2 102
The agony of attrition - challenges in longitudinal studies 2F2 104
Analyses of social change with cross-sectional and longitudinal data 1F2 105
Questionnaire translation in theory and practice: achievements, challenges, and innovations 3F2 106
Doing Research on Children and Young PeopleF2 107
Mixed Methods - Epistemological and Methodological Issues 2F2 108
Basic human valuesF2 109
Improving Response in Government Surveys 2N AUD4
It’s the Interviewers! New developments in interviewer effects research 4N AUD5
Overview of open access European survey data 4N 101
Using paradata to assess and improve survey data quality 4Q2 AUD1 CGD
Push2web surveys: How to encourage people to go online when using a different contact mode? 2Q2 AUD2
Satisficing in Surveys: Theoretical and Methodological Developments 3Q2 AUD3
Researching Sensitive Topics: Improving Theory and Survey Design 4Q4 ANF1
Innovations and Advanced Techniques for Question Testing and EvaluationQ4 ANF2
Income and wealth inequalityQ4 ANF3
18:00 - 19:00ESRA General AssemblyQ2 AUD1 CGD
Wednesday 19th July
09:00 - 10:30SessionsRoom
Administrative Records for Survey Methodology 1F2 102
Handling missing data 1F2 103
Life course research 1F2 104
Analyses of social change with cross-sectional and longitudinal data 2F2 105
Methodological, Practical and Theoretical Challenges in Research on Refugees 1F2 106
Analyzing the lives of LGBTI people - survey approaches to LGBTI persons, couples and families 1F2 107
Mixed methodsF2 108
The Study of Value Change Using European Values Surveys 1F2 109
Adaptive and Responsive Designs in Complex Surveys: Recent Advancements and Challenges 1N AUD4
It’s the Interviewers! New developments in interviewer effects research 5N AUD5
Overview of open access European survey data 5N 101
Assessing the Quality of Survey Data 1Q2 AUD1 CGD
Probability-based research panels 1Q2 AUD2
Response Format and Response Behavior 1Q2 AUD3
Biomeasure Collection in Social Surveys - Challenges and Opportunities 1Q4 ANF1
Measurement Invariance: Testing for it and Explaining Why It Is Absent 1Q4 ANF2
Measuring education across different institutional settings: Lessons from longitudinal and cross-national studiesQ4 ANF3
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30SessionsRoom
Administrative Records for Survey Methodology 2F2 102
Handling missing data 2F2 103
Life course research 2F2 104
Analyzing Social Mechanisms in Life-Course Research 1F2 105
Methodological, Practical and Theoretical Challenges in Research on Refugees 2F2 106
Analyzing the lives of LGBTI people - survey approaches to LGBTI persons, couples and families 2F2 107
Mixed Methods Sampling Procedures: Techniques, Methodological Problems, and Meta-InferencesF2 108
The Study of Value Change Using European Values Surveys 2F2 109
Adaptive and Responsive Designs in Complex Surveys: Recent Advancements and Challenges 2N AUD4
The role of interviewers in personal interviews and test situationsN AUD5
Comparative Survey Research Methodology using the European Social SurveyN 101
Assessing the Quality of Survey Data 2Q2 AUD1 CGD
Probability-based research panels 2Q2 AUD2
Response Format and Response Behavior 2Q2 AUD3
Biomeasure Collection in Social Surveys - Challenges and Opportunities 2Q4 ANF1
Measurement Invariance: Testing for it and Explaining Why It Is Absent 2Q4 ANF2
Measuring and Coding Complex Items: (Semi-) Automated Solutions 1Q4 ANF3
12:30 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:30Poster SessionGround floor New Building
15:30 - 16:00Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30SessionsRoom
Administrative Records for Survey Methodology 3F2 102
Handling missing data 3F2 103
Panel Conditioning in Longitudinal SurveysF2 104
Analyzing Social Mechanisms in Life-Course Research 2F2 105
Analyzing the lives of LGBTI people - survey approaches to LGBTI persons, couples and families 3F2 107
Participatory survey design and survey data co-productionF2 108
Adaptive and Responsive Designs in Complex Surveys: Recent Advancements and Challenges 3N AUD4
Third-Party Presence in Face-to-Face SurveysN AUD5
Conducting high quality random probability surveys in Europe - problems, solutions and lessons learntN 101
Assessing the Quality of Survey Data 3Q2 AUD1 CGD
Probability-based research panels 3Q2 AUD2
Response format & response behaviourQ2 AUD3
Biomeasure Collection in Social Surveys - Challenges and Opportunities 3Q4 ANF1
Measurement Invariance: Testing for it and Explaining Why It Is Absent 3Q4 ANF2
Measuring and Coding Complex Items: (Semi-) Automated Solutions 2Q4 ANF3
Thursday 20th July
09.30 - 10.30Keynote speech by Ms. Beth-Ellen PennellAuditorium CGD and Noble Salon (Quelhas)
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30SessionsRoom
Administrative Records for Survey Methodology 4F2 102
Using Survey Data for Spatial AnalysisF2 103
Panel attrition 1F2 104
Integrating migrants into representative cross-sectional and longitudinal survey designs 1F2 106
Different methods, same results? Comparing the consequences of alternative methods of data collection and analysis 1F2 108
Putting data in the driver’s seat: The role of active (meta-)data in survey data management 1N AUD4
Deviations and Fraud in Surveys - the Impact of Motivation and Incentives 1N AUD5
Challenges of long-term repeated cross sectional attitude surveysN 101
Assessing the Quality of Survey Data 4Q2 AUD1 CGD
Adapting online surveys for mobile devices 1Q2 AUD2
Online probing: Cognitive interviewing techniques in online surveys and online pretesting 1Q2 AUD3
Advancements in Adjusting for Measurement Error in Statistical ModelsQ4 ANF2
Occupation coding 1Q4 ANF3
12:30 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:30SessionsRoom
Administrative Records for Survey Methodology 5F2 102
Uses of Geographic Information Systems Tools in Survey Data Collection & AnalysisF2 103
Panel attrition 2F2 104
Electoral research & polling 1F2 105
Integrating migrants into representative cross-sectional and longitudinal survey designs 2F2 106
Recruiting and surveying special populations 1F2 107
Different methods, same results? Comparing the consequences of alternative methods of data collection and analysis 2F2 108
Putting data in the driver’s seat: The role of active (meta-)data in survey data management 2N AUD4
Deviations and Fraud in Surveys - the Impact of Motivation and Incentives 2N AUD5
Essential Survey Data for Market AnalyticsN 101
Assessing the Quality of Survey Data 5Q2 AUD1 CGD
Adapting online surveys for mobile devices 2Q2 AUD2
Online probing: Cognitive interviewing techniques in online surveys and online pretesting 2Q2 AUD3
Direction of Response ScalesQ4 ANF2
Occupation coding 2Q4 ANF3
15:30 - 16:00Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30SessionsRoom
Proper and robust multiple imputation of complex dataF2 103
Panel and Survival Techniques for Complex Survey DataF2 104
Electoral research & polling 2F2 105
Sampling Migrants and Other Mobile Groups as Hard-to-Reach PopulationsF2 106
Recruiting and surveying special populations 2F2 107
Different methods, same results? Comparing the consequences of alternative methods of data collection and analysis 3F2 108
Quality Improvement and Increase of Cost Efficiency in Telephone Surveys for Researchers and Agencies: Metadata and Model based Optimization of Response Rates and Production RatesN AUD4
Matrix design for social surveysN 101
Data quality in non-probabilistic online surveysQ2 AUD1 CGD
Improving Mobile Web QuestionnairesQ2 AUD2
Online probing: Cognitive interviewing techniques in online surveys and online pretesting 3Q2 AUD3
Assessing Sleep, Diet and Physical Activity in Survey Research: Measurement Methods and Potential IssuesQ4 ANF1
Occupation coding 3Q4 ANF3
18:00 - 19:00Guided visit to Orient Foundation MuseumOrient Foundation Museum
19:00Conference dinnerOrient Foundation Museum
Friday 21st July
09:00 - 10:30SessionsRoom
Quantitative Spatial Analysis of Micro and Macro Data: Methodological Challenges and Solutions 1F2 102
Matching, weighting and related techniques for the estimation of causal effectsF2 103
Measuring the change (or the lack of) of political attitudes 1F2 105
Surveying non-native speakers of the survey language(s): Representation, coverage, data qualityF2 106
Surveying elderly and people with age-associated cognitive impairment - barriers, challenges and opportunitiesF2 107
Mixing modes and mode effectsF2 108
Unanticipated Effects of Drive to Increase Response RatesN AUD4
The teaching and learning survey research methods: developing pedagogyN AUD5
Ethics in researchN 101
Representing the population: Improving European sampling practices 1Q2 AUD1 CGD
Mixed-Device Surveys and Device PreferenceQ2 AUD2
Benefits and Challenges of Open-ended Questions 1Q2 AUD3
Testing the Behavioral Validity of Survey ExperimentsQ4 ANF2
Occupations and survey research: methodological and substantive applications on the occupation-inequality link 1Q4 ANF3
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30SessionsRoom
Quantitative Spatial Analysis of Micro and Macro Data: Methodological Challenges and Solutions 2F2 102
Surveys, ipsative and compositional data analysis (CODA)F2 103
Measuring the change (or the lack of) of political attitudes 2F2 105
Survey Research in the Developing World: A Transferral of Western Methods or a Context-Driven Approach?F2 106
Special populationsF2 107
Mixed modes & mode effects 2F2 108
What do we tell them, and how? Reviewing current practices for communicating about surveys with respondents 1N AUD4
Reflecting on Failed ResearchN AUD5
Meta-Analysis in Survey MethodologyN 101
Representing the population: Improving European sampling practices 2Q2 AUD1 CGD
New measurement capabilities of mobile devicesQ2 AUD2
Benefits and Challenges of Open-ended Questions 2Q2 AUD3
Validity of Vignette-DesignsQ4 ANF2
Occupations and survey research: methodological and substantive applications on the occupation-inequality link 2Q4 ANF3
12:30 - 13:00Coffee Break
13:00 - 14:30SessionsRoom
Quantitative Spatial Analysis of Micro and Macro Data: Methodological Challenges and Solutions 3F2 102
Measuring the change (or the lack of) of political attitudes 3F2 105
Survey research in Conflict Areas: Learnings from Case StudiesF2 106
Mixed modes & mode effects 1F2 108
What do we tell them, and how? Reviewing current practices for communicating about surveys with respondents 2N AUD4
Is Clean Data Better?N 101
Passive Mobile Data CollectionQ2 AUD2
Measurement issues in household surveysQ4 ANF3