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Out now! SRM Special Issue on Covid-19

It is here! The special issue of Survey Research Methods (SRM) on "Survey Research Methods in the Corona-Crisis" has now been published. Articles include:

- Commentaries by Jonas Klingwort and Rainer Schnell on "Critical Limitations of Digital epidemiology: Why COVID-19 Apps Are Useless"; Ines Schaurer and Bernd Weiß on "Investigating selection bias of online surveys on coronavirus-related behavioral outcomes: An example utilizing the GESIS Panel Special Survey on the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Outbreak in Germany"; Lena Hipp, Mareike Bünning, Stefan Munnes and Armin Sauermann on "Problems and pitfalls of retrospective survey questions in COVID-19 studies"; Julia C. Post, Fabian Class and Ulrich Kohler on "Unit nonresponse biases in estimates of SARS-CoV-2 prevalence"

- Design proposals by Rainer Schnell and Menno Smid on "Methodological Problems and Solutions in Sampling for Epidemiological COVID-19 Research"; Alicia Frasier, Heidi Guyer, Laura DiGrande, Rose Domanico, Darryl Cooney and Stephanie Eckman on "Design for a Mail Survey to Determine Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Antibodies in the United States"; Diego Rafael Moraes Silva and Camila Mont'Alverne on "Assessing vulnerable populations during the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak a mixed-methods approach"; Michael Weinhardt and Julia Bartosch on "Surveying Entrepreneurs’ Perception of Society in Times of Corona: A proposal", Andrew Goodman-Bacon and Jan Marcus on "Using Difference-in-Differences to Identify Causal Effects of COVID-19 Policies"

- Research initiatives on "Partnering with a global platform to inform research and public policy making. What needs to be in place to make a global COVID-19 survey work?" by Frauke Kreuter, Neta Barkay, Alyssa Bilinski, Adrianne Bradford, Samantha Chiu, Roee Eliat, Junchuan Fan, Tal Galili, Daniel Haimovich, Brian Kim, Sarah LaRocca, Yao Li, Katherine Morris, Stanley Presser, Tal Sarig, Joshua A. Salomon, Kathleen Stewart, Elizabeth A. Stuart and Ryan Tibshirani; "Combined mobile-phone and social-media sampling for web survey on social effects of COVID-19 in Spain" by Sebastian Rinken, Juan-Antonio Domínguez-Álvarez, Manuel Trujillo, Regina Lafuente, Rafaela Sotomayor and Rafael Serrano-del-Rosal; "High Frequency and High Quality Survey Data Collection: The Corona Study" by Annelies G. Blom, Carina Cornesse, Sabine Friedel, Ulrich Krieger, Marina Fikel, Tobias Rettig, Alexander Wenz, Julian Axenfeld, Katja Möhring, Elias Naumann, Maximiliane Reifenscheid, Roni Lehrer and Sebastian Juhl; "Tracking the Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Lives of American Households" by Arie Kapteyn, Marco Angrisani, Dan Bennett, Wändi Bruine de Bruin, Jill Darling, Tania Gutsche, Ying Liu, Erik Meijer, Francisco Perez-Arce, Simone Schaner, Kyla Thomas and Bas Weerman; "Investigating the social, economic and political consequences of Covid-19: A rolling cross-section approach" by Cristiano Vezzoni, Riccardo Ladini, Francesco Molteni, Giulia M. Dotti Sani, Ferruccio Biolcati, Antonio Chiesi, Marco Maraffi, Simona Guglielmi, Andrea Pedrazzani and Paolo Segatti; "The Need for Household Panel Surveys in Times of Crisis: The Case of SOEP-CoV" by Simon Kühne, Martin Kroh, Stefan Liebig and Sabine Zinn; "Can we directly survey adherence to non-pharmaceutical interventions? Evidence from a list experiment conducted in Germany during the early Corona pandemic" by Peter Selb and Simon Munzert; "Cross-National Design to Estimate Effects of COVID-Induced Non-Pharmacological Interventions" by Dean Lillard

- Adaptions including contribution on "Collecting survey data among the 50+ population during the COVID-19 outbreak: The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)" Annette Scherpenzeel, Kathrin Axt, Michael Bergmann, Salima Douhou, Andrea Oepen, Gregor Sand, Karin Schuller, Stephanie Stuck, Melanie Wagner, Axel Börsch-Supan; "The impact of Covid-19 on fieldwork efforts and planning in pairfam and FReDA-GGS" by Tobias Gummer, Claudia Schmiedeberg, Martin Bujard, Pablo Christmann, Karsten Hank, Tanja Kunz, Detlev Lück, Franz J. Neyer; "Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Labor Market Surveys at the German Institute for Employment Research" by Joseph W. Sakshaug, Jonas Beste, Mustafa Coban, Tanja Fendel, Georg-Christoph Haas, Sebastian Hülle, Yuliya Kosyakova, Corinna König, Frauke Kreuter, Benjamin Küfner, Bettina Müller, Christopher Osiander, Silvia Schwanhäuser, Gesine Stephan, Ehsan Vallizadeh, Marieke Volkert, Claudia Wenzig, Christian Westermeier, Cordula Zabel, Stefan Zins; "How Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic" by Jonathan Burton, Peter Lynn and Michaela Benzeval; Effects of the COVID-19 Crisis on Survey Fieldwork: Experience and Lessons From Two Major Supplements to the U.S. Panel Study of Income Dynamics" by Narayan Sastry, Katherine McGonagle and Paula Fomby; "COVID-19 lockdown during field work: Challenges and strategies in continuing the survey" by Gisela Will, Regina Becker and Dominik Weigand.

Full articles can be accessed on the SRM webpage.

Happy reading!

Submitted: 2020-06-04