Session: Adapting Interviewer Training Across Cultures

Adapting a panel study training in India: The Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI) Pilot

Esther Ullman, University of Michigan

 

Perspectives on international training

Katherine Mason, RTI International

Steven Litavecz, RTI International

David Plotner, RTI International

 

Challenges and lessons learned of conducting computer assisted personal interviewing (CAPI) training and providing capacity building supports for a national household panel survey in Ghana

Yu-chieh (Jay) Lin, University of Michigan

 

Interviewer training for a pre-school evaluation in Chad

Nathan Jones, University of Wisconsin Survey Center

 

Session: Approaches to Test for Measurement Invariance

Comparing groups that are only partially and approximately comparable: an adaptive Bayesian approach

Daniel L. Oberski, Tilburg University

 

* Measurement invariance in international large-scale assessments: Integrating theory and method

Fons van de Vijver, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Ralph Carstens, The IEA Data Processing and Research Center, Germany

Wolfram Schulz, The Australian Council for Educational Research, Australia

 

Explaining cross-national inequivalence in factor loadings and intercepts: A Bayesian multilevel SEM approach

Bart Meuleman, University of Leuven

 

Cross- and within country measurement invariance in a EU comparative research on school dropout

Ward Nouwen, University of Antwerp (Belgium)

 

Session: China Household Finance Survey

China Household Finance Survey

Daichun Yi, Survey and Research Center for China Household Finance

 

Session: Data Collection Challenges: Case Studies 1

* Data collection in cross-national and international surveys: Regional case studies

Kristen Cibelli-Hibben, University of Michigan

Beth-Ellen Pennell, University of Michigan

Jennifer Kelley, University of Michigan

Yu-chieh (Jay) Lin, University of Michigan

Sarah Hughes, Mathematica Policy Research

 

* Data collection in cross-national and international surveys: Latin America and the Caribbean

J. Daniel Montalvo, Vanderbilt University

Mitchell A. Seligson, Vanderbilt University

Elizabeth J. Zechmeister, Vanderbilt University

 

* Survey data collection in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): Challenges, strategies, & opportunities

Sarah Hughes, Mathematica Policy Research

Yu-chieh (Jay) Lin, University of Michigan

 

Session: Questionnaire Design to Facilitate Translation

Six cost-effective modules that considerably improve a master questionnaire before the actual transadaptation process begins

Musab Hayatli, cApStAn

Manuel Souto Pico, cApStAn

 

Integrating translation and adaptation in the earliest stages of questionnaire design

Maurice Martens, CentERdata

 

Session: Resources for 3MC Surveys

Recent developments in the standards for market, opinion, and social research of the International Organization for Standardization

Tom W. Smith, NORC at the University of Chicago

 

Cross-cultural survey guidelines: New and expanded

Beth-Ellen Pennell, University of Michigan

Kirsten Alcser, University of Michigan

Judi Clemens, University of Michigan

Julie de Jong, University of Michigan

Kristen Cibelli Hibben, University of Michigan

Mengyao Hu, University of Michigan

Jennifer Kelley, University of Michigan

Yu-chieh (Jay) Lin, University of Michigan

 

International program in survey and data science

Frauke Krueter, University of Maryland

 

Session: Benefits and Challenges of Open-ended Questions in Cross-cultural Surveys: Methodological Aspects, Use and Analysis

Social desirability and left-right scale placement in a cross-cultural perspective

Cornelia Zuell, GESIS

Evi Scholz, GESIS

 

Rules and regulations of health professions. A comparison of different institutions in EU countries

Anne Schaefer, University of Applied Sciences Fulda

 

Mid-point probing and mixed mode on the LR-Scale. An application of the GESIS-Dictionnaire

Volker Hufken, Univesity of Duesseldorf

 

Session: Data Collection Challenges: Case Studies 2

* Survey research in India and China

Charles Lau, RTI International

Ashish Kumar Gupta, TNS

Ellen Marks, RTI International

Chan Zhang, Fudan University

 

Multicultural, multilingual, multisocial, multi-everything: Empirical learning across 7 years of NIDS in South Africa

Mike Brown, Southern Africa Labour Development Research Unit

 

Core questionnaire and methodological criteria for working, employment and health conditions surveys in Latin America and the Caribbean

Pamela Merino-Salazar, CISAL (Center for Research in Occupational Health), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

Fernando G. Benavides, CISAL (Center for Research in Occupational Health), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

David Gimeno, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, San Antonio Campus, USA

 

Session: Global Polling: Methodological and Quality Considerations

Sampling across diverse countries and interviewing modes

Rajesh Srinivasan, Gallup

 

Data quality procedures

Anita Pugliese, Gallup

 

Use of external data for validation

Dan Foy, Gallup

 

Capacity building and quality control in authoritarian regimes

Neli Esipova, Gallup

 

Session: Innovative Tools in Computer-assisted Survey Measurement: Opportunities and Challenges

Computer assisted measurement and coding of educational qualifications in multicultural surveys: A new set of survey tools

Silke Schneider, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

 

Asking about education in multinational, multiregional and multicultural contexts: Results from cognitive pretesting in two countries

Roberto Briceno-Rosas, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

 

Development of a coding platform

Maurice Martens, CentERdata

 

Session: Interviewer Effects

Effects of field interviewer gender on smoking data from a global household survey on tobacco use

Jeremy Morton, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

 

Is acquiescence an expression of social deference? Acquiescence and interviewer effects in a survey of white and ethnically diverse Latino respondents

Rachel E. Davis, University of South Carolina

Timothy P. Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago

Sunghee Lee, University of Michigan

Chris D. Werner, University of South Carolina

Ligia I. Reyes, University of South Carolina

 

Dependence of reported height and weight on interviewers characteristics in international settings

Hayk Gyuzalyan, TNS Opinion

Elena Nikolova, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Francesca Dalla-Pozza, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Session: Questionnaire Translation Methods and Approaches

 

Experiment for testing questionnaire translation methods in the European Social Survey (ESS): “Ask the same question” versus more adaptive approaches

Brita Dorer, GESIS-Leibninz-Institute for the Social Sciences

 

Between letter and spirit: Testing survey translations with Spanish speaking respondents

Ilana Ventura, NORC at the University of Chicago

Rene Bautista, NORC at the University of Chicago

David Gleicher, NORC at the University of Chicago

Lisa Lee, NORC at the University of Chicago

Samuel C. Haffer, Office of Minority Health, U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Paul Guerino, Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics, U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Translating tobacco survey from English to Chinese: Lessons learned

Luhua Zhao, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Jeremy Morton, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

 

* Preventing differences in translated survey items using survey quality prediction (SQP)

Diana Zavala-Rojas, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Willem Saris, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Irmtraud Gallhofer, Universitat Pompeu Fabra