Plenary: Comparative Survey Design and Implementation: Past, Present, and Future

What’s past is prologue: The origin, development, and forming of cross-national survey research

Tom W. Smith, NORC at the University of Chicago

Why every survey is a 3MC survey

Ineke Stoop, Institute for Social Research/SCP and the European Social Survey

Facing the future: Opportunities and challenges for cross-national surveys: A European perspective

Rory Fitzgerald, European Social Survey, City Univeristy London

Session: Achieving Comparability

Calibrating cross-national panel surveys

Laura Wronski, SurveyMonkey

MIngnan Liu, SurveyMonkey

Collecting household income globally: Number and handling of missing values

Anita Pugliese, Gallup

Ken Kluch, Gallup

Dato Tsabutashvili, Gallup

Session: Best Practices for Panel Maintenance and Retention

Best practices of panel retention and tracking – International case studies from South Africa and Asia

Yu-chieh (Jay) Lin, University of Michigan

Eva Leissou, University of Michigan

Sample attrition in the China Family Panel Study

Yan Sun, Institute of Social Science Survey, Peking University, China

Session: Mode Effects in Social Surveys in Developing World

The challenges and solutions to conducting computer assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) in Africa: A view from the frontline

Jain Dharmendra, TNS

Mariam Fagbemi, TNS

Melissa Baker, TNS

Cross-cultural variation in mode effects between smartphone and computer-based web surveys

Curtiss Cobb, Facebook

Telephone sampling in the MENA: Issues and advancements

Carsten Broich, Sample Solutions

The validity of collecting data using short-message service (SMS): Experimental evidence from four African countries

Charles Lau, RTI International

Ansie Lombaard, TNS

Lisa Thalji, RTI

Melissa Baker, TNS

Joseph Eyerman, RTI

Session: Nonresponse

* Geographic and linguistic correlates of household, adult, and minor nonresponse in California: The dual role of place and personal cultural characteristics

Matt Jans, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Kevin McLaughlin, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Joseph Viana, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

David Grant, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Royce Park, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Ninez A Ponce, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

* Does providing additional languages improve representativeness?

Michael Ochsner, FORS and ETH Zurich

Oliver Lipps, FORS

* Comparing nonresponse and nonresponse biases cross-nationally

James Wagner, University of Michigan

Ineke Stoop, Institute for Social Research/SCP and the European Social Survey

Session: Privacy and Ethical Considerations

Third-party presence in multi-national interviews: Determinants and implications in SHARE

Galit Gordoni, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Howard Litwin, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Noam Damri, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

* Ethical considerations in the total survey error context

Julie de Jong, University of Michigan

Session: TRAPD and Translation Assessment

Implementing the TRAPD model: Team/committee approaches in practice

Alisú Schoua-Glusberg, Research Support Services

Double revision approach: An efficient translation method

Oscar Riviere, TNS opinion

Assessing translations: How different checking procedures compare under field conditions

Steve Schwarzer, Pew Research Center

Katie Simmons, Pew Research Center

Gijs van Houten, Pew Research Center

Session: 3MC Cases Studies

Job insecurity and individual well-being: Moderation by labour market policies across Europe. A multilevel analysis in a cross-country perspective

Beatrice Piccoli, University of Leuven (KUL), Belgium

Hans De Witte, University of Leuven (KUL), Belgium

A comparative study of the relationship between brand trust and customer loyalty across countries, languages, customer types, and various demographic groups

Daniela Yu, Gallup

Understanding race/ethnic differences in public opinion surveys towards the Affordable Care Act

Tianshu Zhao, University of Illinois at Chicago

Timothy P. Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago

Session: Harmonization, Data Documentation and Dissemination

* The past, present and future of statistical weights in cross-national Surveys: Implications for survey data harmonization

Marcin Zielinkski, University of Warsaw

Przemek Powalko, Polish Academy of Sciences

* Identification of processing errors in cross-national surveys

Olena Oleksiyenko, Polish Academy of Sciences

Ilona Wysmulek, Polish Academy of Sciences

Anastas Vangeli, Polish Academy of Sciences

* Survey data harmonization and the quality of data documentation in cross-national surveys

Marta Kolczynska, The Ohio State University

Matthew Schoene, The Ohio State University

* Item-specific metadata in ex-post harmonization of international survey projects

Marta Kolczynska, The Ohio State University

Kazimierz M. Slomczynski, The Ohio State University

Session: Quality Control and Monitoring

* Interviewer monitoring in the Saudi National Mental Health Survey

Yu-chieh (Jay) Lin, University of Michigan

Zeina N. Mneimneh, University of Michigan

* Interviewer monitoring in the European Social Survey

Lars Lyberg, Stockholm University

* The Consumer Pyramids Survey

Mahesh Vyas, Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy

Dhananjay Bal Sathe, Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy

Session: Questionnaire Translation

Trend measurement in international assessment surveys from a linguistic quality assurance perspective: To repress, to encourage or to manage the urge to improve trend items in translated instruments

Laura Wayrynen, cApStAn

Beatrice Halleux, HallStat

Andrea Ferrari, cApStAn

The Translation Management Tool (TMT) – a single online platform for translating cross-cultural survey instruments

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

Maurice Martens, CentERdata

* Advantages and limitations of documentation of a sophisticated survey translation and adaptation process

Dorothée Behr, GESIS

Steve Dept, cApStAn

Elica Krajceva, cApStAn

Session: Response Scales 1

* Correcting for differential response scale usage across cultures through anchoring vignettes

Mengyao Hu, University of Michigan

Sunghee Lee, University of Michigan

Hongwei Xu, University of Michigan

Measurement equivalence of agree/disagree and item-specific response options

Natalja Menold, GESIS

Anna Andreenkova, CESSI

* Response Styles in cross-cultural surveys: A tutorial on estimation and adjustment methods and empirical applications

Z. Tuba Suzer-Gurtekin, University of Michigan

Mingnan Liu, SurveyMonkey

Florian Keusch, University of Mannheim

Sunghee Lee, University of Michigan

Methodological approach for the development of equivalent rating scales for comparative cross-national surveys

Anna Andreenkova, CESSI

Natalja Menold, GESIS

Session: Sampling Approaches

* Within-household selection of respondents: The last step of sampling in household surveys

Achim Koch, GESIS

Timothy P. Johnson,   University of Illinois at Chicago

Developments in sampling and efforts to achieve comparable sample estimates for the European Social Survey

Stefan Zins, GESIS

Siegfried Gabler, GESIS

Design effects from a geographic sampling-based study of barriers to internet access in developing countries

Jennifer Unangst, RTI International

Jeniffer Iriondo-Perez, RTI International

Safaa Amer, RTI International

Session: Cognitive Interviewing

Approaches to integrate cognitive interviewing data and psychometrics for assessing bias from linguistic, context and culture factors in 3MC survey research

Jose-Luis Padilla, University of Granada, Spain

Isabel Benitez, Loyola University Andalusia, Spain

Fons van de Vijver, Tilburg University, The Netherlands. North-West University, South Africa. University of Queensland, Australia

The practice of cross-cultural cognitive interviewing

Gordon Willis, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

English and Spanish testing of questions for the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES): Results and lessons learned

Meredith Massey, National Center for Health Statistics

Session: Mixed Mode/Methods

* How to design and implement mixed-mode surveys in cross-national surveys: Overview and guidelines

Edith D. de Leeuw, Utrecht University

Ana Villar, City University London

Z. Tuba Suzer-Gurtekin, University of Michigan

* Mixed-mode surveys: An overview of design, estimation and adjustment methods and empirical applications

Z. Tuba Suzer-Gurtekin, University of Michigan

Richard Valliant, University of Michigan

Steven G. Heeringa, University of Michigan

Edith D. de Leeuw, Utrecht University

Session: Response Scales 2

Cross-national comparison on quality of response scales

Pei-shan Liao, Center for Survey Research, RCHSS, Academia Sinica

Willem E. Saris, RECSM, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Diana Zavala-Rojas, RECSM, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Exploring drivers of acquiescent responding among ethnically diverse Latino telephone survey respondents

Rachel E. Davis, University of South Carolina

Sunghee Lee, University of Michigan

Timothy P. Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago

Ligia I. Reyes, University of South Carolina

Chris D. Werner, University of South Carolina

Jim F. Thrasher, University of South Carolina

Ken Resnicow, University of Michigan

Frederick G. Conrad, University of Michigan

Karen E. Peterson, University of Michigan

Comparing scale direction effect among Hispanics vs non-Hispanic respondents

Ting Yan, Westat

Mengyao Hu, University of Michigan

Physical activity in three countries: How self-reports differ from measurements

Arie Kapteyn, Center for Economic and Social Research, USC

Session: Sample Management Systems in Majority Countries: Survey Management System Challenges

Collecting rich paradata to monitor data collection quality

Beth-Ellen Pennell, University of Michigan

Gina-Qian Cheung, University of Michigan

Mobile data collection and reporting across multiple developing African countries

Rick Mitchell, Westat

Abie Reifer, Westat

Detecting interviewer influence on survey data collection. Can paradata guide us?

Michael Wild, World Bank

Michael Lokshin, World Bank

Survey at the crossroads: Implementing electronic survey management on a large infrastructure survey in Kenya

Sarah Hughes, Mathematica Policy Research