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Advances in Comparative Survey Methods. Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts (3MC). Edition No. 1. Wiley Series in Survey Methodology

  • ID: 4412662
  • Book
  • December 2018
  • 1136 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Covers the latest methodologies and research on international comparative surveys with contributions from noted experts in the field 

Advances in Comparative Survey Methodology examines the most recent advances in methodology and operations as well as the technical developments in international survey research. With contributions from a panel of international experts, the text includes information on the use of Big Data in concert with survey data, collecting biomarkers, the human subject regulatory environment, innovations in data collection methodology and sampling techniques, use of paradata across the survey lifecycle, metadata standards for dissemination, and new analytical techniques.

 This important resource:

  • Contains contributions from key experts in their respective fields of study from around the globe
  • Highlights innovative approaches in resource poor settings, and innovative approaches to combining survey and other data
  • Includes material that is organized within the total survey error framework
  • Presents extensive and up-to-date references throughout the book

Written for students and academic survey researchers and market researchers engaged in comparative projects, this text represents a unique collaboration that features the latest methodologies and research on global comparative surveys.

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Preface xix

Notes on Contributors xxiii

Section I Introduction 1

1 The Promise and Challenge of 3MC Research 3
Timothy P. Johnson, Beth‐Ellen Pennell, Ineke A.L. Stoop, and Brita Dorer

2 Improving Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural (3MC) Comparability Using the Total Survey Error (TSE) Paradigm 13
Tom W. Smith

3 Addressing Equivalence and Bias in Cross‐cultural Survey Research Within a Mixed Methods Framework 45
Jose‐Luis Padilla, Isabel Benitez, and Fons J.R. van de Vijver

Section II Sampling Approaches 65

4 Innovative Sample Designs Using GIS Technology 67
Stephanie Eckman, Kristen Himelein, and Jill A. Dever

5 Within‐household Selection of Respondents 93
Achim Koch

Section III Cross‐cultural Questionnaire Design and Testing 113

6 Overview of Questionnaire Design and Testing 115
Julie A.J. de Jong, Brita Dorer, Sunghee Lee, Ting Yan, and Ana Villar

7 Sensitive Questions in Comparative Surveys 139
Anna V. Andreenkova and Debra Javeline

8 Implementing a Multinational Study of Questionnaire Design 161
Henning Silber, Tobias H. Stark, Annelies G. Blom, and Jon A. Krosnick

9 Using Anchoring Vignettes to Correct for Differential Response Scale Usage in 3MC Surveys 181
Mengyao Hu, Sunghee Lee, and Hongwei Xu

10 Conducting Cognitive Interviewing Studies to Examine Survey Question Comparability 203
Kristen Miller

11 Setting Up the Cognitive Interview Task for Non‐English‐speaking Participants in the United States 227
Hyunjoo Park and Patricia L. Goerman

12 Working Toward Comparable Meaning of Different Language Versions of Survey Instruments: Do Monolingual and Bilingual Cognitive Testing Respondents Help to Uncover the Same Issues? 251
Patricia L. Goerman, Mikelyn Meyers, Mandy Sha, Hyunjoo Park, and Alisu Schoua‐Glusberg

13 Examining the Comparability of Behavior Coding Across Cultures 271
Timothy P. Johnson, Allyson Holbrook, Young Ik Cho, Sharon Shavitt,Noel Chavez, and Saul Weiner

Section IV Languages, Translation, and Adaptation 293

14 How to Choose Interview Language in Different Countries 295
Anna V. Andreenkova

15 Can the Language of Survey Administration Influence Respondents’ Answers? 325
Emilia Peytcheva

16 Documenting the Survey Translation and Monitoring Process 341
Dorothée Behr, Steve Dept, and Elica Krajčeva

17 Preventing Differences in Translated Survey Items Using the Survey Quality Predictor 357
Diana Zavala‐Rojas, Willem E. Saris, and Irmtraud N. Gallhofer

Section V Mixed Mode and Mixed Methods 385

18 The Design and Implementation of Mixed‐mode Surveys 387
Edith D. de Leeuw, Z. Tuba Suzer‐Gurtekin, and Joop J. Hox

19 Mixed‐mode Surveys: Design, Estimation, and Adjustment Methods 409
Z. Tuba Suzer‐Gurtekin, Richard Valliant, Steven G. Heeringa,and Edith D. de Leeuw

20 Mixed Methods in a Comparative Context: Technology and New Opportunities for Social Science Research 431
Nathalie E. Williams and Dirgha J. Ghimire

Section VI Response Styles 455

21 Cross‐cultural Comparability of Response Patterns of Subjective Probability Questions 457
Sunghee Lee, Florian Keusch, Norbert Schwarz, Mingnan Liu, and Z. Tuba Suzer‐Gurtekin

22 Response Styles in Cross‐cultural Surveys 477
Mingnan Liu, Z. Tuba Suzer‐Gurtekin, Florian Keusch, and Sunghee Lee

23 Examining Translation and Respondents’ Use of Response Scales in 3MC Surveys 501
Ting Yan and Mengyao Hu

Section VII Data Collection Challenges and Approaches 519

24 Data Collection in Cross‐national and International Surveys:Regional Case Studies 521
Kristen Cibelli Hibben, Beth‐Ellen Pennell, Sarah M. Hughes,Yu‐chieh (Jay) Lin, and Jennifer Kelley

25 Survey Data Collection in Sub‐Saharan Africa (SSA): Challenges, Strategies, and Opportunities 533
Sarah M. Hughes and Yu‐chieh (Jay) Lin

26 Survey Challenges and Strategies in the Middle East and Arab Gulf Regions 555
Justin Gengler, Kien Trung Le, and David Howell

27 Data Collection in Cross‐national and International Surveys: Latin America and the Caribbean 569
J. Daniel Montalvo, Mitchell A. Seligson, and Elizabeth J. Zechmeister

28 Survey Research in India and China 583
Charles Q. Lau, Ellen Marks, and Ashish Kumar Gupta

29 Best Practices for Panel Maintenance and Retention 597
Nicole Watson, Eva Leissou, Heidi Guyer, and Mark Wooden

30 Collection of Biomeasures in a Cross‐national Setting: Experiences in SHARE 623
Luzia M. Weiss, Joseph W. Sakshaug, and Axel Borsch‐Supan

31 Multinational Event History Calendar Interviewing 643
Yfke P. Ongena, Marieke Haan, and Wil Dijkstra

32 Ethical Considerations in the Total Survey Error Context 665
Julie A.J. de Jong

33 Linking Auxiliary Data to Survey Data: Ethical and Legal Challenges in Europe and the United States 683
Kirstine Kolsrud, Linn‐Merethe Rød, and Katrine U. Segadal

Section VIII Quality Control and Monitoring 705

34 Organizing and Managing Comparative Surveys 707
Lesli Scott, Peter Ph. Mohler, and Kristen Cibelli Hibben

35 Case Studies on Monitoring Interviewer Behavior in International and Multinational Surveys 731
Zeina Mneimneh, Lars Lyberg, Sharan Sharma, Mahesh Vyas,Dhananjay Bal Sathe, Frederic Malter, and Yasmin Altwaijri

36 New Frontiers in Detecting Data Fabrication 771
Michael Robbins

Section IX Nonresponse 807

37 Comparing Nonresponse and Nonresponse Biases in Multinational,Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts 809
James Wagner and Ineke A.L. Stoop

38 Geographic Correlates of Nonresponse in California: A Cultural Ecosystems Perspective 835
Matt Jans, Kevin McLaughlin, Joseph Viana, David Grant, Royce Park and Ninez A. Ponce

39 Additional Languages and Representativeness 859
Oliver Lipps and Michael Ochsner

Section X Multi‐group Analysis 879

40 Measurement Invariance in International Large‐scale Assessments:Integrating Theory and Method 881
Deana Desa, Fons J.R. van de Vijver, Ralph Carstens and Wolfram Schulz

41 Approximate Measurement Invariance 911
Kimberley Lek, Daniel Oberski, Eldad Davidov, Jan Cieciuch, Daniel Seddig, and Peter Schmidt

42 Data Harmonization, Data Documentation, and Dissemination 933
Peter Granda

43 Basic Principles of Survey Data Recycling 937
Kazimierz M. Slomczynski and Irina Tomescu‐Dubrow

44 Survey Data Harmonization and the Quality of Data Documentation in Cross‐national Surveys 963
Marta Kołczyńska and Matthew Schoene

45 Identification of Processing Errors in Cross‐national Surveys 985
Olena Oleksiyenko, Ilona Wysmulek, and Anastas Vangeli

46 Item Metadata as Controls for Ex Post Harmonization of International Survey Projects 1011
Marta Kołczyńska and Kazimierz M. Slomczynski

47 The Past, Present, and Future of Statistical Weights in International Survey Projects: Implications for Survey Data Harmonization 1035
Marcin W. Zieliński, Przemek Powałko, and Marta Kołczyńska

Section XII Looking Forward 1053

48 Prevailing Issues and the Future of Comparative Surveys 1055
Lars Lyberg, Lilli Japec, and Can Tongur

Wiley Series In Survey Methodology 1083

Index 1087

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Timothy P. Johnson University of Illinois at Chicago.

Beth-Ellen Pennell
Ineke A. L. Stoop
Brita Dorer
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