Researchers from the Faculty of Social Sciences presented papers at the 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA)

Attending the ESRA 2017 conference were Katja Lozar Manfreda, PhD, Andraž Petrovčič, PhD, Nejc Berzelak, PhD and Gregor Čehovin (Centre for Social Informatics), Ana Slavec, PhD (Social Science Data Archive), Anuška Ferligoj, PhD and Tina Kogovšek, PhD (Centre for Methodology and Informatics), and Živa Broder, May Doušak and Rebeka Falle Zorman (Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre).

Nejc Berzelak, PhD presented the paper “The effect of the number of calls on data quality in telephone surveys of older adults”, which was co-authored by Andraž Petrovičič, PhD and Gašper Stanovnik (GfK Slovenia). In addition, Nejc Berzelak, PhD presented the paper “The effectiveness of introductory motivational messages for response quality improvement in web surveys”, which was prepared together with Ana Villar, PhD and Elena Sommer (City University London).

Gregor Čehovin presented the paper titled “Meta-analysis in Survey Methodology”, which was prepared in co-authorship with Katja Lozar Manfreda, PhD and Michael Bosnjak, PhD (University of Trier). Katja Lozar Manfreda, PhD also coordinated the session on Meta-analysis in Survey methodology. In addition, Katja Lozar Manfreda, PhD was the co-author of the presentation “Usage of Online Panels in Survey Methodology Field: a Systematic Review”, which was prepared together with Chiara Respi (University of Milano-Bicocca).

Ana Slavec, PhD presented the paper “Evaluating survey questions with different levels of comprehension difficulty using crowdsourced online probes” in co-authorship by Vasja Vehovar, PhD. The second presentation by Ana Slavec, PhD was titled “Developing marketing personas of senior mobile phone (non-)users with survey data” and was prepared in collaboration with Vesna Dolničar, PhD and Andraž Petrovčič, PhD.

Tina Kogovšek, PhD presented the paper “Descriptive Compositional Data Analysis. A Reanalysis of a Social Support Survey”, which was prepared together with Valentina Hlebec, PhD and Maja Mrzel from the Centre for Welfare Studies (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana) and Germa Coenders, PhD (University of Girona).

Živa Broder and Rebeka Falle Zorman presented the paper “Let's ask interviewers! (Case: ESS Slovenia)” and May Doušak’s presentation was titled “Improving data quality by optimizing fieldwork management”.

Anuška Ferligoj, PhD conducted the workshop “Introduction to Social Network Analysis”.

ESRA 2017 was held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 17th to 21st July 2017. The European Survey Research Association was established in 2008 to provide coordination in the field of survey research methodology in Europe and to foster and enhance links between European survey researchers and their colleagues in other parts of the world.

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