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Title Using the Internet to Administer More Realistic Vignette Experiments
Source Social Science Computer Review, 30, 2, pp. 184-201
Year 2012
Access date 30.04.2012

This article illustrates an innovative method of administering stated choice studies (or vignette experiments) using computers and the Internet. The use of video clips to deliver information to research participants makes vignettes more realistic, helps to engage interest of research participants, and can reduce framing effects. The method also provides research participants with interactive options before making judgments. A study to determine the views of older people regarding residential options is used to illustrate the method. Even older people with limited experience in using computers participated successfully. The study findings showed that research participants responded both to the audiovisual characteristics of vignette persons and to the variables in the vignette structure.

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Year of publication2012
Bibliographic typeJournal article