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Title True Longitudinal and Probability-Based Internet Panels: Evidence from the Netherlands
Year 2011
Access date 02.02.2013

In this chapter, we introduce the methodology to set up a panel that combines the new technology of web surveys with a true longitudinal design. Not many long running scientific panels in Europe and the United States are online panels. Leading scientific panels mostly use face-to-face or telephone interviews to collect data. On the other hand, online interviewing has become a widespread method for access panels and volunteer panels. However, they are not true panels in the scientific sense. It is very well possible to combine the scientific standards for a “true” longitudinal panel with the advantages of online interviewing as method of data collection. We will show how such a panel can be build and maintained, taking a new Dutch panel as illustration.

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Year of publication2011
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