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Title Measurement Error in Discontinuous Online Survey Panels: Panel Conditioning and Data Quality
Year 2015
Access date 17.07.2015

We consider two separate, but equally problematic measurement concerns that may arise with the use of discontinuous online panel respondents: 1) whether or not repeatedly asking respondents their opinions changes them; and 2) that the high frequency of surveying the same individuals for extrinsic rewards may reduce the overall quality of respondent data. We find evidence of panel conditioning in the form of decreased survey duration times, increased political sophistication and non-differentiation of responses. Furthermore, we provide evidence that online survey panel respondents are less likely to optimize their responses than respondents in traditional probability modes.

Year of publication2015
Bibliographic typeConferences, workshops, tutorials, presentations

Web survey bibliography - European survey research associaton conference 2015, ESRA, Reykjavik (36)