ESRA 2017 call for papers

Nov 20 2016

The 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 17th to 21st July 2017.

The conference will be hosted by the University of Lisbon, jointly by the School of Economics and Management (ISEG), the Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Management (CSG) and the Institute for Social Sciences (ICS).

The scientific committee is now inviting researchers who are active in the field of survey research and survey methodology to submit proposals for individual paper and poster presentations by December 4, 2016. Proposals are invited in any area of survey methodology, or in substantive applications of survey research. They encourage proposals from researchers with a variety of backgrounds, including academic research, national statistics and market research.

There are different sessions being organized that are directly relevant also to web survey methodology. A complete list of 111 sessions being organized >>

The following are examples of topics that are of particular interest:

  • Sample designs, coverage, and sampling
  • Unit and item nonresponse
  • Weighting and imputation
  • Questionnaire development, testing and piloting
  • Interviewers and interviewer effects
  • Mixing modes and mode effects
  • Online survey methods and surveys on mobile devices
  • Linking survey data to auxiliary data sources
  • Big Data for survey research
  • Using paradata to evaluate survey quality
  • Methods for cross‐national and cross‐cultural surveys
  • Longitudinal surveys and longitudinal analysis techniques
  • Analysing, monitoring and reducing Total Survey Error
  • Data documentation, archiving and data access
  • Survey analysis techniques
  • Election polling and public opinion
  • Social indicators
  • Substantive applications of survey research

More information is available at the Conference homepage >>

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