Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/92001
Authors: 
Blom, Annelies G.
Lynn, Peter
Jäckle, Annette
Year of Publication: 
2008
Series/Report no.: 
ISER Working Paper Series 2008-01
Abstract: 
This paper showcases ways in which contact data can provide useful auxiliary information to study non-response and devise new strategies for statistical adjustment and fieldwork specification in cross-national surveys. We propose a typology of the processes generating contact data and discuss their implications for the utility for methodological research. We also propose criteria for the comparability of contact data in cross-national surveys. To illustrate the potential of contact data, we review existing studies of non-response in cross-national studies. The paper ends with recommendations for cross-national studies, with the aim of increasing the widespread availability and use of standardised contact data.
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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