ACSPRI Conferences, RC33 Eighth International Conference on Social Science Methodology

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Developments from the International Workshop on Survey Nonresponse

Tom W Smith

Building: Law Building
Room: Breakout 5 - Law Building, Room 020
Date: 2012-07-11 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Last modified: 2012-06-08


The International Nonresponse Workshop was sponsored and supported by the National Science Foundation, the World Association for Public Opinion Research, and the International Association of Survey Statisticians. It was held in Chicago on June 2-3, 2011. The agenda of the workshop, including the list of attendees, appears in Appendix 1.
This workshop report considers 1) how auxiliary data (AD) can be used to analyze nonresponse bias, 2) other benefits of using AD, 3) recommendations regarding using AD for nonresponse analysis relating to a) sample frames, b) linked databases, c) paradata, d) aggregate data, and e) AD in general, 4) propensity models, 5) resources for nonresponse analysis, and 6) nonresponse bias measures.