DISCUSSION ON NEW DATA COLLECTION METHODS BY INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS

ON GRUSHIN CONFERENCE 2021

The discussion on the change in data collection methods stimulated by COVID-19 pandemic, transition from face-to-face in-home interviews to other distant modes in different countries and regions was held within Grushin Conference on May 18, 2021 in online format. The participants of the discussion are leading international scholar in cross-national survey methodology Tom Smith (NORC, General Social Survey - GSS, USA), Marita Carballo (President of WAPOR 2019-2020, Argentina), Anna Andreenkova (CESSI, Russian social survey - RSS, PostSoviet trends survey, Russia), Vera Lomazzi (European Value survey - EVS, Germany), Kasiet Ismanova (Central Asia Barometer, Kyrgyzstan), Braizat Fares (NAMA, Jordan).

The leader of the session was Tatiana Karabchuk (University of OAE).

Issues raised in the discussion:

  • Transition of surveys from face-to-face to other modes, including advantages or disadvantages for the survey industry and challenges for comparative surveys

  • Changes in communication with respondents: obstacles, difficulties and response rates, including particular challenges in cross-national surveys

  • Changes in research management, including control of safe data collection practices under pandemic conditions

 

The discussion can be viewed on https://conf.wciom.ru/program/section/?uid=25