Randall, Sara and Coast, Ernestina (2013) The power of the interviewer. Africa at LSE Blog (10 Jun 2013) Blog Entry.Full text not available from this repository.
Surveys are the main source of information about poverty, health, demography and many other indicators in Africa, making them vital for evidence-based policy design and planning. But have social scientists been ignoring the potential impact of interviewers on the data they collect? A new study, whose researchers include LSE’s Ernestina Coast, highlights just how much influence interviewers have over the data they produce.
|Item Type:||Website (Blog Entry)|
|Additional Information:||© 2013 Africa at LSE|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
|Journal of Economic Literature Classification System:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs > C81 - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J12 - Marriage; Marital Dissolution; Family Structure
|Sets:||Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
|Funders:||Economic and Social Research Council|
|Date Deposited:||11 Jul 2013 10:30|
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