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The power of the interviewer

Coast, Ernestina (2013) The power of the interviewer. Africa at LSE (10 Jun 2013). Blog Entry.

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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[1], whose researchers include LSE’s Ernestina Coast, highlights just how much influence interviewers have over the data they produce.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Social Policy
LSE Health
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Collections > Africa at LSE
Date Deposited: 02 May 2017 10:55
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2019 18:09

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