2A – Strategies to Improve Response Rates

Strategies to Improve Response Rates
Presentation & Discussion: Survey Methodology
2A - Field

10:45am-12:00pm on Monday, 5/20/2019

Toronto II/III

Tracy Keirns, University of New Hampshire

Session Focus
Learn more about techniques for formatting and introducing surveys, follow-up strategies that work, and call-in options to improve response rates.

  • Third Time's a Charm? Systematic Analysis of the Effect of Sending a Third Questionnaire on Response Rates for Mail Surveys - John Stevenson, University of Wisconsin Survey Center; Jennifer Dykema, University of Wisconsin Survey Center
  • Operationalizing a Limited Effort Protocol and Call in Experiment on HRS 2018 - Daniel Tomlin, UM-Survey Research Center (UM-SRC)
  • Fewer Pages or Respondent-Friendly Design: Which Leads to Higher Response? - Lindsey Witt-Swanson, University of Nebraska - Lincoln-Bureau of Sociological Research
  • License and Registration Please! Practical Steps to Promoting Survey Legitimacy - Ryan Callahan, Mathematica Policy Research