Methodological issues of longitudinal surveys : the example of the national panel study
Title: Methodological issues of longitudinal surveys : the example of the national panel study
Citation: Wiesbaden : Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, 2016
ISBN: 9783658119928; 9783658119942
This book addresses a broad array of pressing challenges of longitudinal surveys and provides innovative solutions to methodological problems based on the example of the NEPS. It covers longitudinal issues such as sampling, weighting, recruiting and fieldwork management, the design of longitudinal surveys and the implementation of constructs, conducting competence tests over the life course, effective methods to improve and to maintain the highest level of data quality, data management tools for large-scale longitudinal surveys, the dissemination of research data to heterogeneous scientific communities, as well as establishing a long-term public relations and communications unit integrating a study’s stakeholder community over time.
Table of Contents:
-- Sampling, Recruiting and Fieldwork Management -- Longitudinal Measurement of Educational Processes: Surveys and Constructs -- Longitudinal Measurement of Skills: Competence Testing -- Assessing Data Quality -- Data Management, Coding, Dissemination and User Support