Survey Operations

Prof. Dr. Michael Braun

Survey Design and Methodology Cross-cultural Surveys

+49 (621) 1246-501

GESIS conducts basic and applied research on issues of data collection and survey design, such as web and mixed-mode surveys, usage of geodata and paradata, field monitoring, and interviewer effects.

The research topics, i.a. based on the GESIS panel, are:

  • Panel recruitment
  • Refreshment samples
  • Incentives
  • Response rates
  • Non response
  • Web-push strategies in mixed-mode surveys
  • Responsive and adaptive designs
  • Achievement motivation of interviewers
  • Interviewer training
  • Falsifications in surveys