Henning Silber

Dr. Henning Silber

Survey Design and Methodology
Survey Operations

L13 9
68159 Mannheim

+49 (0621) 1246 - 595
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Vita

Henning Silber ist wissenschaftlicher Leiter des Survey Operations Teams am Department of Survey Design and Methodology, GESIS Mannheim. Der Service- und Forschungsschwerpunkt seines Teams liegt auf Umfrageplanung und -implementierung. Er lehrt als Gastdozent quantitative Analyseverfahren an der Universität Kassel. Seit Januar 2018 ist er als Secretary-Treasurer Mitglied des Executive Councils der World Assoication for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR). Er hat einen Magisterabschluss in Soziologie und Deutscher Philologie von der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. Nach Abschluss seines Studiums lehrte er am Methodenzentrum Sozialwissenschaften der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. 2015 schloß er seine Promotion in Sozialwissenschaften mit einem Schwerpunkt auf quantitativer empirischer Sozialforschung an der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen ab. Seine Promotion wurde durch ein Promotionsstipendium der Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes gefördert, das ihm einen längeren Auslandsaufenthalt an der Stanford University (Political Psychology Research Group am Department of Communication, 2012 bis 2014, USA) ermöglichte. Im Mai 2016 besuchte er das Population Research Center der University of Texas at Austin, USA. Von 2015 bis 2017 arbeitete er als Postdoktorand im Survey Operations Team bei GESIS. Seine Forschungsinteressen umfassen die Bereiche Umfragemethodik, politische Soziologie und experimentelle empirische Sozialforschung.









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Veröffentlichungen

Publikation

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Zeitschriftenaufsatz

Silber, Henning, Jette Schröder, Bella Struminskaya, Volker Stocké, and Michael Bosnjak. 2019. "Does Panel Conditioning Affect Data Quality in Ego-Centered Social Network Questions?." Social Networks 56 45-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socnet.2018.08.003.

Silber, Henning, Daniel Danner, and Beatrice Rammstedt. 2019. "The Impact of Respondent Attentiveness on Reliability and Validity." International Journal of Social Research Methodology 22 (2): 153-164. https://doi.org/10.1080/13645579.2018.1507378.

Stark, Tobias, Henning Silber, Jon Krosnick, Annelies Blom, Midori Aoyagi, Ana Belchior, Michael Bosnjak, Sanne Lund Clement, Melvin John, Guðbjörg Andrea Jónsdóttir, Karen Lawson, Peter Lynn, Johan Martinsson, Ditte Shamshiri-Petersen, Endre Tvinnereim, and Ruoh-rong Yu. 2018. "Generalization of Classic Question Order Effects across Cultures." Sociological Methods and Research online first. https://doi.org/10.1177/0049124117747304.

Roßmann, Joss, Tobias Gummer, and Henning Silber. 2018. "Mitigating Satisficing in Cognitively Demanding Grid Questions: Evidence from Two Web-Based Experiments." Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology 6 (3): 376-400. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jssam/smx020.

Silber, Henning, Bernd Weiß, Bella Struminskaya, and Gabriele Durrant. 2018. "Onlinebefragungen auf mobilen Endgeräten: Potentiale und Herausforderungen." PPmP Psychotherapie Psychosomatik Medizinische Psychologie 68 (7): 319-320. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/a-0587-9767.

Gummer, Tobias, Joss Roßmann, and Henning Silber. 2018. "Using instructed response items as attention checks in web surveys: Properties and implementation." Sociological Methods & Research online first 1-27. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0049124118769083.

Silber, Henning, Joss Roßmann, and Tobias Gummer. 2018. "When Near Means Related: Evidence from Three Web Survey Experiments on Inter-Item Correlations in Grid Questions." International Journal of Social Research Methodology 21 (3): 275-288. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13645579.2017.1381478.

Silber, Henning, Jan Karem Höhne, and Stephan Schlosser. 2016. "Question Order Experiments in the German-European Context." Survey Methods: Insights from the Field. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.13094/SMIF-2016-00006.

Silber, Henning, and Julia Lischewski. 2013. "Comparing Different Types of Web Surveys: Examining Drop-Outs, Non-Response and Social Desirability." Metodoloski zvezki : Advances in Methodology and Statistics 10 (2): 121-143. http://www.stat-d.si/mz/mz10.1/Silber2013.pdf.

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Beitrag im Sammelwerk

Schlosser, Stephan, and Henning Silber. 2019 (Forthcoming). "Endgerätespezifische und darstellungsabhängige Bearbeitungszeit- und Antwortverhaltensunterschiede in Webbefragungen." In Grundlagen, Methoden und Anwendungen in den Sozialwissenschaften: Festschrift für Steffen-M. Kühnel., edited by Methodenzentrum Sozialwissenschaften,

Silber, Henning, Tobias Stark, Annelies Blom, and Jon Krosnick. 2019. "Implementing a Multi-National Study of Questionnaire Design." In Advances in comparative survey methods : multinational, multiregional, and multicultural contexts (3mc), edited by Timothy Johnson, Beth-Ellen Pennel, Ineke Stoop, and Brita Dorer, 161-180. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Weiß, Bernd, Henning Silber, Bella Struminskaya, and Gabriele Durrant. 2019. "Mobile Befragungen." In Handbuch Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung, edited by Baur Nina, and Blasius Jörg, 801-812. Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-21308-4_55.

Silber, Henning, Jessica Daikeler, Linus Weidner, and Michael Bosnjak. 2018. "Web Survey." In Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online, Wiley. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118445112.stat07984.

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Arbeits- und Diskussionspapier

Wengrzik, Jessica, Henning Silber, Michael Bosnjak, Anouk Zabal, and Silke Martin. 2017. A General Interviewer Training Curriculum for Computer-Assisted Personal Interviews (GIT-CAPI). Survey Guidelines. Mannheim: GESIS. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15465/gesis-sg_en_022.

Schröder, Jette, Michael Blohm, Bella Struminskaya, Klaus Pforr, Henning Silber, and Michael Bosnjak. 2016. Leitfaden zur Erstellung einer Leistungsbeschreibung für die Ausschreibung von Interviewer-administrierten Befragungen. GESIS Survey Guidelines. Mannheim: GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15465/gesis-sg_021.

Vortrag

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Konferenzbeitrag

Silber, Henning, Joss Roßmann, and Tobias Gummer. 2019. "Attention checks in web surveys: The issue of false positives due to non-compliance." GOR 19 : General Online Research Conference.

Weiß, Bernd, Christoph Beuthner, Henning Silber, Florian Keusch, Natalja Menold, and Jette Schröder. 2019. "Consenting to Data Linkage: The Role of Data Domain, Framing, Device, Incentives, and Respondent Characteristics." Mobile Apps and Sensors in Surveys (University of Mannheim and Utrecht University).

Meitinger, Katharina, Henning Silber, Jessica Daikeler, and Christoph Beuthner. 2019. "Taking Respondents Seriously: Feedback in Mixed-Device Studies." GOR 19 : General Online Research Conference, 06.03.2019.

Beuthner, Christoph, Bernd Weiß, Jette Schröder, Natalja Menold, Henning Silber, and Florian Keusch. 2018. "Does the topic make a difference?: An analysis of consent decisions." ESA RN 21 midterm conference, 04.10.2018.

Silber, Henning, Roßmann Joss, Tobias Gummer, and Kai Willem Weyandt. 2018. "Examining Item Nonresponse on Three Levels: Question, Respondent, and Interviewer Characteristics." WAPOR 71st Annual Conference, 28.06.2018.

Silber, Henning, Bernd Weiß, Florian Keusch, Christoph Beuthner, and Jette Schröder. 2018. "Framing Consent Questions in Mobile Surveys: Experiments on Question Wording." Big Data Meets Survey Science (BigSurv18), 27.10.2018.

Krosnick, Jon A., Henning Silber, Tobias H. Stark, and Annelies G. Blom. 2018. "Generalization of classic response order effects across countries." American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) 73rd Annual Conference.

Daikeler, Jessica, Henning Silber, and Michael Bosnjak. 2018. "Where do web surveys work? : A meta-analysis of response rate experiments across countries ." Research Synthesis 2018, 11.06.2018. http://dx.doi.org/10.23668/psycharchives.850.

Stark, Tobias, Henning Silber, Jon Krosnick, and Annelies Blom. 2017. "A Test of Generalization of Classic Question Order Effects in Different Cultures." AAPOR 72nd Annual Conference.

Gummer, Tobias, Joss Roßmann, and Henning Silber. 2017. "Does the Exposure to an Instructed Response Item Attention Check Affect Response Behavior?." General Online Research Conference (GOR 2017).

Silber, Henning, Cornelia Züll, and Steffen Kühnel. 2017. "Open-Ended Questions on Non-Voting Behavior: Reasoning or Justification? Hints from the German General Election 2013." WAPOR 70th Annual Conference.

Silber, Henning, Jette Schröder, Struminskaya Bella, and Michael Bosnjak. 2017. "Panel Conditioning in Measuring Ego-Centered Social Networks in Online Surveys." AAPOR 72nd Annual Conference.

Silber, Henning, Tobias Gummer, and Joss Roßmann. 2017. "Question Characteristics and Response Behavior." ESRA 2017: 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association.

Gummer, Tobias, Joss Roßmann, and Henning Silber. 2017. "Who fails and who passes instructed response item attention checks in web surveys?." ESRA 2017: 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association.

Silber, Henning, Jon Krosnick, Tobias Stark, and Annelies Blom. 2016. "Attempting to conduct Schuman and Presser’s acquiescence experiments across multiple countries." AAPOR 71st Annual Conference.

Silber, Henning, Tobias Stark, Annelies Blom, and Jon Krosnick. 2016. "Do Response Effects Generalize Across Countries?." Second International Conference on Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Contexts (3MC 2016), 25-29 July 2016.

Silber, Henning, Tobias Stark, Annelies Blom, and Jon Krosnick. 2016. "Multi-national study of questionnaire design." Second International Conference on Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Contexts (3MC 2016), 25-29 July 2016.

Silber, Henning, and Cornelia Züll. 2016. "Non-Voting Behavior." Quantitative Methods Network of the European Sociological Association (RN21, ESA).

Silber, Henning, Jan Karem Höhne, and Stephan Schlosser. 2016. "Under-Reporting Support for Europe." WAPOR Annual Conference.

Leibold, Jürgen, Henning Silber, Julia Lischewski, and Stephan Schlosser. 2015. "A Systematic Generation of an Email Pool for Web Surveys." AAPOR 70th Annual Conference.

Silber, Henning, Jon A. Krosnick, and David Yeager. 2015. "Comparing response order experiments with probability and non-probability samples." ESRA 2015: 6th Conference of the European Survey Research Association.

Silber, Henning, Jan Höhne, and Dagmar Krebs. 2015. "Experimental designs in online survey research." ESRA 2015: 6th Conference of the European Survey Research Association.

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Beitrag nicht auf Konferenz

Silber, Henning. 2018. "Web Surveys by Smartphone and PC: Attentiveness, Misreporting and Consent to Data Linkage Data." Research Methods Meeting, Department of Methodology and Statistics, Utrecht University, 21.09.2018.

Silber, Henning, and Ines Schaurer. 2017. "Impulsvortrag: Incentives." DZHW-Workshop Erhebungsdesign, Hannover.

Silber, Henning, David Yeager, Sophia Hooper, and Jon Krosnick. 2016. "Replicability of Known Experimental Effects Across Large Internet Samples." Adolescenct Development Research Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin.

Silber, Henning, and Stephan Schlosser. 2015. "Part-Whole Question Order Effects in the European Context." Doctoral Colloquium, University of Cambridge.

Lehre

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Seminar

Silber, Henning. 2019. "Ausgewählte quantitative Analyseverfahren." Universität Kassel. WS2018/2019: 2 SWS.

Silber, Henning. 2017. "Einführung in quantitative Analyseverfahren." Universität Kassel. WS 2017/2018: 2 SWS.

Silber, Henning. 2016. "Einführung in quantitative Analyseverfahren." Universität Kassel. WS2016/2017: 2 SWS.

Organisation

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Veranstaltung

Roßmann, Joss, Henning Silber, and Tobias Gummer. 2017. "Session: Satisficing in Surveys: Theoretical and Methodological Developments." ESRA 2017: 7th conference of the European Survey Research Association, Lisbon, 17.07.2017 - 21.07.2017.