web surveys

Underreporting of Purchases in the U.S. Consumer Expenditure Survey

Motivated misreporting occurs when respondents give incorrect responses to survey questions to shorten the interview; studies have detected this behavior across many modes, topics, and countries. This paper tests whether motivated misreporting …

Motivated Misreporting in Smartphone Surveys

Filter questions are used to administer follow-up questions to eligible respondents while allowing respondents who are not eligible to skip those questions. Filter questions can be asked in either the interleafed or the grouped formats. In the …

Misreporting to Looping Questions in Surveys: Recall, Motivation and Burden

Looping questions are used to collect data about several similar events, such as employment spells, retirement accounts, or marriages. The loops gather information about the number of events experienced as well as details about each one. The …

Does the Inclusion of Non-Internet Households in a Web Panel Reduce Coverage Bias?

The LISS online panel has made extra efforts to recruit and retain households that were not regular users of the internet into the study. Households were provided with computers and/or internet when necessary. Including these cases made the panel …