What do respondents and non-respondents think of incentives and how do they react to them? The ESS Experience in Poland
Sztabiński, Paweł B.; Sztabiński, Franciszek; Przybysz, Dariusz (2012)
One method to increase the response rate in surveys is to use respondent incentives. The effectiveness of incentives depends on a number of factors which, however, may have a varied impact on respondents’ decisions about ...
How to Prepare an Advance Letter? The ESS Experience in Poland
Sztabiński, Paweł B. (2011)
When we send advance letters to the sampled persons in a survey, we expect that the recipients will read them and, based on the information provided, will decide on their participation in the survey. Therefore, the letter ...
Paid work versus accessibility in surveys: Are we running the risk of nonresponse bias? The example of ESS 5 in Poland
Sztabiński, Paweł B. (2014)
Research data shows that nonresponse in surveys is increasingly connected with respondents’ lack of time caused, among others, by respondents’ performance of paid work. Since paid work is one of the key sociological ...