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Title Democratizing Research: New Advances in Survey Methodology
Post date 09/06/2018
C1 Background and Explanation of Rationale Despite the democratization of survey research via online panels, these methods still remain costly and/or unreliable given so many unknowns. This project test the feasibility of surveying and sampling publicly available emails from voter files as a way to survey populations of interest and create potential panels.
C2 What are the hypotheses to be tested? The representativeness and generalizability of voter file email to panel studies.
C3 How will these hypotheses be tested? * I will compare the results from my survey between with known quantities as well as exiting surveys.
C4 Country United States
C5 Scale (# of Units) approx. 150,000
C6 Was a power analysis conducted prior to data collection? No
C7 Has this research received Insitutional Review Board (IRB) or ethics committee approval? Yes
C8 IRB Number IRB#17-001184
C9 Date of IRB Approval 9/18/2017
C10 Will the intervention be implemented by the researcher or a third party? Researchers
C11 Did any of the research team receive remuneration from the implementing agency for taking part in this research? No
C12 If relevant, is there an advance agreement with the implementation group that all results can be published? No
C13 JEL Classification(s) not provided by authors