Steve Pudney

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Survey measurement error

Most of my research interests involve struggling with the measurement difficulties that inevitably arise with survey data. We should never forget that the survey interview is a complex and artificial social encounter and that behaviour during an interview may introduce important distortions into the data we analyse. My work in this area involves collaboration with Mark Bryan, Gabriella Conti, Monica Hernandez, Man Yee Kan and others.

A short lecture course surveys some of these measurement problems:

I have looked at difficulties caused by survey response error in a number of different research applications in the following: