AIR Experts to Present at Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research

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Experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will present on public opinion and survey research topics at the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) annual conference, being held May 12-15, 2016, at the Hotel Van Zandt in Austin, Texas.

Experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will present on public opinion and survey research topics at the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) annual conference, being held May 12-15, 2016, at the Hotel Van Zandt in Austin, Texas.

The conference theme, “Reshaping the Research Landscape: Public Opinion and Data Science,” explores recent changes in the field. The impact of modeling, big data and other techniques on the methodology of public opinion and survey research will be among the topics examined.

AIR sessions include the following:

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Poster Session 1
3-4 p.m. | Governor’s Ballroom, Fourth Floor

Young Children Living in Poverty: An Examination of Available Measures
AIR Presenters: Angie KewalRamani, Anlan Zhang and Sidney Wilkinson-Flicker

Evaluating Survey Administration Mode in Individuals With Physical and Mental Challenges: Results From the Home- and Community-Based Services
Experience-of-Care Survey Field Test
AIR Presenters: Chris Pugliese, Tandrea Hilliard, Coretta Mallery, Elizabeth Frentzel, Beth Jackson and Susan Raetzman

Concurrent Session B, Session 3: Methodological Briefs — Measurement Issues and Measurement Error
4-5:30 p.m. | Meeting Room 408, Fourth Floor

Missing or Ignoring? A Case Study From the National Household Education Surveys Cognitive Tests 2015
AIR Presenters: Anna Sandoval Giron and Caitlin Deal

Concurrent Session B, Session 7: Improving Methods to Survey Hispanics
4-5:30 p.m. | Meeting Room 615 A/B, Sixth Floor

The Impact of Survey Language Administration and Socioeconomic Status on Skip Error Rates
AIR Presenters: Mahi Megra and Anna Sandoval Giron

Friday, May 13, 2016

Concurrent Session C, Session 3: Using Response Propensity R Modeling for the Cost-Effective Allocation of Survey Incentives
8-9:30 a.m. | Meeting Room 408, Fourth Floor

Developing and Validating a Response Propensity Model for the Efficient Allocation of Noncontingent Incentives Using 2014 NHES Data
AIR Presenters: Michael Jackson, Paul Lavrakas, Cameron McPhee and Mark Masterton

Can Response Propensity Modeling Be Used to Improve Response Rates, Reduce Nonresponse Bias, and Reduce Cost Through the Use of Tailored Differential Incentives in the 2016 NHES
AIR Presenters: Cameron McPhee, Michael Jackson and Paul Lavrakas

Using a Response Propensity Model to Allocate Noncontingent Incentives in a Web Panel
AIR Presenters: Mark Masteron, Rebecca Medway, Paul Lavrakas and Mengmeng Zhang

Concurrent Session D, Session 4: Questionnaire Design
10-11:30 a.m. | Meeting Room 410, Fourth Floor

How Much Can We Ask? Assessing the Effect of Questionnaire Length on Survey Quality
AIR Presenters: Rebecca Medway, Danielle Battle, Mengmeng Zhang and Meghan McQuiggan

Concurrent Session D, Session 6: Advances in Measuring Sexual Minorities (LGBTQ) and Same-Sex Households and Relationships
10-11:30 a.m. | Meeting Room 616 A/B, Sixth Floor

Measuring Initial Results of Gender Identity Questions in the 2015-2016 California Health Interview Survey
AIR Presenters: David Grant, Matt Jans, Royce Park, Ninez A. Ponce, Jody Herman, Bianca D. M. Wilson and Gary J. Gates

Concurrent Session E, Session 3: Methodological Briefs — R Response Rates
1:45-3:15 p.m. | Meeting Room 408, Fourth Floor

Cost Benefit Analysis of FedEx Follow-Up on Response Rates
AIR Presenters: Daniel Harwell, Harmoni Noel, Alison Huang, Carol Wan and Lee Hargraves

Optimizing the Effects of Online Survey Reminders
AIR Presenters: Tzu-Jou Wan, HarmoniJoie Noel and Lee Hargraves

How to Invite? Methods for Increasing Internet Survey Response Rate
AIR Presenters: Alison Huang, HarmoniJoie Noel and Lee Hargraves

Poster Session 2
3:15-4:15 p.m. | Governor’s Ballroom, Fourth Floor

Influence of Family-Based Factors on Response Propensity in the Project Talent Twin and Sibling Study
AIR Presenters: Deanna Achorn, Danielle Battle, Ashley Kaiser and Carol A. Prescott

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Concurrent Session G, Session 5: Using Paradata to Improve Data Quality
8-9:30 a.m. | Meeting Room 412, Fourth Floor

Use of Paradata to Investigate Potential Data Quality Issues in an Online Survey
AIR Presenters: Tzu-Jou Wan, HarmoniJoie Noel and Lee Hargraves

Concurrent Session H, Session 2: Methods to Improve Data Quality
10-11:30 a.m. | Meeting Room 406, Fourth Floor

Benefits and Challenges of Using Language Preference Indicators to Tailor Mail Surveys by Language
AIR Presenters: HarmoniJoie Noel, Carol Wan, Chris Evensen and Alison Huang

Poster Session 3
12:45-1:45 p.m. | Governor’s Ball, Fourth Floor

How Can We Develop a Survey That Everyone Can Answer? Developing and Cognitively Testing a Survey for Individuals With Physical and Mental Challenges
AIR Presenters: Elizabeth Frentzel, Ushma Patel, Graciela Castillo and Beth Jackson

The Effect of Noncontingent Monetary Incentives on Response Rates of College Students
AIR Presenters: Mariesa Hawkins and Mark Masterton

Concurrent Session I, Session 1: Nonprobability Samples — Probability/Nonbiases and Estimation
1:45-3:15 p.m. | Meeting Room 400/402, Fourth Floor

Efficient Estimation Using Purposive Supplements to Probability Samples
AIR Presenters: Avinash C. Singh & Cong Ye

Concurrent Session J, Session 1: The AAPOR Report on Address-Based Sampling
3:30-5 p.m. | Meeting Room 400/402, Fourth Floor

Panel: The AAPOR Report on Address-Based Sampling
AIR Presenters: Mansour Fahimi, Cameron McPhee, Jill Montaquila and Andrew Zukerberg

Concurrent Session J, Session 2: Alternative Approaches to Measuring Survey Error
3:30-5 p.m. | Meeting Room 406, Fourth Floor

Latent Class Assessment of Measurement Error in a Large-Scale Panel Survey
AIR Presenters: Brian Meekins and Clyde Tucker

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Concurrent Session K, Session 3: Methodological Briefs: Measurement Error and Data Quality
8:30-10 a.m. | Meeting Room 408, Fourth Floor

Using a Calendar vs. Frequency Grid in a 2014 National Mail Survey
AIR Presenters: Danielle Battle, Rebecca Medway and Meghan McQuiggan

Analyzing Check-All-That-Apply Responses from Large-Scale Surveys
AIR Presenter: Ayrin C. Molefe

Concurrent Session L, Session 2: Multimode Data Collection
10:15-11:45 a.m. | Meeting Room 406, Fourth Floor

Mixing Modes: Challenges (and Tradeoffs) of Adapting a Mailed Paper Survey to the Web
AIR Presenters: Sidney Wilkinson-Flicker, Cameron McPhee, Becca Medway,
Ashley Kaiser and Katelyn Cutts

For more information about the AAPOR conference, go to http://www.aapor.org/AAPOR_Main/media/publications/AAPOR-16-FP_FNL_2.pdf.

About AIR
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education and workforce productivity. For more information, visit http://www.air.org.

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