Webinar Scale-homogenization

The  Erasmus University Rotterdam organizes a webinar on new methods developed to improve the comparability of survey results for questions on the same topic.

These methods are described by the teachers of the webinar in the recently published book Diversity in Survey Questions on the Same Topic: Techniques for Improving Comparability (T. de Jonge, R. Veenhoven, W. Kalmijn, 2017), based on the use of data the Eurobarometer, the European Social Survey, the European Values Survey and a number of national surveys.

Upcoming dates: Friday October 27, 2017, 14-17 hrs CET and Friday November 3, 2017, 14-17 hrs CET.

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The TRAPD method for survey translation

The translation of the questionnaire is a delicate phase for the European Values Study. Translations must ensure the comparability between countries, but also between waves of the EVS and of the World Values Survey (WVS). The EVS 2017 questionnaire was translated using the current best practice in survey…click for more details