Operational and Planning Group


The Operational and Planning Group organizes and coordinates the central activities during the 2017 data collection. These activities include: scheduling the actual fieldwork, planning of monitoring of the surveys, finalization of the questionnaire, the translation management and the questionnaire implementation, sampling and weighting, central data processing and data cleaning, data dissemination,  internal and external communication.




Ruud Luijkx



Vera Lomazzi


Michael Braun

Dorothée Behr

Evelyn Brislinger

Frédéric Gonthier

Loek Halman

Dominique Joye

Angelica Maineri

Bart Meuleman

Markus Quandt

Alice Ramos

David Voas

Stefan Zins



Claudia Brunori


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Mixed-mode implementation in the EVS One of the methodological innovations of the 5th wave of EVS is the possibility to carry out a mixed-mode data collection. Some countries will develop a self-administered Web survey (with postal follow-up in some cases) in parallel to the traditional, face-to-face…click for more details