2012, Melbourne

Tuesday, 3 July 2012
18:00 Registration and Welcome Reception
Melbourne Institute Boardroom and Foyer, Level 7, Alan Gilbert Building, 161 Barry Street, Carlton
Wednesday, 4 July 2012
08:00 Registration
08:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks
08:55 Session 1: Finding Fieldwork EfficienciesChair: Peter Lynn (University of Essex)

  • “Early Bird”; Fielding and Maximizing Efficiency A Longitudinal Experience

Vicki Wilmer, Jennifer Brown (University of Chicago), and Karima Nagi (Ohio State University) Handouts

  • Optimizing Call Attempts in a Longitudinal Survey: Evidence from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics

Patricia Andreski, Robert Schoeni, Katherine McGonagle, and Eva Leissou (University of Michigan) Handouts

  • Using response propensity models to inform fieldwork practice on the fifth wave of the Millennium Cohort Study

Lisa Calderwood (Institute of Education), Andrew Cleary, Giulio Flore (Ipsos MORI) and Richard Wiggins (Institute of Education) Handouts

10:25 – 10:55 Morning Tea
10:55 – 12:25 Session 2: Dependent InterviewingChair: Narayan Sastry (University of Michigan)

  • Integrating Dependent Interviewing into a CAPI EHC: Challenges and Opportunities for the Survey of Income and Program Participation-Event History Calendar (SIPP-EHC)

Jason M. Fields (US Census Bureau) Handouts

  • Cumulative effects of dependent interviewing on measurement error: results from a four-wave validation study

Annette Jäckle (University of Essex), Johannes Eggs, Mark Trappmann (Institute for Employment Research) Handouts

  • Data accuracy for off-seam months

Peter Lugtig, Anja Boeve (Utrecht University) and Tina Glasner (Free University Amsterdam) Handouts

12:25 – 13:10 Lunch
13:10 – 14:40 Session 3: Mode EffectsChair: Michele Haynes (University of Queensland)

  • The Effect of a Single Wave of Mixed Mode Data Collection on Panel Attrition

Peter Lynn (University of Essex) Handouts

  • Mode Effects in a Panel Study

Mick P. Couper, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Frost Hubbard, and David Weir (University of Michigan) Handouts

  • How Does the Transition to CAPI Affect the Quality of Data in a Longitudinal Study? The Case of KLIPS

Sangho Lee and Kijoon Bae (Korea Labor Institute) Handouts

14:40 – 15:10 Afternoon Tea and Poster Session
15:10 – 16:10 Session 4: Role of the InterviewersChair: Lisa Calderwood (Institute of Education)

  • Personality Traits and Interviewer Effects in Face-To-Face Surveys

Martin Kroh (DIW Berlin) Handouts

  • Interviewers influence on consent to the collection of biomarkers

Julie M. Korbmacher, Ulrich Krieger (Munich Center for the Economics of Ageing) Handouts

16:10 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 17:30 Session 5: Interviewers and Panel ConditioningChair: John Henstridge (Data Analysis Australia)

  • The Time of Their Lives – Collecting time use data from children in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC)

Joanne Corey, Jenny Gallagher and Elisabeth Davis (Australian Bureau of Statistics) Handouts

  • Does Measurement Affect Relationship Quality and Stability? An Experimental Study on Panel Conditioning

Josef Brüderl, Klaus Pforr, Nina Schumann, Jette Schröder, Philipp Schütze, (University of Munich and University of Mannheim) Handouts

17:30 Break
19:00 Workshop Dinner
Thursday, July 5th 2012
09:00 – 10:30 Session 6: Attrition IChair: Mark Wooden (University of Melbourne)

  • Attrition and Non-response in a Longitudinal Survey: Application of the Reasoned Action Approach to Israels Panel Survey Design Process

Galit Gordoni(Central Bureau of Statistics) Handouts

  • Attrition in the Second Wave of the National Income Dynamics Study

Reza C. Daniels, Arden Finn (University of Cape Town) Handouts

  • Association between Refusals and Data Quality: Evidence from a Panel Study of Taiwan

Ruoh-Rong Yu (Academia Sinica) Handouts

10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea and Poster Session
11:00 – 12:30 Session 7: Attrition IIChair: Anthony Scott (University of Melbourne)

  • Income Dynamics

Denise Duffy and Narayan Sastry (University of Michigan) Handouts

  • Predictors of Retention and Re-engagement in Panel Studies

Mary Beth Ofstedal, Katherine A. McGonagle, Mick P. Couper, Patricia Andreski, Jack Chen, Heidi Guyer, Eva Leissou (University of Michigan) and Nicole Watson (University of Melbourne) Handouts

  • Identification and impact of non-ignorable non-response in the HILDA and BHPS health variables

Steve Pudney (University of Essex) and Nicole Watson (University of Melbourne) Handouts

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Session 8: Fieldwork and Refreshment SamplesChair: Robert Breunig (Australian National University)

  • Experimenting with Incentives in the 2010 SHARE Refresher Sample

Ulrich Krieger (Munich Center for the Economics of Ageing) Handouts

  • Informing panel members about study results: Effects of traditional and innovative forms of feedback on participation

Annette Scherpenzeel (CentERdata), Vera Toepoel (Tilburg University) and Meike Morren (CentERdata) Presented by Marije Oudejans (CentERdata) Handouts

  • Combining refreshment or boost samples with an existing panel sample: challenges and solutions

Olena Kaminska and Peter Lynn (University of Essex) Handouts

15:00 – 15:30 Afternoon Tea
15:30 – 16:30 Session 9: Data LinkageChair: Martin Kroh (DIW Berlin)

  • Triggers of consent to link administrative records to survey data: Evidence from the Innovation Panel of the new UK household longitudinal study, Understanding Society

Jon Burton (University of Essex), Emanuela Sala (University of Milano-Bicocca), Gundi Knies (University of Essex) Handouts

  • Using National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) data in the Longitudinal Study of Australian children (LSAC)

Galina Daraganova, Ben Edwards and Mark Sipthorp (Australian Institute of Family Studies) Handouts

16:30 – 17:00 Closing DiscussionChair: Mick Couper (University of Michigan)Posters

  • Web-based Documentation of Longitudinal Studies

Marcel Hebing, Jan Goebel, and Jürgen Schupp (DIW Berlin)

  • Is Household Panel Data Conditionally Compromised? An investigation into the quality of panel data through time as applied to social policy

Stephen Horn (Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs)

  • Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL) Longitudinal Survey of Doctors

Tony Scott (University of Melbourne)

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