Quality of Different Scales in an Online Survey in Mexico and Colombia

  title={Quality of Different Scales in an Online Survey in Mexico and Colombia},
  author={M. Revilla and Carlos Ochoa},
  journal={Journal of Politics in Latin America},
  pages={157 - 177}
The formulation of theories and hypotheses is done at the level of concepts. These concepts are often tested by operationalizing them using survey questions. However, measurement errors make it impossible for survey questions to measure the concepts of interest perfectly. In order to correct for measurement errors, information is needed about their size, or the size of their complement, the quality. For the USA and Europe, a lot is already known about the quality of questions, but this has not… Expand

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