The Advent of Internet Surveys for Political Research: A Comparison of Telephone and Internet Samples

@article{Berrens2003TheAO,
  title={The Advent of Internet Surveys for Political Research: A Comparison of Telephone and Internet Samples},
  author={R. P. Berrens and A. Bohara and H. Jenkins-Smith and C. Silva and D. Weimer},
  journal={Political Analysis},
  year={2003},
  volume={11},
  pages={1-22}
}
  • R. P. Berrens, A. Bohara, +2 authors D. Weimer
  • Published 2003
  • Political Science
  • Political Analysis
  • The Internet offers a number of advantages as a survey mode: low marginal cost per completed response, capabilities for providing respondents with large quantities of information, speed, and elimination of interviewer bias. Those seeking these advantages confront the problem of representativeness both in terms of coverage of the population and capabilities for drawing random samples. Two major strategies have been pursued commercially to develop the Internet as a survey mode. One strategy, used… CONTINUE READING
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