Sample size of 2 vs 200?

October 1, 2012

Interesting article here about the military. Here’s the original article, which I still need to read.


Sexual orientation question

May 15, 2012

How to ask about sexual orientation and transgender status? The Feds are trying to figure it out.


Survey Says

March 12, 2012

What a fantastic survey question.
http://www.newyorker.com/humor/2012/03/19/120319sh_shouts_frazier

Remember, always ask the surveyor specifics if you don’t understand the question.

Based on this: http://www.mainstreet.com/article/career/employment/5-americans-would-get-divorced-just-work-home


AAPOR student travel awards

March 1, 2012

Want to be more active in AAPOR? But you’re a grad student with barely enough money for ramen?
http://sherwood-aapor.informz.net/sherwood-aapor/archives/archive_2172062.html


Colbert polling data

January 19, 2012

This is fantastic, from start to finish. Colbert’s Super PAC (run for legal reasons by Jon Stewart) hired Marist to do a list-assisted RDD survey of 2000 people.

http://maristpoll.marist.edu/119-colbert/


RTI’s bright research idea

January 5, 2012

RTI has announced a fantastic contest to include 10 questions into an omnibus survey.

Details here.

We need more creative, innovative things like this in the survey research world.