Session 1: Nonresponse in Surveys of the Low-Income Population

Chair: Richard Kulka, Research Triangle Institute

9:15a.m.–10:10a.m.

9:15a.m.

Designing Surveys Acknowledging Nonresponse

Authors: Robert Groves and Mick Couper, Institute for Survey Research, University of Michigan

9:45a.m.

Discussant: Mike Brick, Westat

9:55a.m.

Open Discussion Time

Session 2: Obtaining High Response Rates

Chair: John Adams, RAND

10:10a.m.–11:40a.m.

10:10a.m.

Methods for Obtaining High Response Rates in Telephone Surveys

Authors: David Cantor and Patricia Cunningham, Westat

10:40a.m.

High Response Rates for Low Income Population in In-Person Surveys

Authors: Barbara Bailar and Charlene Weiss, National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago

11:10a.m.

Discussant: Betsy Martin, Census Bureau

11:25a.m.

Open Discussion Time

11:40a.m.

Break

11:50a.m.

Paying Respondents for Survey Participation

Authors: Eleanor Singer, University of Michigan and Richard Kulka, Research Triangle Institute

12:20p.m.

Discussant: Sandra Berry, RAND

12:30p.m.

Open Discussion Time

Luncheon/Address (NAS Green Building Refectory)

12:45p.m.

Lunch



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