Session 43:
Bias in demographic surveys

Thursday, June 26
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Lecture Room 328
3rd floor

Chair: Gabriele Doblhammer-Reiter, University of Rostock

  1. Error in the measurement of mortality: an application to the analysis of racial mortality disparityYu-Chieh Hsu, University of Chicago and NORC

  2. Blurred memory, deliberate misreporting, or “true tales”? How different survey methods affect respondents’ reports of partnership status at first birthMichaela Kreyenfeld, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Sonja Bastin, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  3. Reconstructing women’s reproductive histories: are survey data reliable?Francesca Rinesi, Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT); Marina Attili, Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT); Claudia Iaccarino, Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT)

  4. Questioning children about family relations within a multi-actor perspective: selectivity bias and social desirability according to the participation and presence of parentsSofie Vanassche, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Nele Havermans, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Koen Matthijs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

  5. Attrition in the Austrian generations and gender survey: is there a bias by fertility relevant aspects?Isabella Buber-Ennser, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

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