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A Probability-based Web Panel in Taiwan

December 20, 2021

Due to the advantages of lower cost and higher efficiency, online surveys have been more commonly used than other survey modes. The disadvantages of volunteer-based or non-probability online surveys, however, are associated with lack of a sampling frame, selection bias, and coverage issues which often result in lower data quality and skewed response distributions. Recent […]

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Survey Practices in Taiwan in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

July 2, 2020

The Center for Survey Research (CSR), RCHSS, Academia Sinica, with which I am affiliated, has been regularly conducting academic surveys for over two decades, mostly in-person and telephone interviews. Each is planned ahead for two to four months, depending on its mode and scale. Like in other countries, the scheduled surveys here in 2020 have […]

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Some Observations on Survey Research Methods and Their Applications in Taiwan: The 2018 Conference and Others

December 8, 2018

As you all know, research methods and methodology are important for all disciplines in social sciences. There is far less research on methodology, however, than that on its applications in most countries. The Center for Survey Research (CSR), Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, Academia Sinica, with which I am affiliated, is one of […]

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