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Kimball's failed replication of Reinhart-Rogoff finding cited in argument for tempered public response to social science research results

Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT

Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

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Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

Jennifer S. Barber

Barber's survey method of 'ask less more often' cited as example for UX research

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Putting the “Long” into Longitudinal: UX Lessons from Survey Research" - UXmatters. 08/08/2011.

This piece looks at Jennifer Barber's research method of using weekly 5-minute web or phone questionnaires—with a mixture of standard and variable questions each week—as a model for getting high levels of information with less resistance to provision in user experience surveys.

Researcher:

Jennifer S. Barber

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