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Mon, March 13, 2017, noon:
Rachel Best

Mick P. Couper

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Ph.D., University of Cape Town

Dr. Couper's current research interests include survey non-response, design and implementation of survey data collection, effects of technology on the survey process, and computer-assisted interviewing, including both interviewer-adminstered (CATI and CAPI) and self-administered (web, audio-CASI, IVR) surveys. Many of his current projects focus on the design of web surveys.

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Books

Couper, Mick P. 2008. Designing Effective Web Surveys. New York: Cambridge University Press. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Tourangeau, Roger, H. Sun, Frederick G. Conrad, and Mick P. Couper. Forthcoming. "Examples in Open-Ended Survey Questions." International Journal of Public Opinion Research. DOI.

Hanauer, D., G. Branford, G. Greenberg, S. Kileny, Mick P. Couper, K. Zheng, and S. Choi. Forthcoming. "Two-year longitudinal assessment of physicians' perceptions after replacement of a longstanding homegrown electronic health record: does a J-curve of satisfaction really exist?" Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., and G. Peterson. Forthcoming. "Why Do Web Surveys Take Longer on Smartphones?" Social Science Computer Review. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P. 2017. "New Developments in Survey Data Collection." Annual Review of Sociology, 43(1). DOI.

Conrad, Frederick G., Mick P. Couper, and J. Sakshaug. 2016. "Classifying Open-Ended Reports: Factors Affecting the Reliability of Occupation Codes." Journal of Official Statistics, 32(1): 75-92. DOI. Abstract.

Sakshaug, J., A. Schmucker, F. Kreuter, Mick P. Couper, and Eleanor Singer. 2016. "Evaluating Active (Opt-In) and Passive (Opt-Out) Consent Bias in the Transfer of Federal Contact Data to a Third-Party Survey Agency." Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology, 4(3): 382-416. DOI. Abstract.

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