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Mick P. Couper's Select Publications

Books

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

Groves, Robert M., F.J. Fowler, Mick P. Couper, James M. Lepkowski, Eleanor Singer, and R. Tourangeau. 2004. Survey Methodology. New York: Wiley. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., J. Rothgeb, J. Lessler, E.A. Martin, J. Martin, and Eleanor Singer. 2004. Methods for Testing and Evaluating Survey Questionnaires. New York: Wiley. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., R.P. Baker, J. Bethlehem, C. Clark, J. Martin, W.L. Nicholls II, and J. O'Reilly. 1998. Computer Assisted Survey Information Collection. New York: Wiley. Abstract.

Groves, Robert M., and Mick P. Couper. 1998. Nonresponse in Household Interview Surveys. New York: Wiley. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Axinn, William, Elyse Ann Jennings, and Mick P. Couper. 2015. "Response of sensitive behaviors to frequent measurement." Social Science Research, 49: 1-15. DOI. Abstract.

Singer, Eleanor, Mick P. Couper, Angela Fagerlin, Floyd J. Fowler, Carrie A. Levin, Peter A. Ubel, John Van Hoewyk, and Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher. 2014. "The role of perceived benefits and costs in patients' medical decisions." Health Expectations, 17(1): 4-14. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., and F. Kreuter. 2013. "Using paradata to explore item level response times in surveys." Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series a-Statistics in Society, 176: 271-286. DOI. Abstract.

McGonagle, Katherine, Robert F. Schoeni, and Mick P. Couper. 2013. "The effects of a between-wave incentive experiment on contact update and production outcomes in a panel study." Journal of Official Statistics, 29(2): 261-276. PMCID: PMC3253355. Abstract. Public Access.

Gatny, Heather H., Mick P. Couper, and William Axinn. 2013. "New strategies for biosample collection in population-based social research." Social Science & Medicine, 42(5): 1402-1409. PMCID: PMC3717190. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., and Eleanor Singer. 2013. "Informed Consent for Web Paradata Use." Survey Research Methods, 7(1): 57-67. PMCID: PMC3790572. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., Roger Tourangeau, Frederick G. Conrad, and Chan Zhang. 2013. "The Design of Grids in Web Surveys." Social Science Computer Review, 31(3): 322-345. NIHMSID: NIHMS563847. DOI. Abstract.

Davis, R., C. Caldwell, Mick P. Couper, Nancy K. Janz, G. Alexander, S. Greene, N. Zhang, and K. Resnicow. 2013. "Ethnic Identity, Questionnaire Content, and the Dilemma of Race Matching in Surveys of African Americans by African American Interviewers." Field Methods, 25(2): 142-161. DOI. Abstract.

Tourangeau, Roger, Mick P. Couper, and Frederick G. Conrad. 2013. ""Up Means Good" the effect of screen position on evaluative ratings in web surveys." Public Opinion Quarterly, 77: 69-88. PMCID: PMC3954164. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Sunghee Lee. 2013. "Encouraging Record Use for Financial Asset Questions in a Web Survey." Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology, 1(2): 171-182. PMCID: PMC4181530. DOI. Abstract.

Mavletova, Aigul, and Mick P. Couper. 2013. "Sensitive topics in PC web and mobile web surveys: Is there a difference?" Survey Research Methods, 7(3): 191-205. Abstract. Public Access.

Couper, Mick P. 2013. "Is the sky falling? New technology, changing media, and the future of surveys." Survey Research Methods, 7(3): 145-156. Abstract. Public Access.

Bosnjak, Michael, Iris Haas, Mirta Galesic, Lars Kaczmirek, Wolfgang Bandilla, and Mick P. Couper. 2013. "Sample Composition Discrepancies in Different Stages of a Probability-based Online Panel." Field Methods, 25(4): 339-360. DOI. Abstract.

Sakshaug, Joseph, Mick P. Couper, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and David Weir. 2012. "Linking survey and administrative records: mechanisms of consent." Sociological Methods and Research, 41: 535-569. DOI. Abstract.

Bauermeister, J., E. Pingel, Martin B. Zimmerman, Mick P. Couper, A. Carballo-Dieguez, and V. Strecher. 2012. "Data Quality in HIV/AIDS Web-Based Surveys: Handling Invalid and Suspicious Data." Field Methods, 24(3): 272-291. PMCID: PMC3505140. DOI. Abstract.

Groves, Robert M., S. Presser, Roger Tourangeau, B. West, Mick P. Couper, Eleanor Singer, and C. Toppe. 2012. "Support for the Survey Sponsor and Nonresponse Bias." Public Opinion Quarterly, 76(3): 512-524. DOI. Abstract.

Kaplowitz, M., F. Lupi, Mick P. Couper, and L. Thorp. 2012. "The Effect of Invitation Design on Web Survey Response Rates." Social Science Computer Review, 30(3): 339-349. DOI. Abstract.

Zikmund-Fisher, B., Mick P. Couper, and A. Fagerlin. 2012. "Disparities in patient reports of communications to inform decision making in the DECISIONS survey." Patient Education and Counseling, 87(2): 198-205. DOI. Abstract.

Yan, T., Frederick G. Conrad, Mick P. Couper, and Roger Tourangeau. 2011. "Should I stay or should I go: The effects of progress feedback, promised task duration, and length of questionnaire on completing web surveys." International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 23(2): 131-147. DOI. Abstract.

McGonagle, Katherine, Mick P. Couper, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2011. "Keeping Track of Panel Members: An Experimental Test of a Between-Wave Contact Strategy." Journal of Official Statistics, 27(2 (SI)): 319-338. PMCID: PMC3253355. Abstract.

Toepoel, Vera, and Mick P. Couper. 2011. "Can Verbal Instructions Counteract Visual Context Effects in Web Surveys?" Public Opinion Quarterly, 75(1): 1-18. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., Courtney Kennedy, Frederick G. Conrad, and Roger Tourangeau. 2011. "Designing Input Fields for Non-Narrative Open-Ended Responses in Web Surveys." Journal of Official Statistics, 27(1): 65-85. PMCID: PMC3570266. Abstract.

Davis, Rachel E., Ken Resnicow, and Mick P. Couper. 2011. "Survey Response Styles, Acculturation, and Culture Among a Sample of Mexican American Adults." Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42(7): 1219-1236. PMCID: PMC3171809. DOI. Abstract.

Joseph, C. L. M, J. Saltzgaber, S. Havstad, C. Johnson, D. Johnson, E. Peterson, G. Alexander, Mick P. Couper, and D. Ownby. 2011. "Comparison of early-, late-, and non-participants in a school-based asthma management program for urban high school students." Trials, 12: 141. PMCID: PMC3126736. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P. 2011. "The Future of Modes of Data Collection." Public Opinion Quarterly, 75(5): 889-908. DOI. Abstract.

Ludgate, M., M. Sabel, D. Fullen, M. Frohm, Mick P. Couper, T. Johnson, C. Bichakjian, and Julia S. Lee. 2011. "Internet Use and Anxiety in People with Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer." Dermatologic Surgery, 37(9): 1252-1259. DOI. Abstract.

Sakshaug, Joseph W., Mick P. Couper, and Mary Beth Ofstedal. 2010. "Characteristics of Physical Measurement Consent in a Population-Based Survey of Older Adults." Medical Care, 48(1): 64-71. DOI. Abstract.

Davis, R.E., Mick P. Couper, N.K. Janz, C.H. Caldwell, and K. Resnicow. 2010. "Interviewer effects in public health surveys." Health Education Research, 25(1): 14-26. PMCID: PMC2805402. DOI. Abstract.

Resnicow, K., V. Strecher, Mick P. Couper, H. Chua, R. Little, V. Nair, T.A. Polk, and A.A. Atienza. 2010. "Methodologic and Design Issues in Patient-Centered e-Health Research." American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38(1): 98-102. DOI.

Volk, M.L., G.J. Warren, R.R. Anspach, Mick P. Couper, R.M. Merion, and P.A. Ubel. 2010. "Attitudes of the American Public toward Organ Donation after Uncontrolled (Sudden) Cardiac Death." American Journal of Transplantation, 10(3): 675-680. DOI. Abstract.

Conrad, Frederick G., Mick P. Couper, Roger Tourangeau, and A. Peytchev. 2010. "The impact of progress indicators on task completion." Interacting with Computers, 22(5): 417-427. PMCID: PMC2910434. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., Eleanor Singer, Frederick G. Conrad, and Robert M. Groves. 2010. "Experimental Studies of Disclosure Risk, Disclosure Harm, Topic Sensitivity, and Survey Participation." Journal of Official Statistics, 26(2): 287-300. PMCID: PMC3134940. Abstract.

Lewis, C.L., Mick P. Couper, C.A. Levin, M.P. Pignone, and B.J. Zikmund-Fisher. 2010. "Plans to Stop Cancer Screening Tests Among Adults Who Recently Considered Screening." Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25(8): 859-864. PMCID: PMC2896590. DOI. Abstract.

Singer, Eleanor, Mick P. Couper, Trivellore Raghunathan, Toni Antonucci, M. Burmeister, and J. Van Hoewyk. 2010. "The Effect of Question Framing and Response Options on the Relationship between Racial Attitudes and Beliefs about Genes as Causes of Behavior." Public Opinion Quarterly, 74(3): 460-476. PMCID: PMC3045778. DOI. Abstract.

Volk, M.L., G.J. Warren, R.R. Anspach, Mick P. Couper, R.M. Merion, and P.A. Ubel. 2010. "Foreigners Traveling to the US for Transplantation May Adversely Affect Organ Donation: A National Survey." American Journal of Transplantation, 10(6): 1468-1472. DOI. Abstract.

Peytchev, A., Frederick G. Conrad, Mick P. Couper, and Roger Tourangeau. 2010. "Increasing respondents' use of definitions in web surveys." Journal of Official Statistics, 26(4): 633–650. PMCID: PMC3570267. Abstract. Public Access.

Baker, Reg, Stephen J. Blumberg, J. Michael Brick, Mick P. Couper, Melanie Courtright, J. Michael Dennis, Don Dillman, Martin R. Frankel, Philip Garland, Robert M. Groves, Courtney Kennedy, Jon Krosnick, Paul J. Lavrakas, Sunghee Lee, Michael Link, Linda Piekarski, Kumar Rao, Randall K. Thomas, and Dan Zahs. 2010. "Research Synthesis." Public Opinion Quarterly, 74(4): 711-781. DOI. Abstract.

Singer, Eleanor, and Mick P. Couper. 2010. "Communicating disclosure risk in informed consent statements." Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 5(3): 1-8. PMCID: PMC3159151. DOI. Abstract.

Zikmund-Fisher, Brian J., Mick P. Couper, Eleanor Singer, Carrie A. Levin, Floyd J, Jr. Fowler, Sonja Ziniel, Peter A. Ubel, and Angela Fagerlin. 2010. "The DECISIONS Study: A Nationwide Survey of United States Adults Regarding 9 Common Medical Decisions." Medical Decision Making, 30: 20S-34S. DOI. Abstract.

Fagerlin, Angela, Karen R. Sepucha, Mick P. Couper, Carrie A. Levin, Eleanor Singer, and Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher. 2010. "Patients' Knowledge about 9 Common Health Conditions: The DECISIONS Survey." Medical Decision Making, 30(Suppl. 5): 35S-52S. DOI. Abstract.

Hoffman, Richard M., Carmen L. Lewis, Michael P. Pignone, Mick P. Couper, Michael J. Barry, Joann G. Elmore, Carrie A. Levin, John Van Hoewyk, and Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher. 2010. "Decision-Making Processes for Breast, Colorectal, and Prostate Cancer Screening: The DECISIONS Survey." Medical Decision Making, 30(Suppl. 5): 53S-64S. PMCID: PMC3139436. DOI. Abstract.

Ratanawongsa, Neda, Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher, Mick P. Couper, John Van Hoewyk, and Neil R. Powe. 2010. "Race, Ethnicity, and Shared Decision Making for Hyperlipidemia and Hypertension Treatment: The DECISIONS Survey." Medical Decision Making, 30(Suppl. 5): 65S-76S. DOI. Abstract.

Sepucha, Karen R., Angela Fagerlin, Mick P. Couper, Carrie A. Levin, Eleanor Singer, and Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher. 2010. "How Does Feeling Informed Relate to Being Informed? The DECISIONS Survey." Medical Decision Making, 30(Suppl. 5): 77S-84S. DOI. Abstract.

Zikmund-Fisher, Brian J., Mick P. Couper, Eleanor Singer, Peter A. Ubel, Sonja Ziniel, Floyd J. Fowler, and Angela Fagerlin. 2010. "Deficits and Variations in Patients' Experience with Making 9 Common Medical Decisions: The DECISIONS Survey." Medical Decision Making, 30(Suppl. 5): 85S-95S. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., Eleanor Singer, Carrie A. Levin, Floyd J. Fowler, Angela Fagerlin, and Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher. 2010. "Use of the Internet and Ratings of Information Sources for Medical Decisions: Results from the DECISIONS Survey." Medical Decision Making, 30(Suppl. 5): 106S-114S. DOI. Abstract.

Dillard, Amanda J., Mick P. Couper, and Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher. 2010. "Perceived Risk of Cancer and Patient Reports of Participation in Decisions about Screening: The DECISIONS Study." Medical Decision Making, 30(Suppl. 5): 96S-105S. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., Roger Tourangeau, and Theresa Marvin. 2009. "Taking the Audio Out of Audio-CASI." Public Opinion Quarterly, 73(2): 281-303. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Krysan, Maria, Mick P. Couper, Reynolds Farley, and Tyrone A. Forman. 2009. "Does Race Matter in Neighborhood Preferences? Results from a Video Experiment." American Journal of Sociology, 115(2): 527-559. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., and Eleanor Singer. 2009. "The role of numeracy in informed consent for surveys." Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 4(4): 17-26. PMCID: PMC2857726. DOI. Abstract.

Hoffman, R.M., Mick P. Couper, B.J. Zikmund-Fisher, C.A. Levin, M. McNaughton-Collins, D.L. Helitzer, J. VanHoewyk, and M.J. Barry. 2009. "Prostate Cancer Screening Decisions Results From the National Survey of Medical Decisions (DECISIONS Study)." Archives of Internal Medicine, 169(17): 1611-1618. Abstract.

Schonlau, M., A. van Soest, A. Kapteyn, and Mick P. Couper. 2009. "Selection Bias in Web Surveys and the Use of Propensity Scores." Sociological Methods & Research, 37(3): 291-318. DOI. Abstract.

Wong, J.B., Mick P. Couper, C. Levin, J. Van Hoewyk, and B.J. Zikmund-Fisher. 2009. "A National Survey of Decision-Making in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease: Knowledge and Perspectives on Coronary Revascularization." Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 53(10): A368-A369.

Krysan, Maria, Reynolds Farley, and Mick P. Couper. 2008. "In the Eye of the Beholder." DuBois Review: Social Science Research on Race , 5(1): 5-26. DOI. Abstract.

Alexander, G.L., G.W. Divine, Mick P. Couper, J.B. McClure, M.A. Stopponi, K.K. Fortman, D.D. Tolsma, V.J. Strecher, and C.C. Johnson. 2008. "Effect of incentives and mailing features on online health program enrollment." American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 34(5): 382-388. PMCID: PMC2442737. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., and P.V. Miller. 2008. "Web Survey Methods Introduction." Public Opinion Quarterly, 72(5): 831-835. DOI.

Galesic, M., Roger Tourangeau, Mick P. Couper, and Frederick G. Conrad. 2008. "Eye-Tracking Data: New Insights on Response Order Effects and Other Cognitive Shortcuts in Survey Responding." Public Opinion Quarterly, 72(5): 892-913. PMCID: PMC3022327. DOI. Abstract.

Singer, Eleanor, and Mick P. Couper. 2008. "Do Incentives exert undue influence on survey participation? experimental evidence." Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 3(3): 49-56. PMCID: PMC2600442. DOI. Abstract.

Singer, Eleanor, Mick P. Couper, Trivellore Raghunathan, J. Van Hoewyk, and Toni Antonucci. 2008. "Trends in US attitudes toward genetic testing, 1990-2004." Public Opinion Quarterly, 72(3): 446-458. PMCID: PMC3045776. DOI. Abstract.

Strecher, V.J., J. McClure, G. Alexander, B. Chakraborty, V. Nair, J. Konkel, S. Greene, Mick P. Couper, C. Carlier, C. Wiese, R. Little, C. Pomerleau, and O. Pomerleau. 2008. "The Role of Engagement in a Tailored Web-Based Smoking Cessation Program: Randomized Controlled Trial." Journal of Medical Internet Research, 10(5). PMCID: PMC2630833. DOI. Abstract.

Valerio, M.A., E.A. Parker, Mick P. Couper, C.M. Connell, and N.K. Janz. 2008. "Demographic and clinical characteristics predictive of asthma diary use among women." Journal of Asthma, 45(5): 357-361. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., Eleanor Singer, Frederick G. Conrad, and Robert M. Groves. 2008. "Risk of Disclosure, Perceptions of Risk, and Concerns about Privacy and Confidentiality as Factors in Survey Participation." Journal of Official Statistics, 24(2): 255-275. PMCID: PMC3096944. Abstract. Public Access.

Couper, Mick P., A. Kapteyn , M. Schonlau, and J. Winter. 2007. "Noncoverage and nonresponse in an Internet survey." Social Science Research, 36(1): 131-148. DOI. Abstract.

Tourangeau, Roger, Mick P. Couper, and Frederick G. Conrad. 2007. "Color, labels, and interpretive heuristics for response scales." Public Opinion Quarterly, 71:91-112. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P. 2007. "Issues of representation in eHealth research (with a focus on web surveys)." American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 32(5): S83-S89. DOI. Abstract.

Singer, Eleanor, Toni Antonucci, M. Burmeister, Mick P. Couper, Trivellore Raghunathan, and J. Van Hoewyk. 2007. "Beliefs about genes and environment as determinants of behavioral characteristics." International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 19(3): 331-353. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., Frederick G. Conrad, and Roger Tourangeau. 2007. "Visual context effects in web surveys." Public Opinion Quarterly, 71(4): 623-634. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., A. Peytchev, V.J. Strecher, K. Rothert, and John Ellis Anderson. 2007. "Following up Nonrespondents to an online weight management intervention: Randomized trial comparing mail versus telephone." Journal of Medical Internet Research, 9(2): e16. PMCID: PMC1913938. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Glasgow, R.E., C.C. Nelson, K.A. Kearney, R. Reid, D.P. Ritzwoller, V.J. Strecher, Mick P. Couper, B. Green, and K. Wildenhaus. 2007. "Reach, engagement, and retention in an internet-based weight loss program in a multi-site randomized controlled trial." Journal of Medical Internet Research, 9(2). PMCID: PMC1874718. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Valerio, M.A., N.K. Janz, E.A. Parker, C.M. Connell, and Mick P. Couper. 2007. "Women with asthma: Who uses an asthma diary and how helpful is it?" Chest, 132(4): 450S-450S. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., E. Ryu, and R.W. Marans. 2006. "Survey Incentives: Cash vs. In-Kind; Face-to-Face vs. Mail; Response Rate vs. Nonresponse Error." International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 18(1): 89-106. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., S.E. McCabe, J.A. Cranford, and C.J. Boyd. 2006. "Comparison of Web and Mail Surveys for Studying Secondary Consequences Associated with Substance Use: Evidence for Minimal Mode Effects." Addictive Behaviors, 31(1): 162-168. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., Roger Tourangeau, Frederick G. Conrad, and Eleanor Singer. 2006. "Evaluating the effectiveness of visual analog scales - A web experiment." Social Science Computer Review, 24(2), 227-245. DOI. Abstract.

Conrad, Frederick G., Mick P. Couper, Roger Tourangeau, and Andrey Peytchev. 2006. "Use and non-use of clarification features in web surveys." Journal of Official Statistics, 22(2): 245-269. Abstract. Public Access.

Groves, Robert M., Mick P. Couper, S. Presser, Eleanor Singer, Roger Tourangeau, G.P. Acosta, and L. Nelson. 2006. "Experiments in producing nonresponse bias." Public Opinion Quarterly, 70(5): 720-736. DOI. Abstract.

Peytchev, Andy, Mick P. Couper, Sean Esteban McCabe, and Scott D. Crawford. 2006. "Web survey design - Paging versus scrolling." Public Opinion Quarterly, 70(4): 596-607. DOI. Abstract.

Vinokur, Amiram D D., Robert M. Merion, Mick P. Couper, Eleanor G. Jones, and Yihui Dong. 2006. "Educational Web-based intervention for high school students to increase knowledge and promote positive attitudes toward organ donation." Health Education and Behavior, 33(6): 773-786. DOI. Abstract.

Galesic, M., Roger Tourangeau, and Mick P. Couper. 2006. "Complementing random-digit-dial telephone surveys with other approaches to collecting sensitive data." American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 31(5): 437-43. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Couper, Mick P. 2005. "Technology trends in survey data collection." Social Science Computer Review, 23(4): 486-501. DOI. Abstract.

Tourangeau, Roger, Mick P. Couper, and Frederick G. Conrad. 2004. "Spacing, Position, and Order - Interpretive Heuristics for Visual Features of Survey Questions." Public Opinion Quarterly, 68(3): 368-393. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., Roger Tourangeau, and K. Kenyon. 2004. "Picture This! Exploring Visual Effects in Web Surveys." Public Opinion Quarterly, 68(2): 255-266. DOI. Abstract.

Presser, S., Mick P. Couper, J.T. Lessler, E. Martin, J. Martin, J.M. Rothgeb, and Eleanor Singer. 2004. "Methods for Testing and Evaluating Survey Questions." Public Opinion Quarterly, 68(1): 109-130. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., Roger Tourangeau, F.G. Conrad, and S.D. Crawford. 2004. "What They See Is What We Get - Response Options for Web Surveys." Social Science Computer Review, 22(1): 111-127. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., Eleanor Singer, and R. Tourangeau. 2004. "Does Voice Matter? An Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Experiment." Journal of Official Statistics, 20(3): 551-570. Abstract. Public Access.

Kraut, R.M., J. Olson, M. Banaji, A. Bruckman, J. Cohen, and Mick P. Couper. 2004. "Psychological Research Online: Report of Board of Scientific Affairs' Advisory Group on the Conduct of Research on the Internet." American Psychologist, 59(2): 106-117. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Reed, B.D., S. Crawford, Mick P. Couper, C. Cave, and H.K. Haefner. 2004. "Pain at the Vulvar Vestibule: A Web-Based Survey." Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 8(1): 48-57. Abstract.

Tourangeau, Roger, Mick P. Couper, and D.M. Steiger. 2003. "Humanizing Self-Administered Surveys: Experiments on Social Presence in Web and IVR Surveys." Computers in Human Behavior, 19, 1-24. DOI. Abstract.

Merion, R.M., A.D. Vinokur, Mick P. Couper, E.G. Jones, Y.H. Dong, M. Wimsatt, J. Warren, and S. Katz. 2003. "Internet-Based Intervention to Promote Organ Donor Registry Participation and Family Notification." Transplantation, 75(8): 1175-1179. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P., Eleanor Singer, and Roger Tourangeau. 2003. "Understanding the Effects of Audio-CASI on Self-Reports of Sensitive Behavior." Public Opinion Quarterly, 67(3): 385-395. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Krysan, M., and Mick P. Couper. 2003. "Race in the Live and the Virtual Interview: Racial Deference, Social Desirability, and Activation Effects in Attitude Surveys." Social Psychology Quarterly, 66(4): 364-383. Abstract. Licensed Access.

McCabe, Sean E., C. Boyd, Mick P. Couper, S. Crawford, and H. d'Arcy. 2002. "Mode Effects for Collecting Alcohol and Other Drug Use Data: Web and US Mail." Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 63 (6), 755-761. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Corouvray, C., and Mick P. Couper. 2002. "Designing a Strategy for Reducing "No Opinion" Responses in Web-Based Surveys." Social Science Computer Review, 20(1): 3-9. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P. 2001. "Web Surveys: A Review of Issues and Approaches." Public Opinion Quarterly, 64(4), 464-494. Licensed Access.

Couper, Mick P., Michael W. Traugott, and Mark J. Lamias. 2001. "Web Survey Design and Administration." Public Opinion Quarterly, 65(2): 230-253. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Crawford, S.D., Mick P. Couper, and M.J. Lamias. 2001. "Web Surveys - Perceptions of Burden." Social Science Computer Review, 19(2): 146-162. DOI. Abstract.

Couper, Mick P. 2000. "Usability Evaluation of Computer Assisted Survey Instruments." Social Science Computer Review, 18(4), 384-396. DOI. Abstract.

Fuchs, Marek, Mick P. Couper, and S.E. Hansen. 2000. "Technology Effects: Do CAPI or PAPI Interviews Take Longer?" Journal of Official Statistics, 16(3), 273-286. Abstract. Public Access.

Couper, Mick P., J. Blair, and T. Triplett. 1999. "A Comparison of Mail and E-mail for a Survey of Employees in U.S. Statistical Agencies." Journal of Official Statistics, 15(1), 39-56. Abstract. Public Access.

Couper, Mick P., E.L. Singer, and R.A. Kulka. 1998. "Participation in the Decennial Census: Politics, Privacy, Pressures." American Politics Quarterly, 26(1): 59-80. DOI. Abstract.

Chapters

Hansen, S.E., and Mick P. Couper. 2004. "Usability Testing as a Means of Evaluating Computer Assisted Survey Instruments." In Methods for Testing and Evaluating Survey Questionnaire edited by S. Presser, J. Rothgeb, M.P. Couper, J. Lessler, E.A. Martin, J. Martin, and E. Singer. New York: Wiley.

Couper, Mick P. 2003. "Internet Surveys." In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods edited by M. Lewis-Beck, A.E. Bryman, and Liao, T.F.. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Couper, Mick P., and Robert M. Groves. 2002. "Introductory Interactions in Telephone Surveys and Nonresponse." In Standardization and Tacit Knowledge; Interaction and Practice in the Survey Interview edited by DW Maynard. Pp. 161-177. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

Couper, Mick P., and E.D. de Leeuw. 2002. "Nonresponse in Cross-Cultural and Cross-National Surveys." In Using Surveys Across Cultures and Nations edited by Harkness, J.A., van de Vijver, F.J.R., and Mohler, P.P. . 157-177. New York: Wiley.

Lozar Manfreda, K., Mick P. Couper, M. Vohar, Salvador Rivas, and V. Vehovar. 2002. "Virtual Selves and Web Surveys." In Developments in Social Science Methodology edited by A. Ferligoj and A. Mrvar. Ljubljana: FDV.

Lepkowski, James M., and Mick P. Couper. 2002. "Nonresponse in Longitudinal Household Surveys." In Survey Nonresponse edited by R.M. Groves, D. Dillman, J. Eltinge, and R. Little. Pp. 259-272. New York: Wiley.

Couper, Mick P. 2001. "The Promises and Perils of Web Surveys." In The Challenge of the Internet edited by A Westlake et al.. Pp. 35-56. London: Association for Survey Computing.

Couper, Mick P., and S.E. Hansen. 2001. "Computer Assisted Interviewing." In Handbook of Interviewing edited by J.F. Gubrium and J. Holstein. Pp. 557-575. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Couper, Mick P. 1999. "The Application of Cognitive Science to Computer Assisted Interviewing." In Cognition and Survey Research edited by MG Sirken, DJ Hermann, S Schechter, N Schwarz, JM Tanur, R Tourangeau. New York: Wiley.

Conference Proceedings

Couper, Mick P., and James Wagner. 2011. "Using Paradata and Responsive Design to Manage Survey Nonresponse." Proceedings of ISI 2011, Public Access.

PSC Reports

Farley, Reynolds, Mick P. Couper, and Maria Krysan. 2007. "Race and Revitalization in the Rust Belt: A Motor City Story." PSC Research Report No. 07-620. April 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Other Reports

Van Soest, Arthur, Arie Kapteyn, and Mick P. Couper. 2006. "Selection bias in web surveys and the use of propensity scores." Rand Working Paper WR-279Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation.