Organizers: Arie Kapteyn, Lila Rabinovich, and Joanne Yoong, University of Southern California

Thursday February 21st, 2019

Location: George Washington University (Elliott School of International Affairs - City View Room) 1957 E Street NW Washington, DC 20052. 

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9 am

Welcome Address by Arie Kapteyn (USC) VIDEO


9.10 - 10.30 am


Recruiting and Retention

Session Chair: Jill Darling (USC)

Canceled due to illness 

Tania Gutsche (CESR USC) VIDEO
Co-authors: Jill Darling and Bas Weerman

Panel Engagement: Or why our phones keep ringing (UAS)

9.40 - 9.55 am

Mansour Fahimi (Chief Statistician and SVP at Ipsos) VIDEO
Co-authors:  Ge Tang, and Frances M. Barlas

Comparisons of Probability and Nonprobability Samples from Online Panels

Mario Xavier Carrasco (USC and ThinkNow) VIDEO

The Changing Face of Hispanic Online Panels (ThinkNow)

10.10 - 10.30 am


10.30 - 10.45 am



10.45 - 12 pm

Innovations In Measurement and Data Collection

Session Chair: Jeremy Burke (USC)

Marco Angrisani (USC) VIDEO
Co-authors: Arie Kapyteyn, Swaroop Samek

Real Time Measurement of Household Electronic Financial Transactions in a Population Representative Panel (UAS)

Arie Kapteyn (USC) VIDEO
Co-author: Jill Darling

Integration of Surveys, Wearables and Mobile Devices (UAS)

Gema Zamarro (University of Arkansas)
Co-authors: James Soland, Albert Cheng & Collin Hitt 

Identifying Naturally-occurring Direct Assessments of Character Skills: The Promise of Survey Metadata (UAS)

Jill Darling (USC) VIDEO
Co-authors: Margaret Gatz, Ying Liu

Platform differences in assessing cognitive response time (UAS)

11.45 - 12 pm


12 pm - 1 pm

Lunch Keynote: Courtney Kennedy, Pew Research Center VIDEO

Introduction: Arie Kapteyn


1 - 2.20 pm

Panel Management

Session Chair: Arie Kapteyn

Ipek Bilgen (NORC) VIDEO
Co-authors: J. Michael Dennis, N. Ganesh 

Examination of Nonresponse Follow-up Impact on AmeriSpeak Panel Data Quality

Elodie Perodin (Sciences Po) VIDEO

ELIPSS : how to maintain participation in a probability based internet panel

Chintan Turakhia (SSRS) VIDEO
Co-authors: Jennifer Su, Jennifer Schmidt, Kyle Berta, Jonathan Best

Response Patterns in Probability based Web Panel (SSRS Panel)

1.45 - 2 pm

Frances M. Barlas (IPSOS) VIDEO
Co-authors: Mansour Fahimi, Randall K. Thomas, Ge Tang(IPSOS)

Are Panel Effects a Concern with Online Panels?  

2 - 2.15 pm


2.15 - 2.30 pm



2.40 - 3.40 pm


Surveys and Experiments to Inform Policy and Practice – Socioeconomic Well-Being

Session Chair: Joanne Yoong (USC)

Kyla Thomas (USC) VIDEO

The Psychology of Distinction: How Cultural Tastes Shape Person Perception in the United States (UAS)

John Sabelhaus(Federal Reserve) VIDEO

Subjective Expectations and Risky Household Decisions: Results from an On-Line Experiment (SCE)

Kristi Scott (SSA) VIDEO
Co-authors: Richard Chard, Matt Messel, David Rogofsky

Lifetime Migration among Retired, Disabled, and Working Populations (UAS)


3.40 - 3.55 pm






3.55 - 4.55 pm


Surveys and Experiments Inform Policy and Practice – Financial Decisionmaking

Session Chair: Gary Mottola, FINRA

Andrew Dunn (CFSI) VIDEO

The US Financial Health Pulse (UAS)  

Angela Fontes (NORC) VIDEO

Collecting household financial data online: A comparison of the Financial Well-being and Literacy survey with federal data benchmarks (AmeriSpeak)

4.25 - 4.40 pm

Angela Hung (RAND) VIDEO

Co-Authors:  Julie Agnew, Nicole Montgomery, and Susan Thorp

White Label Funds in Retirement Plans (UAS)


Closing Address by Annamaria Lusardi, GFLEC, George Washington University

5 - 6 pm Reception sponsored by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation