Program

February 26 - February 27, 2020

Steering Committee: Arie Kapteyn, Lila Rabinovich, Joanne Yoong, Jill Darling, Marco Angrisani, University of Southern California and Marcel Das, Tilburg University

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

Day 1

Building and Using Online Panels

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9 am

Welcome Address by Arie Kapteyn (CESR)

SESSION 1

9:15 am

The Value and Challenges of Online Probability Panels

Session Chair: Marcel Das (CentERdata, Tilburg University)

 

Courtney Kennedy (Pew Research)
Comparing Probability Panels to Opt-in Sources in Security and Data Quality

 

Frank Graves  (EKOS Research Associates Inc.)

Evolving Challenges and Solutions in Developing Scientifically Accurate Probability Panels: The Canadian Experience with the Probit Panel (Canada PROBIT)

SESSION 2

10 am

Recruiting and Retention

Session Chair: Jill Darling (UAS)

 

Sarah Dumas (New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene)

Assessing the potential for self-selection bias among respondents recruited for a probability-based panel of New York City adults

 

Ipek Bilgen ​(NORC at the University of Chicago)

Examination of Recruitment Mailing Design Decisions for a Probability-based Research Panel (AmeriSpeak)

 

Katherine Carman (RAND)

The Impact of Numeracy on Internet Panel Retention 

Break 

SESSION 3

11:30 am

Evaluating and Managing Bias

Session Chair: Marco Angrisani (CESR)

 

Jonathan Best​ (SSRS)

Response Patterns in Probability-Based Web Panels

 

Mansour Fahimi (Ipsos)

Recruitment-Level Nonresponse Bias Analysis for Online Panel (KnowledgePanel)

 

Jenny Marlar (GALLUP)

Overcoming Coverage Bias in Online Probability-Based Panels

LUNCH KEYNOTE

12:30 pm

Annette Jäckle: Using mobile apps for data collection: 10 things we’ve learnt from experimental testing on the Understanding Society Innovation Panel

Session Chair: Arie Kapteyn (CESR)

SESSION 4

2 pm

New Data Collection - Promise and Pitfalls

Session Chair: Marcin Hitczenko (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)

 

Marcel Das (CentERdata, Tilburg University)

Innovation in online data collection for scientific research: The Dutch LISS panel

 

Arie Kapteyn (CESR) 

Does Feedback from Activity Trackers influence Physical Activity? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

SESSION 5

2:45 pm

Enabling Mixed Methods

Session Chair: Lila Rabinovich (CESR)

 

Andrew Parker (RAND)

Mixed Qualitative-Quantitative Methods Using Online Panels to Understand Never, Sometimes, and Always Flu Vaccinators 

 

Matthias Schonlau (University of Waterloo)

Automatic Coding of Text Answers to Open-ended Questions: Should you Double Code the Training Data?

3:30 pm

Break

SESSION 6

4:00 pm

Interdisciplinary Research

Session Chair: Jeremy Burke (CESR)

 

Gema Zamarro  (University of Arkansas)

Coordination, Personality, and Cognitive Ability: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Internet Panel 

 

JoNell Strough (West Virginia University)

Societal Norms and Risk Aversion in Medical Treatment Decisions

4:45 pm

Closing Remarks for Day 1 

5:15 pm

Reception

 

Day 2

Online Panels in Policy and Practice: Financial Decision Making

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9 am

Welcome Address by Arie Kapteyn (CESR)

SESSION 7

9:15 am

New Approaches to Observational Data

Session Chair: Marco Angrisani (CESR)

 

Necati Celik (Financial Health Network)

Linked Survey and Transactional Data for Financial Health Measurement: Findings from Small-Scale Research Pilot

 

Heng Chen  (Bank of Canada)

Combining Modes and Multi-Frames for Estimation in Two Canadian Payment Studies

SESSION 8

10 am

Experimental Approaches to Understanding Behavior

Session Chair: Andrew Parker (RAND)

 

Wändi Bruine de Bruin (USC)

Effect of mortality salience on charitable donations: Evidence from a national sample 

 

Arie Kapteyn (CESR)

Behavioral Impediments to Valuing Annuities: Complexity and Choice Bracketing

Break 

SESSION 9

11:15 am

Understanding Financial Literacy and Financial Education

Session Chair: Tania Gutsche (CESR)

 

Annamaria Lusardi​ (GFLEC)

The Stability and Predictive Power of Financial Literacy: Evidence from Longitudinal Data

 

Jeremy Burke (CESR)

Can Online Educational Interventions Reduce Susceptibility to Financial Fraud?

SESSION 10

12 pm

Informing Evidence-based Policy

Session Chair: Jude Soundararajan​  (SSA)

 

Patricia Delafuente (UMBC)​ 

Social Security Administration – Understanding Impact of Technology on Preferences of Receiving the Social Security Statement 

 

Francisco Perez-Arce (CESR)

What Difference Can Three Words Make? The Impact of Social Security Terminology on Retirement

1:00 pm

Closing Remarks

1:15 pm

Lunch

Conference Organizers:  Kristin Burnell (GFLEC), Tania Gutsche, Tarra Kohli, Lila Rabinovich, Pam Tyler, and Joanne Yoong