Journal article

The impact of questioning method on measurement error in panel survey measures of benefit receipt: evidence from a validation study

Peter Lynn, Annette Jaeckle, Stephen P Jenkins, Emanuela Sala

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society) | WILEY | Published : 2012


Awarded by Economic and Social Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

This paper derives from the ISMIE project, which was funded under the Economic and Social Research Council research methods programme, grant H333250031. We also benefit from the core funding of the UK Longitudinal Studies Centre at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, by the Economic and Social Research Council (award H562255004) and the University of Essex. All four authors worked at the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the time that this research was carried out. We are grateful to Institute colleagues for their assistance in producing the ISMIE data set, especially Nick Buck, Jon Burton, John Fildes, Heather Laurie, Mike Merrett and Fran Williams. NOP Research programmed the ISMIE computer-assisted personal interviewing script and carried out the fieldwork. We are also indebted to the Information and Analysis Directorate, DWP Information Centre, especially Catherine Bundy, Katie Dodd and Judith Ridley, for implementing the data linkages. We thank the Joint Editor, Asssociate Editor and referees for their comments on an earlier draft of this paper. The opinions that are expressed in this paper are the views of the authors alone.