Telephone surveys for data collection – some reflections

Abraham, Rosa and Mohan, Mridhula (2023) Telephone surveys for data collection – some reflections. Working Paper. UNSPECIFIED.

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The last few years have seen an upheaval in practices of data collection and survey methods. Even before the pandemic, several data collection endeavors had begun the transition to digital, computer-assisted, and tablet-based surveys. India’s labor force surveys themselves had moved away from traditional paper- based surveys to computer-assisted PI techniques. The Covid-19 pandemic imposed a massive shock to these practices. Across several countries, ongoing surveys had to be prematurely terminated or put on hold in the interest of the safety of enumerators and interviewers.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Authors: Abraham, Rosa and Mohan, Mridhula
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Subjects: Social sciences > Public administration > General considerations of public administration > Public administration of general forms of assistance > Census and surveys
Divisions: Azim Premji University > Research Centre > Centre for Sustainable Employment
Full Text Status: Public
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