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Dr Jonathan Burton Associate Director, Surveys, University of Essex

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Curriculum vitae


Jonathan Burton is the Understanding Society Associate Director, Surveys and is responsible for the management of the survey.

Research Interests

  • Survey methods, particularly survey participation, willingess to consent to data linkage, use of technology and mobile devices in surveys, and mixed-mode studies.

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    Displaying all 12 publications

    1. Participation in a mobile app survey to collect expenditure data as part of a large-scale probability household panel: coverage and participation rates and biases

      Annette Jäckle, Jonathan Burton, Mick P. Couper, et al.

      1. Information And Communication Technologies
      2. Survey Methodology
      3. Finance
    2. Going online with a face-to-face household panel: effects of a mixed mode design on item and unit non-response

      Annette Jäckle, Peter Lynn, and Jonathan Burton

      1. Information And Communication Technologies
      2. Survey Methodology
    3. Analysis of four studies in a comparative framework reveals: health linkage consent rates on British cohort studies higher than on UK household panel surveys

      Gundi Knies and Jonathan Burton

      1. Survey Methodology
      2. Health
    4. Propensity to consent to data linkage: experimental evidence on the role of three survey design features in a UK longitudinal panel

      Emanuela Sala, Gundi Knies, and Jonathan Burton

    5. Collecting biomarkers using trained interviewers. Lessons learned from a pilot study

      Stephanie L. McFall, Anne Conolly, and Jonathan Burton

      1. Medicine
      2. Survey Methodology
      3. Health
      4. Biology
    6. Correlates of obtaining informed consent to data linkage: respondent, interview, and interviewer characteristics

      Emanuela Sala, Jonathan Burton, and Gundi Knies

    7. Consenting to health record linkage: evidence from a multi-purpose longitudinal survey of a general population

      Gundi Knies, Jonathan Burton, and Emanuela Sala

      1. Health
      2. Surveys
    8. Measuring ethnicity: challenges and opportunities for survey research

      Jonathan Burton, Alita Nandi, and Lucinda Platt

      1. Social Groups
      2. Survey Methodology
    9. Explorations: the status of women economists

      Joyce P. Jacobsen, Roberta Edgecombe Robb, Jonathan Burton, et al.

      1. Labour Market
      2. Economics
      3. Higher Education
    10. The long-term effectiveness of refusal conversion procedures on longitudinal surveys

      Jonathan Burton, Heather Laurie, and Peter Lynn

    11. The Influence of Mass Media in Shaping Public Opinion on the European Union

      Jonathan Burton and Sean Carey

    12. Identifying the true party identifiers: a question wording experiment

      David Sanders, Jonathan Burton, and Jack Kneeshaw


    Displaying all 3 media publications

    1. Reports outline ethnic research from University of Essex

    2. Reports outline ethnic research from University of Essex

    3. Equality slowly added to field of economics

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