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Professor Peter Lynn Professor of Survey Methodology, University of Essex

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Email
plynn@essex.ac.uk
Telephone
01206 874809
Office
2N2.5A.03 (Level 5A)
Curriculum vitae

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3493-5686

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=7nJPKZYAAAAJ

Research Interests

Peter is Understanding Society Associate Director for Methodology and is currently President of the International Association of Survey Statisticians. His research interests encompass all aspects of survey methodology, with a particular focus on methods for longitudinal surveys. Research-active topics include:

  • Sampling, weighting and estimation methods
  • Non-response and response maximisation techniques
  • Targeted and adaptive survey design
  • Mixed-mode survey design
  • Measurement errors in surveys

Latest Blog Posts


    Publications

    Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 258 in total

    1. Tackling panel attrition

      Peter Lynn

    2. Challenges in conducting a new longitudinal study on children and young people well-being in the European Union

      Jessica Ozan, Gary Pollock, Haridhan Goswami, et al.

      1. Young People
      2. Well Being
      3. Surveys
    3. Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 10: results from methodological experiments

      Tarek Al Baghal, Caroline Bryson, Hayley Fisher, et al.

    4. Generalization of classic question order effects across cultures

      Tobias H. Stark, Henning Silber, Jon A. Krosnick, et al.

      1. Survey Methodology
      2. Sociology
    5. The role of e-mail communications in determining response rates and mode of participation in a mixed-mode design

      Alexandru Cernat and Peter Lynn

    6. Design and implementation of a high-quality probability sample of immigrants and ethnic minorities: lessons learnt

      Peter Lynn, Alita Nandi, Violetta Parutis, et al.

      1. Migration
      2. Survey Methodology
      3. Ethnic Groups
    7. Some Indicators of Sample Representativeness and Attrition Bias for BHPS and Understanding Society

      Peter Lynn and Magda Borkowska

    8. Design and implementation of a high quality probability sample of immigrants and ethnic minorities: lessons learnt

      Peter Lynn, Alita Nandi, Violetta Parutis, et al.

      1. Migration
      2. Survey Methodology
      3. Ethnic Groups
    9. The implications of alternative allocation criteria in adaptive design for panel surveys

      Olena Kaminska and Peter Lynn

    10. Data quality in the Understanding Society youth self-completion questionnaire

      Aigul Mavletova and Peter Lynn

      1. Young People
      2. Survey Methodology
      3. Social Stratification
    11. Web-face-to-face mixed-mode design in a longitudinal survey: effects on participation rates, sample composition, and costs

      Annamaria Bianchi, Silvia Biffignandi, and Peter Lynn

    12. Total survey error for longitudinal surveys

      Peter Lynn and Peter Lugtig

    13. Design and implementation issues to improve the research value of the longitudinal component of EU‑SILC

      Maria Iacovou and Peter Lynn

      1. Households
      2. Survey Methodology
    14. Mounting multiple experiments on longitudinal social surveys: design and implementation considerations

      Peter Lynn and Annette Jäckle

    15. From standardised to targeted survey procedures for tackling non-response and attrition

      Peter Lynn


    Media

    Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 18 in total

    1. When belief doesn’t translate to action: our twisted relationship with climate change

    2. How green are we?

    3. What makes us act green? London event for policy makers and academics

    4. Sharing patient data will improve all our health

    5. The friends and family test is unfit for purpose

    6. Doubts raised over friends and family test

    7. How one question can change the NHS

    8. Challenges of mixing interview modes

    9. Doubts raised over friends and family test

    10. Doubts raised over friends and family test

    11. Findings from University of Essex provide new insights into marketing research

    12. Findings from University of Essex provide new insights into marketing research

    13. Findings from University of Essex provide new insights into marketing research

    14. Mobile fallout - to be ignored at your peril

    15. University-led consortium awarded £1 million grant


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