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Professor Tarek Al Baghal Deputy Director, Understanding Society, University of Essex

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Curriculum vitae
  • Psychology of survey response and questionnaire design
  • Novel data sources and data linkage
  • Measurement of socially undesirable behaviour
  • Mixed-mode survey design
  • Measurement errors in surveys

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    Displaying all 14 publications

    1. Linking Twitter and survey data: asymmetry in quantity and its impact

      Tarek Al Baghal, Alexander Wenz, Luke Sloan, et al.

      1. Information And Communication Technologies
      2. Social Networks
      3. Psychology
      4. Demography
      5. Survey Methodology
      6. Social Attitudes
      7. Surveys
      8. Social Behaviour
    2. Views on social media and its linkage to longitudinal data from two generations of a UK cohort study [version 2; peer review: 2 approved]

      Nina H. Di Cara, Andy Boyd, Alastair R. Tanner, et al.

      1. Information And Communication Technologies
      2. Young People
      3. Survey Methodology
      4. Surveys
    3. Linking survey and Twitter data: informed consent, disclosure, security, and archiving

      Luke Sloan, Curtis Jessop, Tarek Al Baghal, et al.

      1. Information And Communication Technologies
      2. Social Networks
      3. Survey Methodology
    4. The Longitudinal Item Count Technique: a new technique for asking sensitive questions in surveys

      Alessandra Gaia and Tarek Al Baghal

      1. Social Groups
      2. Survey Methodology
    5. The effect of online and mixed-mode measurement of cognitive ability

      Tarek Al Baghal

      1. Information And Communication Technologies
      2. Psychology
      3. Survey Methodology
    6. Usage and impact metrics for Parliamentary libraries

      Tarek Al Baghal

      1. Information And Communication Technologies
      2. Librarianship And Information Science
      3. Public Policy
      4. Government
      5. Research
    7. Last year your answer was …: the impact of dependent interviewing wording and survey factors on reporting of change

      Tarek Al Baghal

    8. Using data mining to predict the occurrence of respondent retrieval strategies in calendar interviewing: the quality of retrospective reports

      Robert F. Belli, L. Dee Miller, Tarek Al Baghal, et al.

      1. Survey Methodology
      2. Life Course Analysis
    9. Parallel associations and the structure of autobiographical knowledge

      Robert F. Belli and Tarek Al Baghal

      1. Psychology
      2. Survey Methodology
      3. Life Course Analysis
    10. Obtaining data linkage consent for children: factors influencing outcomes and potential biases

      Tarek Al Baghal

    11. The stability of mode preferences: implications for tailoring in longitudinal surveys

      Tarek Al Baghal and Jennifer Kelley

    12. Using motivational statements in web-instrument design to reduce item-missing rates in a mixed-mode context

      Tarek Al Baghal and Peter Lynn

    13. Is vague valid? The comparative predictive validity of vague quantifiers and numeric response options

      Tarek Al Baghal

    14. Estimating support for extremism and its correlates: the case of Pakistan

      Tarek Al Baghal

      1. Public Opinion
      2. Statistical Analysis
      3. Religion
      4. Social Attitudes
      5. Social Behaviour
      6. Social Psychology


    Displaying all 3 media publications

    1. Right to die rejected

    2. Poll backing assisted dying 'skewed and ambiguous': warning as MPs debate right-to-die bill

    3. Warning as MPs debate right-to-die bill

    Centres and surveys

    Micro-social change, surveys and data, tax and benefit microsimulation


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