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Understanding Society Working Paper Series 2015-03

Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 7: Results from Methodological Experiments



Tarek Al Baghal

Publication date

09 Jun 2015


This paper presents some preliminary findings from Wave 7 of the Innovation Panel (IP7) of Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study. Understanding Society is a major panel survey in the UK. In June 2014, the seventh wave of the Innovation Panel went into the field. IP7 includes a new refreshment sample and used a mixed-mode design, using on-line interviews and face-to-face interviews. This paper describes the design of IP7, the experiments carried and the preliminary findings from early analysis of the data.

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