Mechanisms of Panel Conditioning in Longitudinal Studies: Reflection, Satisficing, and Social Desirability (PaCo)

A Joint Research Project by GESIS, ZPID, and Utrecht University

Overview

Funding German Research Foundation (DFG)
Project Duration November 2019 - November 2022
Partners GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Utrecht University
Project Team Dr. Henning Silber (GESIS), Prof. Dr. Michael Bosnjak (ZPID), Asst. Prof. Dr. Bella Struminskaya (Utrecht University), Dr. Bernd Weiß (GESIS), Fabienne Kraemer (GESIS), Joanna Koßmann (ZPID), Andrea Sarafoglou (GESIS)

Studies

Data is collected within two panel surveys:

  • Probability-based mixed-mode panel survey (i.e., GESIS Panel)
  • Non-probability online panel survey (hosted by ZPID - Leibniz Institute for Psychology)

Samples

  • Probabilistic sample of the German-speaking population aged 18+ (at the time of recruitment) and permanently resident in Germany
  • Quota sample of official panel members of the opt-in online panel provided by respondi AG aged 18+ and permanently resident in Germany

Data Collection

October 2020 - February 2022 (six panel waves in total)

Two data collection intervals:

  • short: every month (non-probability online panel survey)
  • long: every two/three months (probability-based mixed-mode panel survey + non-probability online panel survey)

News

  • September, 2021: presentation at GOR conference
  • July, 2021: presentations at ESRA conference
  • May/June, 2021: collecting 4th wave in long interval, about 90% completion rate
  • April, 2021: data collection in short interval completed

Coordinator

Dr. Henning Silber
GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences