With a View Towards the Future: Working Towards an Accelerated European Cohort Survey
The book has so far exposed the policy needs and benefits, as well as the challenges, of implementing a cross-national longitudinal survey on children and young people’s well-being. This concluding chapter focuses on how the MYWeB project came to recommend a national accelerated survey design with a view to suggest a way forwards for a pan-European longitudinal study. It describes how different potential methodologies were evaluated in relation to scientific and policy needs as well as technical and financial feasibility. It concludes by highlighting the challenges involved in taking forward a European Longitudinal Survey of Children and Young People (ELSCYP) using an accelerated cohort design.
KeywordsLongitudinal survey Accelerated cohort survey Research funding Evidence based policy
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