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Central Project Coordinators

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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Population Studies book series (BRIEFSPOPULAT)

Abstract

This chapter outlines the tasks and responsibilities of the central project coordinators. In cross-national comparative surveys, the central project coordinators are responsible for establishing and overseeing the implementation of general survey guidelines. Their key tasks include the development of the source questionnaire. In order to ensure that the data collected will be comparable across the participating countries, the central project coordinators must, from the very beginning of the project, give thought to how the required sociodemographic information should be collected.

Keywords

Central project coordination Development of the source questionnaire 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Political ScienceJustus Liebig University GiessenGiessenGermany
  2. 2.Methodenzentrum SozialwissenschaftenGeorg-August-Universität GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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