The Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology, sponsored by American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) and the American Statistical Association (ASA), began publishing in 2013. Its objective is to publish cutting-edge scholarly articles on statistical and methodological issues for sample surveys, censuses, administrative record systems, and other related data. It aims to be the flagship journal for research on survey statistics and methodology. For access to this journal check with your university or college library.
Published twice a year, Survey Methodology is an internationally acclaimed scientific journal. For over 40 years, it has been a source of key information on survey methods for statisticians. Topics include:
- design issues in the context of practical constraints
- use of different data sources and collection techniques
- total survey error
- survey evaluation
- research in survey methodology
- time series analysis
- data integration
- estimation and data analysis methods
- general survey systems development
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Public Opinion Quarterly selectively publishes important theoretical contributions to opinion and communication research, analyses of current public opinion, and investigations of methodological issues involved in survey validity—including questionnaire construction, interviewing and interviewers, sampling strategy, and mode of administration. For access to this journal, check with your university or college library.
The International Journal of Public Opinion Research publishes articles that describe: studies of public opinion that contribute to theory development and testing about political, social and current issues, particularly those that involve comparative analysis; the role of public opinion polls in political decision making; and the development of public policies, electoral behaviour, and mass communications and evaluations of and improvements in the methodology of public opinion surveys. For access to this journal, check with your university or college library.
The Journal of Official Statistics (JOS) is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Statistics Sweden. JOS publishes research articles on survey methodology and other aspects of production of official statistics. The intended readers are researchers and practitioners in academia, government, business, or research organisations with an interest in survey methodology and production of official statistics. For access to this journal, check with your university or college library.
Social Indicators Research has become the leading journal on problems related to the measurement of all aspects of the quality of life. The journal continues to publish results of research on all aspects of the quality of life and includes studies that reflect developments in the field. The topics represented in the journal cover and involve a variety of segmentations, such as social groups, spatial and temporal coordinates, population composition, and life domains. For access to this journal, check with your university or college library.
Survey Research Methods publishes articles in English, which discuss methodological issues related to survey research. Three types of papers are in scope:
- Papers discussing methodological issues in substantive research using survey data;
- Papers that discuss methodological issues that are more or less independent of the specific field of substantive research;
- Replication studies of studies published in SRM.
Topics of particular interest include survey design, sample design, question and questionnaire design, data collection, nonresponse, data capture, data processing, coding and editing, measurement errors, imputation, weighting, and survey data analysis methods. For access to this journal check with your university or college library.