Publications and Presentations

Publications

Slomczynski, Kazimierz M., Przemek Powalko and Tadeusz Krauze. 2017. “Non-unique Records in International Survey Projects: The Need for Extending Data Quality Control.” Survey Research Methods 11(1): 1-16.

Słomczyński, Kazimierz M., Irina Tomescu-Dubrow, J. Craig Jenkins, with Marta Kołczyńska, Przemek Powałko, Ilona Wysmułek, Olena Oleksiyanko, Marcin W. Zieliński and Joshua K. Dubrow. 2016. Democratic Values and Protest Behavior. Harmonization of Data from International Survey Projects. Warsaw: IFiS Publishers. (full text)

Irina Tomescu-Dubrow and Kazimierz M. Slomczynski. 2016. “Harmonization of Cross-National Survey Projects on Political Behavior: Developing the Analytic Framework of Survey Data Recycling.” International Journal of Sociology. Special Issue: Political Behavior and Big Data 46(1): 58-72.

Przemek Powałko and Marta Kołczyńska. 2016. “Working with Data in the Cross-National Survey Harmonization Project: Outline of Programming Decisions.” International Journal of Sociology. Special Issue: Political Behavior and Big Data 46(1): 73-80.

Slomczynski, Kazimierz M., Przemek Powalko and Tadeusz Krauze. 2015. “The Large Number of Duplicate Records in International Survey Projects: The Need for Data Quality Control.” CONSIRT Working Papers Series 8 (CONSIRT Labs: Methodology of Survey Data Harmonization) at consirt.osu.edu.  For the full set of documents related to this paper, see dataverse.harvard.edu/dataverse/duprecords.

Tomescu-Dubrow, Irina, and Kazimierz M. Slomczynski. 2014. “Democratic Values and Protest Behavior: Data Harmonization, Measurement Comparability, and Multi-Level Modeling in Cross-National Perspective.” Ask: Research and Methods 23(1): 103-114.

Dubrow, Joshua Kjerulf and Irina Tomescu-Dubrow. 2014. “A History of Cross-national Survey Data Harmonization Projects in the Social Sciences: Emergence of an Interdisciplinary Methodological Field.” CONSIRT Working Papers Series 1 (CONSIRT Labs: Methodology of Survey Data Harmonization) at consirt.osu.edu.

Powałko, Przemek. 2014. “Working with Big Data: Experiences with the Cross-national Survey Data Harmonization Project.” CONSIRT Working Papers Series 2 (CONSIRT Labs: Methodology of Survey Data Harmonization) at consirt.osu.edu.

Schoene, Matthew and Marta Kolczynska. 2014. “Survey Data Harmonization and the Quality of Data Documentation in Cross-National Surveys.” CONSIRT Working Papers Series 3 (CONSIRT Labs: Methodology of Survey Data Harmonization) at consirt.osu.edu.

More information on the CONSIRT Working Papers Series can be found here.

Presentations at Conferences and Workshops

Kazimierz M. Slomczynski, Irina Tomescu-Dubrow, Marta Kołczyńska, Joshua K. Dubrow, and J. Craig Jenkins. 2017. “Harmonizing cross-national survey data on protest behavior” at the Conference and Workshop Democracy, the State and Protest: International Perspectives on Methods for the Study of Protest, Columbus, Ohio, May 11-12.

Irina Tomescu-Dubrow and Kazimierz M. Slomczynski. 2017. “Representation of European Countries in International Survey Projects: ESS in Comparative Perspective” at the 1st European Social Survey (ESS) Visegrad Regional Network Meeting, Prague, Czechia, March 21-22.

Ilona Wysmułek. 2017. “Applying ex-post harmonization of cross-national survey data in corruption research” at the CSDI Workshop. Mannheim, Germany, March 16-18.

Olena Oleksiyenko. 2017. “Harmonization of the minority status. Case of the Russian-speaking minority in the former Soviet states” at the CSDI Workshop. Mannheim, Germany, March 16-18.

Kazimierz M. Slomczynski, Irina Tomescu-Dubrow, and Marta Kołczyńska. 2017. “Item-level Controls for Ex-post Harmonization of Cross-national Survey Data: Theoretical Arguments and Empirical Illustration” at the CSDI Workshop. Mannheim, Germany, March 16-18.

Session “Harmonization, Data Documentation and Dissemination” at the Second International Conference on Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Contexts (3MC 2016), Chicago, IL, July 25-29, 2016; chaired by Peter Granda, University of Michigan.

Ilona Wysmułek, Olena Oleksiyenko, Przemek Powałko, Marta Kołczyńska, Marcin W. Zieliński, Kazimierz M. Slomczynski, and Irina Tomescu-Dubrow. 2016. “Linking National Surveys, Administrative Records and Mass Media Content: Methodological Issues of Constructing the Harmonized Data-File,” 3rd ISA Forum on Sociology in Vienna, Austria, July 10-16.

Marta Kołczyńska and Kazimierz M. Słomczyński. 2015. “The Total Survey Error Framework and Survey-Quality Controls in the Data Harmonization Process,” 2015 Total International Survey Error Conference, Baltimore, MD, September 19-22.

Ilona Wysmulek and Olena Oleksiyenko. 2015. “Processing Errors in the Cross-national Surveys,” 6th Conference of the European Survey Research Association, Reykjavik, Iceland, July 13-17.

Olena Oleksiyenko, Kazimierz Slomczynski, and Irina Tomescu-Dubrow. 2015. “Harmonizing Large International Projects on Public Opinion: Challenges in Preparing Data for Quantitative Analysis,” 6th Conference of the European Survey Research Association, Reykjavik, Iceland, July 13-17.

Przemek Powałko. 2015. “Duplicates in Social-Science Surveys,” 6th Conference of the European Survey Research Association, Reykjavik, Iceland, July 13-17.

Marta Kołczyńska and Matthew Schoene. 2015. “Quality Control of Variables Harmonized Ex-Post: An Analysis of 22 International Survey Projects,” Thirteenth International Workshop on Comparative Survey Design and Implementation, London, UK, March 26-28.

Session “Democratic Values and Protest Behavior: Data Harmonization, Measurement Comparability, and Multi-Level Modeling,” Thirteenth International Workshop on Comparative Survey Design and Implementation, London, UK, March 26-28, 2015; chaired by Peter Granda, University of Michigan.

  • Kazimierz M. Slomczynski. “Re-Thinking Ex Post Harmonization for Comparative Research: Data Recycling of 22 International Survey Projects.”
  • Marcin Zielinski. “Weighting Data in Ex-Post Harmonization Process: The Consequences of Different Practices of Survey Organizations for Comparative Studies.”
  • Marta Kołczyńska. “ Quality Control of Variables Harmonized Ex-Post: An Analysis of 22 International Survey Projects.”
  • Ilona Wysmułek. “ Documentation Quality Assessment in Ex-Post Survey Harmonization: Implications for Comparative Research.”

Marta Kołczyńska and Kazimierz M. Słomczyński. 2014. “Ex-Post Harmonization of Trust in Parliament in 22 Survey Projects: Challenges for Equivalent Scaling,” ESA RN21/EQMC Conference Modes, Measurement, Modelling: Achieving Equivalence in Quantitative Research, Mannheim, Germany, October 24-25.

Kazimierz M. Słomczyński, Irina Tomescu-Dubrow, Marta Kolczynska, Przemysław Powalko, Olena Oleksiyenko, and Ilona Wysmułek. 2014. „Challenges in Harmonizing Large International Projects on Public Opinion: On a New Approach to Data-Quality Control,” ESA RN21 / EQMC Conference Modes, Measurement, Modelling: Achieving Equivalence in Quantitative Research, Mannheim, Germany, October 24-25.

Kazimierz M. Słomczyński, Marta Kołczyńska, Olena Oleksiyenko, Przemek Powałko, Matthew Schoene, Ilona Wysmułek, and Marcin Zieliński. 2014. “Challenges in Harmonizing Large International Projects on Public Opinion: New Approach to Data Quality Control,” Metodologiczne inspiracje – Badania Ilościowe w Naukach Społecznych –  Wyzwania i Problemy, Jabłonna, Poland, September 24-26.

Matthew Schoene and Marta Kołczyńska. 2014. “Survey Data Harmonization: The Issue of Data and Documentation Quality in Cross-National Surveys”, 67th Annual Conference of the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR), Nice, France, 4-6 September.

Matthew Schoene and Marta Kołczyńska. 2013. “Survey Data Harmonization: The Issue of Data and Documentation Quality in Cross-National Surveys,” Conference and Workshop on Data Harmonization, Warsaw, Poland, December 20.

Marta Kołczyńska. 2013. “Survey Data Harmonization in Cross-National Research. Democracy and Trust in Europe,” London Centre for Social Studies PhD Conference Methodological Choices and Challenges, London, UK, April 19.

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