Cognitive Pretest of a Factorial Survey Experiment on Future Narratives and Family Care

Enrique Alonso-Perez, Olan McEvoy, Vincent Ramos, Julie Lorraine O'Sullivan, Stefan Liebig, Michaela Kreyenfeld, Philipp Lersch, Giacomo Bazzani, Raffaele Guetto, Daniele Vignoli, Jan Heisig, Heike Solga (+1 others)
Within the Preparation Module for the Einstein Center for Population Diversity (ECPD), diverse research institutions came together to provide new survey instruments for the innovation sample in the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP-IS). With the goal of collecting insightful information about future narratives and family care, central topics of the ECPD research endeavor, factorial survey was chosen as a suitable method. A preliminary set of vignettes was designed conjointly, and before
more » ... ng with the large-scale survey, a series of cognitive pretests were conducted to examine comprehensibility and context effects. In this study we describe the design and analysis of these cognitive pretests, with a special focus on the process of designing the final survey informed by the pretests' feedback.
doi:10.48462/opus4-4174 fatcat:vwjddct3pbgovof7llczo6buvm