Sampling recently arrived immigrants in the UK

Sampling recently arrived immigrants in the UK: exploring the effectiveness of Respondent Driven Sampling is an ISER Working Paper. The paper describes an adaptation of Respondent Driven Sampling, a chain- referral technique, to sample migrants from Pakistan and Poland who had arrived in the UK within the previous 18 months. It goes on to discuss issues around … More Sampling recently arrived immigrants in the UK

Developing ethnic identity questions

Developing ethnic identity questions for Understanding Society describes the process of development of a series of new ethnic identity questions, designed specifically for inclusion in Understanding Society but with applicability for longitudinal studies further afield. The article details the rationale for the development and the process by which the final set of questions was arrived at, and outlines the … More Developing ethnic identity questions

Measuring ethnicity: challenges and opportunities for survey research

Measuring ethnicity: challenges and opportunities for survey research  explores the rationale for and limitations of measuring a complex and multi-dimensional concept like ethnicity with a simple, uni-dimensional question. The research proposes that operationalising ethnicity as multi-dimensional requires multiple questions to capture the complexity of the concept. Access the abstract and details of the article from the Ethnic and … More Measuring ethnicity: challenges and opportunities for survey research