Call for abstracts for the 1st Southern European Conference on Survey Methodology (SESM) and VI Congreso de Metodología de Encuestas
Abstract proposals are now accepted via web (link) for
the 1st SESM Conference and the VI Congreso de Metodología de Encuestas, to be held in Barcelona
(Spain) from the 12th to the 14th of December, 2013.
Deadline for abstract submission is 31 May, 2013. Call for abstracts (.pdf).
Short course on Item Response Theory (IRT) Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)
"Item Response Theory and Structural Equation Modeling: Scale Construction with EQSIRT & SEM
Methods from EQS 7". The course is organized by the Barcelona School of Management and will be held
at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) on June 6th-7th, 2013. Course instructor: Dr. Peter M.
Bentler, UCLA. Find complete information on the course
1st Southern European Conference on Survey Methodology (SESM) - VI Congreso de Metodología de Encuestas
Organized by RECSM and Universitat Pompeu Fabra's Department of Political Science, the Conference
will take place on December 12 - 14, 2013, in Barcelona. The call for workshops is now open.
Deadline for submitting proposals is March 15, 2013. For complete information on
the Conference and its call for workshops, visit the Conference's website at
RECSM Seminar "The future of social change models in social science"
The seminar will take place on March 8th at the Campus de la Ciutadella of Universitat Pompeu
Fabra. Three experts on the subject will be our guest speakers: Dr. Manuel Voelkle (Max Planck
Institute for Human Development, Germany), Dr. Marc Delsing (Radboud University Nijmegen, The
Netherlands) and Dr. Han Oud (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands). For complete
RECSM presents the short course "Continuous time modeling of panel data by means of structural equation modeling"
The course will be held at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) on March 6-7, 2013. It will
be dictated by Han Oud (Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands) and Manuel Voelkle (Max
Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany). Registration deadline is February 28.
For detailed information, click
Survey Research Methods Vol. 6 No. 3
Survey Research Methods has just published its latest issue: Vol. 6, No. 3 (2012): Special Issue:
Papers from ITACOSM11. We invite you to visit the journal's website at
to review its table of contents and articles.
RECSM SEMINAR: Treatment of attrition in panel designs and other panel issues
The seminar will take place on September 27th, at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Three experts on the
subject will be our guest speakers: Peter Lynn (University of Essex, U.K.), Annette Scherpenzeel
(CentERdata / Tilburg University, The Netherlands) and William van der Veld (Radboud University,
The Netherlands). For complete information, click
Survey Research Methods Vol. 6 No. 2
Survey Research Methods has just published its latest issue, which includes the article
"Measurement of Supranationalism" by L. Coromina and W. Saris from RECSM. We invite you to
visit the journal's website at
review its table of contents and articles.
Introducing Survey Quality Prediction 2.0
It is a great pleasure for the RECSM to announce a new version of the program SQP. SQP 2.0 is
a groundbreaking system for predicting and evaluating the quality of questions used in survey
research. It allows researchers to create questions and obtain a quality prediction for them. The
program can be used at the moment free of charge at:
http://www.sqp.nl. For more information clickhere.
RECSM presents the short course "Evaluation and improvement of survey questions using Survey Quality Prediction (SQP)"
The course will be held on July 2-3 in Barcelona and will be dictated by 3 RECSM researchers:
Diana Zavala, and
Willem Saris. The
deadline for registration is June 22. For complete information click on the following