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Development and application of a survey quality assessment model.

Journal Article
Chen, T., Raeside, R., & Khan, H. T. A. (2014)
Development and application of a survey quality assessment model. Global journal of quantitative science, 1(1), 15-29
Until recently research has been undertaken to improve the quality and effectiveness of surveys. By reviewing existing works, an improved model has been developed in this pape...

Estimating Scottish student retention rates using propensity score matching

Journal Article
Penny, K. I., Morton, I. D., Ashraf, M. Z., & Duffy, J. C. (2013)
Estimating Scottish student retention rates using propensity score matching. Leadership and policy quarterly, 2,
The performance of institutions such as universities and colleges is of increasing interest to funders, policy makers, potential students and the establishments themselves who...

The Impact of repeated lying on survey results

Journal Article
Chesney, T., & Penny, K. I. (2013)
The Impact of repeated lying on survey results. SAGE Open, 3(1), https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244012472345
We study the effects on results of participants completing a survey more than once, a phenomenon known as farming. Using data from a real social science study as a baseline, t...

Record linkage in Scotland and its application to health research

Journal Article
Fleming, M., Kirby, B., & Penny, K. I. (2012)
Record linkage in Scotland and its application to health research. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21, 2711-2721. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.04021.x
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES:   This paper will focus on the key concepts behind record linkage and describe how probability matching of Scottish health records can be used for natio...

Employability of Older People.

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W. (2009)
Employability of Older People
[A Scottish demographic study concerning employability of older people in an aging population.]

Integrating information about complex systems: role of metadata in the acceptability of results from models.

Journal Article
Westlake, A. & Wigan, M. (2007)
Integrating information about complex systems: role of metadata in the acceptability of results from models. Transportation research record. 1972, 60-68. doi:10.3141/1972-10. ISSN 0361-1981
Opus is a project funded by the European Union Statistical Agency (Eurostat). The project is developing a methodology for the coherent and consistent integration of informatio...

Employment inequalities in an economic downturn – report for the Equality Commission Northern Ireland.

Report
McQuaid, R. W., Hollywood, E., & Canduela, J. (2005)
Employment inequalities in an economic downturn – report for the Equality Commission Northern Ireland. Ireland: Equality Commission Northern Ireland
The overall aim of this research was to: update understanding of the effect of the economic downturn on the employment status and prospects of relevant groups across the nine ...

Modelling the Influence of Communication on Fertility Behaviour of Women in Rural Bangladesh.

Thesis
Gayen, K. Fertility Behaviour of Women in Rural Bangladesh. (Thesis)
Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2783
The total fertility rate in Bangladesh declined from 6.3 children per women in 1975 to 3.3 in 1997-1999. This decline of 48 per cent over a 25-year period occurred without a s...

An exploratory study of consumption emotion in services.

Journal Article
Mudie, P., Cottam, A. & Raeside, R. (2003)
An exploratory study of consumption emotion in services. Service Industries Journal. 23, 84-106. doi:10.1080/02642060308565625. ISSN 0264-2069
This article addresses the significance of emotions in the consumption of services. There has been little investigation of emotions in services. This study attempts a general ...

An investigation of factors associated with traffic accident and casualty risk in Scotland.

Thesis
White, D. I. An investigation of factors associated with traffic accident and casualty risk in Scotland. (Thesis)
Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2782
An investigation was conducted to identify factors associated with traffic accident involvement and traffic casualty involvement of road users in Scotland. This was done to de...

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