Category Archives: Response Rates

Boasting to Boost Participation

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Written by: Director Robert Groves One of the interesting things that happened over the past few weeks is that local officials in different areas challenged each other that their census participation rates would exceed the other. For example, two well-known … Continue reading

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A Surprise Reaction

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Congratulations to the American public for a remarkable display of civic participation that exceeds the expectation of many about the mailback participation! As a long-time survey researcher, I have studied the influences on survey participation … Continue reading

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