Monday, October 6, 2014

Dr. Chamard interviewed by about difficulty with polling and surveys in Alaska

Dr. Sharon Chamard, Justice faculty, was interviewed by Casey Grove of about the difficulty of polling and conducting surveys in Alaska. She noted that high rates of residential transiency in Alaska can make obtaining adequately-sized samples difficult.  Dr. Chamard also commented that "respondent fatigue" can affect response rates for phone polls when individuals tire of receiving these calls and no longer answer their phone.

"Polling a tough - and often inaccurate - task for Alaska," by Casey Grove.  Sep 17, 2014,