find links to his publications in this
have written numerous articles exploring best practices for improving
the design and administration of surveys. Some of this research has
investigated factors that influence survey satisficing including task
difficulty, completion time, and nonresponse strategies. Other research
has focused on sources of bias in conducting and analyzing public
opinion surveys such as sampling/mode, interviewer effects, scale
construction, and model specification.
Annie, Neil Malhotra, Gabor Simonovits, and L.J. Zigerell. In press. "Developing Standards for Post-Stratification Weighting in
Population-Based Survey Experiments." Journal of Experimental Political Science.
Healy, Andrew, and Neil Malhotra. 2014.
“Partisan Bias among
Interviewers." Public Opinion Quarterly. 78(2): 485-499.
Malhotra, Neil, Joanne Miller, and Justin
Wedeking. 2014. “The
Relationship between Nonresponse Strategies and Measurement Error:
Online Panel Surveys to Traditional Surveys." In Online
Panel Research: A Data Quality Perspective, eds. Mario
Callegaro, Reginald P. Baker, Jelke Bethlehem, Anja S. Goritz, Jon A.
and Paul J. Lavrakas. New York: Wiley. 313-336.
Cor, Ken, Edward Haertel, Jon A. Krosnick,
and Neil Malhotra. 2012.
“Improving Ability Measurement in Surveys by Following the Principles
The Wordsum Vocabulary Test in the General Social Survey." Social Science Research. 41(5):
Malhotra, Neil, and Alexander M. Tahk. 2011.
“Specification Issues in
Assessing the Moderating Role of Issue Importance: A Comment on
Corrigan (2006)." Political Analysis.
Malhotra, Neil, Jon A. Krosnick, and Randall
K. Thomas. 2009. “Optimal
Design of Branching Questions to Measure Bipolar Constructs." Public Opinion Quarterly. 73(2):
Malhotra, Neil. 2009. “Order Effects in
Complex and Simple Tasks." Public Opinion
Quarterly. 73(1): 180-98.
Malhotra, Neil. 2008. “Completion Time and
Response Order Effects in Web
Surveys." Public Opinion Quarterly.
Neil, and Jon A. Krosnick. 2007. “The Effect of Survey Mode and
Sampling on Inferences about Political Attitudes and Behavior:
2000 and 2004 ANES to Internet Surveys with Non-Probability Samples." Political Analysis. 15(3): 286-323.
Jon A. Krosnick. 2007. “Procedures for Updating Classification Systems:
of Biotechnology and the Standard Occupational Classification System." Journal of Official Statistics. 23(3):