High-frequency and high-quality survey data collection: The Mannheim Corona study

Blom, Annelies G. ; Cornesse, Carina ; Friedel, Sabine ; Krieger, Ulrich ; Fikel, Marina ; Rettig, Tobias ; Wenz, Alexander ; Juhl, Sebastian ; Lehrer, Roni ; Möhring, Katja ; Naumann, Elias ; Reifenscheid, Maximiliane

DOI: https://doi.org/10.18148/srm/2020.v14i2.7735
URL: https://ojs.ub.uni-konstanz.de/srm/article/view/77...
Document Type: Article
Year of publication: 2020
The title of a journal, publication series: Survey Research Methods : SRM
Volume: 14
Issue number: 2
Page range: 171-178
Place of publication: Konstanz
Publishing house: European Survey Research Assoc.
ISSN: 1864-3361
Publication language: English
Institution: Außerfakultäre Einrichtungen > Mannheim Centre for European Social Research - Research Department A
School of Social Sciences > Methoden d. empirischen Sozialforschung insbes. Internet Panel Survey-Forschung (Blom 2017-)
Außerfakultäre Einrichtungen > Mannheim Centre for European Social Research - Research Department B
Außerfakultäre Einrichtungen > SFB 884
School of Social Sciences > Soziologie III, Soziologie d. Wohlfahrtsstaates (Juniorprofessur) (Möhring 2015-)
Subject: 300 Social sciences, sociology, anthropology
Abstract: The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has a massive impact on society. To curb the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, unprecedented containment measures are being taken by governments around the world. These measures and the fear of the disease itself are likely affecting the economy, social inequality, mental and physical health, and even people’s perception of good democratic governance. Equally unprecedented is the speed at which these massive changes take place and the lack of statistical evidence that accompanies them. Within days of the first containment measures in Germany, the German Internet Panel (GIP) launched the Mannheim Corona Study (MCS), a daily rotating panel study of the general adult population of approximately 3,600 respondents. Its data and reports now inform the crisis cabinet of the German government and are the basis for groundbreaking social and economic research. This paper gives insights into the MCS methodology and data quality.

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