L’Affaire Burnham: Ten Years Later

I just gave this presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) in Toronto. The title of the talk is taken from Richard Kulka's Presidential Address to AAPOR.  Back in 2009 AAPOR censured Gilbert Burnham of Johns Hopkins University for refusing to disclose basic information about his methodology for … Continue reading L’Affaire Burnham: Ten Years Later

Show me Your Data

I would love to claim Andrew Gelman as the model for my blogging although, realistically, I'll never never be able to match his torrent of wonderful material.  Thus, it's always an honour when Andrew features my work on my blog. Andrew's piece brings high-level attention to the issue of fabrication in survey research  in general and to the … Continue reading Show me Your Data