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MOSCOW KIEV ASTANA
CESSI — Institute for comparative social research
Research quality and precision proven with time

METHODS

Surveys of general population based on national or regional probability random samples, surveys of different sub-groups of population (youth, women, main earners, people of different professionals, middle class, etc.) and experts/ stakeholders, elite, business-to-business surveys.

QUALITATIVE METHODS WHICH WE USE AND SPECIALIZE ON

  • Personal interviews using PAPI or CAPI
  • Telephone interviews (CATI)
  • Mail and Web-surveys
  • Diaries (spending, time, communication, social networks)
  • Panel studies (longitudinal)

And also

  • In-hall surveys and tests
  • Mystery shopping
  • Store audits
  • Exit poll

QUALITATIVE METHODS

  • Focus-groups – in-house and online
  • In-depth interviews
  • Biographical and ethnographic interviews including web-studies and web-diaries
  • Projective methods
  • Cognitive interviews

Important part of CESSI work is the development and testing of new measurement methods for subjective and objective indicators, the issue of reliability and validity of survey data, designing different methods for constructing probability samples for general population, different sub=groups and hard-to-reach population on national and on regional level.