Research Methods

The ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods has an active program of research into social research methods. Current areas of research include:

  • Archiving and data standards
  • Methods for undertaking surveys including:
    • Program of research supporting the development of Australia’s first national probability online panel: Life in Australia
    • Interviewer effects
    • Measurement of racism and discrimination
    • Use of Google trends data to measure political issue salience
  • Models
    • PolicyMod microsimulation model of the Australian tax-transfer system
    • Manning Cost-Benefit tool for undertaking analysis of criminal justice programs
    • Microsimulation model for projecting the Indigenous population and its regional distribution
  • Small area estimation
  • Evaluation methods

 

Updated:  8 August 2017/Responsible Officer:  Centre Director/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications