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Do One-Time Inducements Help Long-Term Survey Participation? – A Case for Survival Analysis


In a recent study involving a mixed-mode experiment to recruit members to a consumer panel, Rao et al. (2010) tested the effect of various response-inducement techniques such as advance letters, monetary incentives, and telephone follow-up on panel recruitment. The experiment was successful in recruiting individuals to a non-incentive-driven consumer panel (i.e., members do not receive any form of monetary incentives for their participation in the panel). While the experiment used response inducements as a onetime stimulus to motivate individuals to join the panel, no such response inducements were provided for their subsequent panel participation. Read more