Andy Peytchev

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Research Assistant Professor, ISR

Andy Peytchev is a Research Assistant Professor at the Program in Survey Methodology.  Before joining the Program in Survey Methodology he was a senior survey methodologist at RTI. He holds an MS in Survey Research and Methodology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a PhD in Survey Methodology from the University of Michigan. His main interests are in nonresponse measurement, reduction, and adjustment, causal understanding of the relationship between survey errors, and designing studies that minimize total survey error in estimates. Additionally, he has expertise in multiframe and multiphase study designs, weighting, and imputation.

Selected publications:

Peytchev, P., Neely, B. (2013). RDD Telephone Surveys: Toward a Single-Frame Cell-Phone Design.”  Public Opinion Quarterly.

Peytchev, P. (2013). “Consequences of Survey Nonresponse.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

Peytchev, A. (2012). “Multiple Imputation for Unit Nonresponse and Measurement Error.” Public Opinion Quarterly.

Peytchev, A., Car ley-Baxter, L A., Black, M C.  (2011). “Multiple Sources of Nonobservation Error in Telephone Surveys: Coverage and Nonresponse.” Sociological Methods &amp Research.

Peytchev, A., & Hill, C. A. (2010). Experiments in mobile web survey design: Similarities to other modes and unique considerations. Social Science Computer Review, 28(3), 319–335.

Peytchev, A., Peytcheva, E., Groves, R. M. (2010). Measurement error, unit nonresponse, and self-reports of abortion experiences. Public Opinion Quarterly, 74(2), 319–327.

Peytchev, A., Ridenhour, J. L., Krotki, K. P. (2010). Differences between RDD telephone and ABS mail survey design: Coverage, unit nonresponse, and measurement error. Journal of Health Communication, 15(S3 2010), 117–134.

Peytchev, A., Riley, S., Rosen, J. A., Murphy, J. J., & Lindblad, M. (2010). Reduction of nonresponse bias in surveys through case prioritization. Survey Research Methods, 4(1), 21–29.

Peytchev, A. (2009). Survey breakoff. Public Opinion Quarterly, 73(1), 74–97.

Peytchev, A., Baxter, R. K., & Carley-Baxter, L. R. (2009). Not all survey effort is equal: Reduction of nonresponse bias and nonresponse error. Public Opinion Quarterly, 73(4), 785–806.