James M. Lepkowski

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Research Professor, Associate Director of the Program in Survey Methodology and Director of the Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques, ISR; Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health; Research Professor, JPSM, University of Maryland

James Lepkowski received a PhD in biostatistics from the University of Michigan. His current research interests involve the development of survey data collection and analysis methods, including the design of telephone samples for households in the U.S.; the behavior of analytic statistics when data are obtained from complex sample surveys; imputation methods to compensate for item missing data in surveys; weighting to compensate for unit nonresponse; and the interaction between interviewer and respondent in the survey interview.

Selected Publications:

Groves, Robert M., Fowler, J. Floyd, Couper, Mick P., Lepkowski, James M., Tourangeau, Roger, Singer, Eleanor. Survey Methodology. New York: J.W. Wiley and Sons, 2004.

Lepkowski, James M., and Couper, Mick P. "Nonresponse in Longitudinal Household Surveys" Chapter 17 in International Conference on Survey Nonresponse, Robert M. Groves et al., editors. New York: Wiley and Sons, 2001.

Lepkowski, James M., Sally A. Sadosky, and Paul S. Weiss. "Mode, Behavior, and Data Recording Accuracy," Chapter 19 in Computer Assisted Survey Information Collection, Mick P. Couper et al., editors. New York: Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1998.

Lepkowski, James M. "Telephone Sampling Methods in the United States," Telephone Survey Methodology, Robert M. Groves, et al., eds. New York: Wiley and Sons, 1988.