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Geography – and particularly where people live – matters and can have a profound effect on people’s attitudes, behaviour and outcomes. However, all too often, analyses of survey data ignore this geographic variation and are restricted to ‘one size fits all’ global models. This event will provide an introduction to several techniques - including geographically weighted regression, small-area estimation and visualization - which can be used to explore low level geographic variation in survey data. Presentations will demonstrate how these techniques can be used to address a range of methodological and substantive research questions relevant to social scientists.
4:30pm - Registration with tea and coffee available
5:00-5:10pm - Why geography matters by Chris Brunsdon, NUI Maynooth
5:10-5:30pm - Using geographically weighted regression to explore spatial variation in survey non-response by Kaisa Lahtinen, University of Liverpool
5:30-5:50pm - The role of geography in small area estimation by Nikos Tzavidis, University of Southampton
5:50-6:10pm - Exploring survey results with visualization by Aidan Slingsby, City University London
6:10-6:30pm - Discussion
Kaisa Lahtinen, University of Liverpool and Sarah Butt, City University London in conjunction with the Royal Statistics Society Social Statistics Section and City University London
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4.30pm - 6.30pmMonday 27th June 2016