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Experts outline difficulties in carrying out EU-wide social science surveys

On 17 May, FRA took part in a SERISS expert meeting on survey fieldwork costs organised at NIDI in The Hague.

SERISS – Synergies for Europe’s Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences – is an EU-funded initiative to enhance coordination between large-scale social science based survey programmes.

The meeting covered the overarching issue for all partners of rising fieldwork costs and declining response rates in EU-wide surveys.