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000265532 022__ $$aNot assigned
000265532 037__ $$a302-2017-2918
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000265532 245__ $$aUsing cognitive interviewing to improve the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index survey instruments: Evidence from Bangladesh and Uganda
000265532 260__ $$c2017
000265532 269__ $$a2017-04
000265532 336__ $$aJournal Article
000265532 520__ $$aThe purpose of cognitive interviewing is to systematically identify and analyze sources of response error in surveys, and to use that information to improve the quality and accuracy of survey instruments. This paper describes the cognitive interviews undertaken in Bangladesh and Uganda in 2014 as part of the second round of pilots intended to refine the original version of the Women’s Empowerment in Agricultural Index (WEAI). The WEAI is a survey-based tool that assesses gendered empowerment in agriculture. Baseline data were collected in 19 countries, but implementers reported some problems, such as confusion among both respondents and enumerators regarding the meaning of abstract concepts in the autonomy sub-module and difficulties recalling the sequence and duration of activities in the time-use sub-module. The results revealed potential problems with the survey questions and informed the revision of the WEAI, called the Abbreviated WEAI (or A-WEAI), which has less potential for response errors.
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000265532 546__ $$aEnglish
000265532 650__ $$aLabor and Human Capital
000265532 650__ $$aPublic Economics
000265532 6531_ $$aAgriculture
000265532 6531_ $$aBangladesh
000265532 6531_ $$acognitive interviewing
000265532 6531_ $$acognitive testing
000265532 6531_ $$asurvey methodology
000265532 6531_ $$aUganda
000265532 6531_ $$awomen’s empowerment
000265532 700__ $$aMalapit, Hazel Jean L.
000265532 700__ $$aSproule, Kathryn
000265532 700__ $$aKovarik, Chiara
000265532 773__ $$jVolume 02$$kIssue 2$$o22$$q1$$tJournal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security (Agri-Gender)
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