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  1. This report summarizes the main themes and conclusions from the OECD-GESIS Seminar on Translating and Adapting Instruments in Large-Scale Assessments, which took place at the Organization for Economic Co-opera...

    Authors: Dorothée Behr and Anouk Zabal

    Citation: Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences 2019 1:10

    Content type: Meeting Report

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  2. Declining response rates worldwide have stimulated interest in understanding what may be influencing this decline and how it varies across countries and survey populations. In this paper, we describe the devel...

    Authors: Edith de Leeuw, Joop Hox, Henning Silber, Bella Struminskaya and Corrie Vis

    Citation: Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences 2019 1:9

    Content type: Validation of Measurement Instruments

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  3. The value of cross-country comparisons is at the heart of large-scale international surveys. Yet the validity of such comparisons is often challenged, particularly in the case of latent traits whose estimates ...

    Authors: Francesco Avvisati, Noémie Le Donné and Marco Paccagnella

    Citation: Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences 2019 1:8

    Content type: Meeting Report

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  4. The purpose of this study is to examine the psychometric properties of the Satisfaction with Family Life Scale (SWFLS) among Portuguese adolescents. This scale assesses a person’s global evaluation of family s...

    Authors: Marta Pinto da Costa and Félix Neto

    Citation: Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences 2019 1:7

    Content type: International Adaptation of Measurement Instruments

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  5. Prospective memory, the ability to remember to execute an intended action at the appropriate moment in the future, is frequently assessed with standardized questionnaires. Prospective-memory abilities strongly...

    Authors: Jan Rummel, Daniel Danner and Beatrice G. Kuhlmann

    Citation: Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences 2019 1:6

    Content type: Validation of Measurement Instruments

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  6. Regulatory focus is a motivational construct that describes humans’ motivational orientation during goal pursuit. It is conceptualized as a chronic, trait-like, as well as a momentary, state-like orientation. ...

    Authors: Doris Fay, Tina Urbach and Linda Scheithauer

    Citation: Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences 2019 1:5

    Content type: Validation of Measurement Instruments

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  7. The paper compares the theoretical implications of two popular scales for the measurement of personal values, the Portrait Values Questionnaire (PVQ) of Schwartz et al. (J Cross-Cult Psychol, 32:519–542, 2001)...

    Authors: Ingwer Borg, Dieter Hermann, Wolfgang Bilsky and Andreas Pöge

    Citation: Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences 2019 1:3

    Content type: Validation of Measurement Instruments

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  8. The Social Desirability–Gamma Short Scale—the English-language adaptation of the Kurzskala Soziale Erwünschtheit–Gamma (KSE-G)—measures two aspects of the Gamma factor of socially desirable responding (SDR): e...

    Authors: Désirée Nießen, Melanie V. Partsch, Christoph J. Kemper and Beatrice Rammstedt

    Citation: Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences 2019 1:2

    Content type: International Adaptation of Measurement Instruments

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  9. Cultural capital is frequently measured via the number of books in a respondent’s household. Despite this measure’s widespread use, its quality remains largely unclear. To remedy this, we conducted a comprehen...

    Authors: Swen Sieben and Clemens M. Lechner

    Citation: Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences 2019 1:1

    Content type: Validation of Measurement Instruments

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