Assistant Professorship in Methods of Empirical Social Research, in particular Internet Panel Surveys

Prof. Annelies Blom, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor at the University of Mannheim since September 2012 and project leader of the projects Z1 "German Internet Panel (GIP)" and A8 "Evaluating Political Reforms Using Surveys" at the Collaborative Research Center 884 „Political Economy of Reforms".

Prof. Blom studied Social Sciences at the University College Utrecht (The Netherlands) and European Politics and Society at the University of Oxford (UK). In 2009 she completed her Ph.D. on nonresponse in cross-national surveys at the University of Essex (UK).

Before becoming Assistant Professor at the University of Mannheim Prof.  Blom worked as survey methodologist and researcher on various national and international research projects. After her Masters she worked on education surveys at the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) in London and at GESIS (formerly ZUMA) on the European Social Survey (ESS). Furthermore, she was head of the unit Survey Methods at the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) at the University of Mannheim. In April 2011 she founded
Survex - Survey Methods Consulting which offers consulting on various aspects of survey methods and statistics.


New publication on incentive effects in Ghana


Annelies Blom appointed to the Supervisory Board of The Netherlands Institute for Social Research


Paper "Explaining Interviewer Effects: A Research Synthesis" accepted for publication