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The Community Hopes, Fears and Actions Survey: Survey method, sample representativeness and data quality

Mearns, Malcolm; Braithwaite, Valerie


This paper describes and discusses the method used to collect data on the hopes, fears and actions of Australians in relation to the tax system in 2000. Data were collected from June through to October 2000 by means of a national survey of Australians who were randomly selected from the publicly available electoral rolls. A response rate of 29% yielded 2040 questionnaires that could be used for further analysis. Diagnostic statistics comparing the sample with Australian Bureau of Statistics...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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