Anchors: Software for Anchoring Vignettes Data


Jonathan Wand, Gary King, and Olivia Lau. 2011. “Anchors: Software for Anchoring Vignettes Data.” Journal of Statistical Software, 3, 42: 1--25. Publisher's Version Copy at
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Anchors: Software for Anchoring Vignettes Data


When respondents use the ordinal response categories of standard survey questions in different ways, the validity of analyses based on the resulting data can be biased. Anchoring vignettes is a survey design technique intended to correct for some of these problems. The anchors package in R includes methods for evaluating and choosing anchoring vignettes, and for analyzing the resulting data.

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