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Tobias Rettig

Tobias Rettig
Doctoral Candidate
University of Mannheim
SFB 884, GIP
B 6, 30–32 – Room 346
68159 Mannheim
  • Employment History and Education

    Employment History

    Month/Year Activity
    01/18 – present Doctoral Candidate
    University of Mannheim
    Collaborative Research Centre 884 “Political Economy of Reforms”
    Team German Internet Panel
    04/16 – 09/16 Tutor
    Methods of Empirical Social Research
    University of Bremen
    Department 11 (Human and Health Sciences)
    10/14 – 03/15 Tutor
    Inference statistics
    Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    08/14 – 09/14 Internship
    Municipal Statistical Office, Rostock
    04/14 – 07/14 Tutor
    Descriptive Statistics
    Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

    Education

    Month/Year Activity
    01/18 – present Doctoral Candidate
    University of Mannheim
    Collaborative Research Centre 884 “Political Economy of Reforms”
    Team German Internet Panel
    04/19 – 05/19 Visiting Researcher
    University of Utrecht, Netherlands
    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department of Methodology and Statistics
    10/15 – 12/17 M.A. Sociology and Social Research
    University of Bremen
    Thesis: “Response Style Bias in the European Social Survey. A Latent Class Factor Analysis Approach”
    10/12 – 09/15 B.A. Sociology (major subject) & Psychology (minor subject)
    Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
    Thesis: “Data Quality in Online-Studies” (German)
  • Publications

    Book Chapter

    • Rettig, T. & Blom, A. G. (2021). Memory Effects as a Source of Bias in Repeated Survey Measurement. In A. Cernat & J. W. Sakshaug (Eds.), Measurement Error in Longitudinal Data (pp. 3–18). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

    Journal Articles

    • Blom, A. G., Wenz, A., Cornesse, C., Rettig, T., Fikel, M., Friedel, S., Möhring, K., Naumann, E., Reifenscheid, M., & Krieger, U. (2021). Barriers to the Large-Scale Adoption of a COVID-19 Contact Tracing App in Germany: Survey Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(3), e23362. doi:10.2196/23362
    • Möhring, K., Naumann, E., Reifenscheid, M., Wenz, A., Rettig, T., Krieger, U., Friedel, S., Fikel, M., Cornesse, C., & Blom, A. G. (2021). The COVID-19 Pandemic and Subjective Well-being: Longitudinal Evidence on Satisfaction with Work and Family. European Societies, 23(S1), S601–S617. doi:10.1080/14616696.2020.1833066
    • Naumann, E., Möhring, K., Reifenscheid, M., Wenz, A., Rettig, T., Lehrer, R., Krieger, U., Juhl, S., Friedel, S., Fikel, M., Cornesse, C., & Blom, A. G. (2020). COVID‐19 Policies in Germany and Their Social, Political, and Psychological Consequences. European Policy Analysis, 6(2), 191–202. doi:10.1002/epa2.1091
    • Blom, A. G., Cornesse, C., Friedel, S., Krieger, U., Fikel, M., Rettig, T., Wenz, A., Juhl, S., Lehrer, R., Möhring, K., Naumann, E., & Reifenscheid, M. (2020). High Frequency and High Quality Survey Data Collection: The Mannheim Corona Study. Survey Research Methods, 14(2), 171–178. doi:10.18148/srm/2020.v14i2.7735

    Reviews

    • Field Methods
    • Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences
    • Methods, Data, Analyses
    • Swiss Political Science Review
  • Conferences and Workshops

    Presentations

    09/2021 “Relationships Between Variables in Probability-based and Nonprobability Online Panels”
    Presentation at General Online Research (GOR) 2021 Conference (Online)
    07/2021 “Associations in Probability-based and Nonprobability Online Panels: Evidence on Bivariate and Multivariate Analyses”
    Presentation at the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) 2021 Conference (Online)
    07/2019 “Investigating Respondents’ Ability to Recall Previous Responses to Different Types of Questions in a Probability-Based Online Panel”
    Presentation at the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) 2019 Conference, Zagreb, Croatia
    07/2019 “How Much Text is Too Much? Assessing Respondent Attention to Instruction Texts Depending on Text Length”
    Presentation at the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) 2019 Conference, Zagreb, Croatia
    03/2019 “Recalling Survey Answers: A Comparison Across Question Types and Different Levels of Panel Experience”
    Presentation at General Online Research (GOR) 2019 Conference, Cologne, Germany

    Posters

    09/2021 “Memory Effects in Online Panel Surveys: Investigating Respondents’ Ability to Recall Responses from a Previous Panel Wave”
    Poster at the General Online Research (GOR) Conference 2021 (Online)
    09/2020 “Associations in Probability-Based and Nonprobability Online Panels: Evidence on Bivariate and Multivariate Analyses”
    Poster at the General Online Research (GOR) Conference 2020 (Online)
    03/2019 “How Much Text is Too Much? Assessing Respondent Attention to Instruction Texts Depending on Text Length”
    Poster at the General Online Research (GOR) Conference 2019, Cologne, Germany
    07/2018 “The Effect of Incentives in Survey Experiments on Panel Stability and Sample Composition”
    Poster at the European Association of Methodology (EAM) Conference 2018, Jena, Germany

    Other

    05/2019 DataFest Germany 2019 Member of the data committee, University of Mannheim