Conducting phone-based surveys during Covid-19: Some lessons

Category: Reports

Published Date: 2021-12-12



Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the face-to-face interview was the most popular approach to collecting high-quality data.  As the social distancing measures have severely limited the use of face-to-face interviews, the researchers in many developing countries are using high-frequency phone surveys to track responses to and socio-economic impacts of COVID-19.