M.Sc. Kristina Neufang

Arbeitsschwerpunkte

Forschung

  • Mikrosimulationen
  • Multisource Estimation
  • Online-Survey Forschung

Projekte 

  • MikroSim

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

seit 2018Promotion an der Universität Trier
2018M.Sc. in Survey Statistics
2015B.Sc. in Sozialwissenschaften (mit Auszeichnung)
2012B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering

Lebenslauf 

seit 2018Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Professur für Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistik der Universität Trier
2015-2018Studium: Survey Statistics an der Universtität Trier
2014-2015Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft am Lehrstuhl für Empirische Sozialforschung und Methodenlehre an der Universität Trier
2012-2015Studium: Sozialwissenschaften an der Universität Trier
2009-2012Studium: Electrical Engineering an der Hochschule Trier

Publikationen

Sischka, P. E., Décieux, J. P., Mergener, A., Neufang, K. M., & Schmidt, A. F. (2020). The Impact of Forced Answering and Reactance on Answering Behavior in Online Surveys. Social Science Computer Review. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0894439320907067

Burgard, J. P., Dieckmann, H., Krause, J., Merkle, H., Münnich, R., Neufang, K.M., Schmaus, S. (2020). A generic business process model for conducting microsimulation studies. Statistics in Transition New Series. Advance online publication.

Neufang, K. M. (2019). Schritt für Schritt zum falsch-positiven Ergebnis. In F. Meinfelder, & R. Kluge (Eds.), Bad Science: Die dunkle Seite der Statistik (pp. 45-55). München: Vahlen.

Sischka, P., Décieux, J. P., Neufang, K.M., & Mergener, A. (2016). Der Reaktanzeffekt oder: Warum Gesundheitskampagnen scheitern können. The Inquisitive Mind (Inmind) 4/2016.

Décieux, J. P., Mergener, A., Neufang, K.M., & Sischka, P. (2015). Implementation of the forced answering option within online surveys: Do higher item response rates come at the expense of participation and answer quality? Psihologija, 48, 311-326. https://doi.org/10.2298/psi1504311d

Konferenzbeiträge

Neufang, K. M., & Münnich, R. (2019). Synthesizing regression models to estimate micro-level data with multiple sources. Paper presented at Statistical Week 2019, Trier, Germany.

Stein, P., Obersneider, M., & Neufang, K.M. (2019). Introduction to microsimulation modeling. Microsimulation Workshop: Women in Statistics. Statistical Week 2019, Trier, Germany.

Neufang, K. M., & Münnich, R. (2019). Using synthesis methods to estimate micro-level data with multiple sources - A simulation study. Paper presented at 7th World Congress of the International Microsimulation Association, Galway, Ireland.

Décieux, J. P. Mergener, A., Neufang, K. M., & Sischka, P. E. (2017). Getting to the bottom of response behavior when using Forced Answering in Online Surveys. Paper presented at 7th European Survey Research Association Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

Sischka, P. E., Mergener, A., Neufang, K. M., & Décieux, J. P. (2017). The influence of Forced Answering on response behavior in Online Surveys: A reactance effect? Poster presented at 19th General Online Research Conference, Berlin, Germany.

Sischka, P., Décieux, J. P., Mergener, A., & Neufang, K. M. (2016). Forced Answering in Online Surveys: Is it really a reactance effect that reduces data quality? Paper presented at European Sociological Association Midterm Conference of RN 21: Quantitative Methods, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Sischka, P., Décieux, J. P., Mergener, A., & Neufang, K. M. (2016). Forced answering in online surveys: Do higher item response rates come at the expense of participation and answer quality? Paper presented at 18th General Online Research Conference, Dresden, Germany.

Décieux, J. P., Mergener, A., Neufang, K. M., & Sischka, P. (2015). Effects of the Implementation of ‘Forced Answering’ within Online Surveys on Response Rates and Validity of Answers. Paper presented at 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association. RN21: Quantitative Methods: Web Surveys and Missing Data, Prague, CR.

Décieux, J. P., Mergener, A., Neufang, K. M., & Sischka, P. (2015). Higher response rates at the expense of validity? Consequences of the implementation of the ‘forced response’ option within online surveys. Poster presented at 17th General Online Research Conference, Köln, Germany.

Symposien

Stein, P., Obersneider, M., & Neufang, K. M. (2019). Microsimulation Workshop: Women in Statistics. Statistical Week 2019, Trier, Germany.