Economical with the truth
Article in Curtin University’s R&D Now, Winter 2016 edition, by Kitty Drok.
This article includes findings from a BCEC-funded project titled ‘The health and wellbeing of Western Australians‘.
When surveyed about sensitive topics such as sexual health or drug use, it’s understandable that some participants may provide unreliable answers, skewing survey results. Professor Mark Harris is using econometrics to address such misreporting.