Rebecca Gatward is a Survey Director in the Project Design and Management Group. She has a master’s degree in social research methods and statistics from City University, London, UK. She has previously worked at the Central Statistics Office in Ireland, the House of Commons in the UK, and the Social Survey Division of the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in the UK. At ONS, she was involved in the design, development and implementation of a national children’s mental health survey. She also specialized in development projects around the use of CAI (specifically using Blaise software). Ms. Gatward currently works on the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and Monitoring the Future (MTF) as well as methodological studies.
- James Robert Wagner, Brady Thomas West, Mick P Couper, Zhang,Shiyu, Rebecca Gatward, Raphael Nishimura, Saw, Htay-Wah. 2023. An Experimental Evaluation of Two Approaches for Improving Response to Household Screening Efforts in National Mail/Web Surveys. Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology 11(1):124-140.
- Zhang,Shiyu, Brady Thomas West, James Robert Wagner, Mick P Couper, Rebecca Gatward, William G Axinn. 2023. Visible Cash, a Second Incentive, and Priority Mail? An Experimental Evaluation of Mailing Strategies for a Screening Questionnaire in a National Push-To-Web/Mail Survey. Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology