Martin Barron

Martin Barron was a Senior Data Scientist in the Health Care Department at NORC at the University of Chicago until 2017 and a former contributor to NORC's blog, Sparks. An expert in social science data analysis and survey research methodology, Barron has conducted research on a host of methodological issues including the use of social media in rigorous scientific research, address-based sampling, wireless-phone surveying, the effectiveness of advance letters and incentives, and survey participation refusals and conversion strategies.