Protecting Privacy in Randomized Surveys

12 May 2022

Two new lectures discuss how to protect respondents’ privacy while accounting for selection biases in randomized surveys. Randomized Response Surveys provides an introduction to using probability to design a survey such that the designer is unaware of individuals’ responses, particularly when they may belong to a stigmatized group. Expected Utilities of Random Responses considers how to optimally design a survey with privacy protections using an expected utility approach.

Published by: Natasha Watkins

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