Program Summary

Program Summary

The American National Election Studies (ANES) produce high quality data from its own surveys on voting, public opinion, and political participation. The mission of the ANES is to inform explanations of election outcomes by providing data that support rich hypothesis testing, maximize methodological excellence, measure many variables, and promote comparisons across people, contexts, and time. The ANES serves this mission by providing researchers with a view of the political world through the eyes of ordinary citizens. The Political Science Program in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences expects to make two awards for the 2020 Presidential election cycle with the award to run from fiscal years 2018 to 2021. We anticipate that NSF will make two awards totaling no more than $11.5 million over four years. One will be for the traditional faceto-face survey. The second will be for a web-based survey. While these will be independent awards, the two awardees will be expected to work closely together. The expected start date is July 2018.

 

THE ANES AWARDS WILL FUND THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES

 

ANES Face to Face award:
Data collection for the ANES around the 2020 presidential election
Pre- and Post-election face to face interviews
Sample based on a random probability based sample
Survey instrument development for the ANES Survey design, innovations, and continual enhancement of the survey and survey items
Participation in the Cooperative Study of Electoral Systems in the post-election survey
Post data collection editing, processing, and generation of constructed variables, data files and codebooks
Data dissemination through a cutting-edge web-based data archive
Support for the Board Interaction with the principal investigators of the GSS and PSID
Interaction and coordination with the principal investigators of the ANES Web to create common content across the two modes

 

ANES Web
Data collection for the ANES around the 2020 presidential election
Pre- and Post-election web interviews
Sample based on a random probability based sample
Survey instrument development for the ANES Survey design, innovations, and continual enhancement of the survey and survey items
Develop the survey to act as a true mode comparison with the Face to Face instrument
Post data collection editing, processing, and generation of constructed variables, data files and codebooks
Data dissemination through a cutting-edge web-based data archive
Support for the Board
Interaction with the principal investigators of the GSS and PSID
Interaction and coordination with the principal investigators of the ANES Face to Face award to create common content across the two modes

Application Limits

Application Limits

University is limited to one proposal.

Additional Information

Deadlines

UIC Letter of Intent
December 13, 2017
UIC Internal Competition
TBD
Sponsor Letter of Intent
N/A
Sponsor Application
February 21, 2018

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent (LOI) Form

 

Depending upon the number of LOIs submitted, OVCR might be required to facilitate an internal peer review process to select UIC’s submission(s) to this program.  White paper instructions will distributed to those who have submitted LOIs.

 

Please contact Natalia Glubisz at RDS@uic.edu or 312-996-8348 with any questions.

 

If an authorized principal investigator is not listed above, please consider the limited competition still open. Contact RDS@uic.edu for further information.