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Like many researchers around the world, at the beginning of lockdown we were faced with a dilemma: how to collect survey data without actually visiting respondents? We recognised that collecting data on important outcomes like employment and hunger was critical, the question was simply how to do it.

Eventually the National Income Dynamic Study: Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey (Nids-Cram) team settled on conducting a telephone survey, something that has quickly become the norm around the world...

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