19 Mar 2018

WVS-7 in the Middle East: Call for Tenders

The World Values Survey Association invites survey companies, research institutions and University institutions to submit tender proposals to conduct the WVS-7 survey round in Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.

Three to five countries from the list will be selected, depending on funds availability. Decisions on the winning proposals will be made by the WVSA Governing Board; proposal featuring best value for money will be selected. Past experience of cooperation with the WVSA is an advantage, though not a necessary pre-condition.

Materials and documents to be provided as a part of the tender proposal:

  • Description of the organization’s profile, including: organization’s contact details; organization’s history, past research expertise, past research projects the organization has been involved, including WVS; description of the team and their qualifications.
  • CV of the team leader and co-PIs
  • Proposed sample design, including: detailed description of the proposed sample model; method of selection of regions, PSUs, SSUs, households and respondent in the household; indicate, if you cover the whole country’s territory or not; specify proposed survey method; justify the proposed sample size.
  • Budget specification, including: total costs including all expenses; budget breakdown by categories; as WVS is an academic project, please, do NOT include any items for organization’s income and organization development fees etc. Please, indicate budget for the sample size N=1000; N=1200 and any other sample size if you propose alternative option. Currency for the budget calculations: US dollar. Questionnaire size: 320 survey items (variables); questionnaire available in Arabic, no costs for translation need to be budgeted.

There is no strict format and limitations for the length of your proposal.

Please, submit your expressions of interest and the full proposal in English to:

Submission deadline: April, 15, 2018.

Winning teams will be notified by April, 30, 2018. The WVSA Secretariat keeps the right to request additional information upon necessity.


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