DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT:
The aim of this project was to assess levels of expectation amongst the public of the potential impact, to Mongolia’s economy, of the worldwide financial crisis. The Central Bank of Mongolia conducts routine public opinion polls annually, however, this survey was implemented in addition to the annual reports due to the ongoing crisis at the time.
The survey covered 9 districts of Ulaanbaatar city and 5 soums of Tuv aimag. Data collection involved using previously validated information gathering tools in order to generate topic-relevant data. Due to the time-sensitive nature of the project commissioned by the client, the survey was organized and completed in a very short period of time.
DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:
- A sampling method unique to the project was developed and sample sizes were determined for each district and soum;
- A number of research teams were organized and coordinated so as to function at the same time in order to collect data as rapidly as possible;
- As a measure of quality validation, random samples were selected from the completed questionnaires and follow-up checks were made by contacting the respondents and verifying their responses;
After thorough checks for quality and reliability, all collected data was entered into a database, processed using statistical analysis software, and the final results were delivered to the client.
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
The Asia Foundation and SDC