Ineke Stoop

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Ineke Anežka Lucia Stoop (born 1953)[1] is a retired Dutch survey statistician who was Head of Methodology at the Netherlands Institute for Social Research [nl] (SCB) and chaired the European Statistical Advisory Committee (ESAC).[2]

Education and career[edit]

Stoop was born on 14 March 1953 in The Hague. She earned a master's degree in psychology at Leiden University in 1980, and completed her Ph.D. in 2005 at Utrecht University.[1][3]

She was a researcher at Leiden University from 1973 to 1983 before joining the Netherlands Institute for Social Research in 1983, and became Head of Methodology at the Institute in 1990.[1][3]

She became chair of the European Statistical Advisory Committee in 2014,[4] and retired in 2019.[2]


Stoop is the author of books including:

  • The Hunt for the Last Respondent: Nonresponse in Sample Surveys (her 2005 doctoral dissertation)[1][5]
  • Improving Survey Response: Lessons learned from the European Social Survey[6] (with Jaak Billiet, Achim Koch and Rory Fitzgerald, Wiley, 2010)

She is also the editor or co-editor of edited volumes including

  • Access Panels and Online Research, Panacea Or Pitfall? (Uitgeverij Aksant, 2008)
  • Advances on Comparative Survey Methodology (Wiley, 2018)[7]


Stoop is an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute.[8] She was part of the European Social Survey project, which won the Descartes Prize in 2005.[4][9] She was a keynote speaker at the 2019 biennial conference of the European Survey Research Association, in Zagreb,[7] where she was given the association's Outstanding Service Award.[2][10]


  1. ^ a b c d Stoop, Ineke (2005), The Hunt for the Last Respondent: Nonresponse in Sample Surveys (Doctoral dissertation), Utrecht University, hdl:1874/2900, ISBN 90-377-0215-5. See in particular full name and birth data on title page, and curriculum vitae on page 338.
  2. ^ a b c Kasabian, Alian (March 2020), "Ineke Stoop", AAPOR Profile, AAPOR Newsletter, American Association for Public Opinion Research, retrieved 2020-12-04
  3. ^ a b "Stoop, Ineke", All employees, Netherlands Institute for Social Research, archived from the original on 2019-05-09
  4. ^ a b Ineke Stoop, Eurostat, retrieved 2020-12-03
  5. ^ Reviews of The Hunt for the Last Respondent:
  6. ^ Reviews of Improving Survey Response:
    • Díaz de Rada, Vidal (April–June 2012), Reis: Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas (in Spanish) (138): 166–170, JSTOR 41442117{{citation}}: CS1 maint: untitled periodical (link)
    • Olson, Kristen (December 2016), Journal of Official Statistics, 32 (4): 1015–1017, doi:10.1515/jos-2016-0054{{citation}}: CS1 maint: untitled periodical (link)
  7. ^ a b "Keynotes", Past ESRA Biennial Conferences: Zagreb 2019, European Survey Research Association, retrieved 2020-12-04
  8. ^ Elected Members, International Statistical Institute, retrieved 2020-12-04
  9. ^ 2005 EU Descartes Prize for Research Laureates (PDF), European Union, retrieved 2020-12-04
  10. ^ Ineke Stoop onderscheiden met 'life time achievement award' [Ineke Stoop honored with 'life time achievement award'] (in Dutch), Netherlands Institute for Social Research, 22 July 2019, retrieved 2020-12-04

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