ILFS Project Teams and Funding
At RAND, Paul Gertler served as Principal Investigator, with Elizabeth Frankenberg and Lynn Karoly as co-Principal Investigators. Sulistinah Achmad was the LD Project Director, with co-Directors I.G.N. Agung and Sri Harijati Hatmadji. In addition, Susan Butler, Theo Downes-LeGuin, Christine Peterson, Polly Phipps, and Paramita Sudharto were instrumental to the survey effort. A number of other researchers at RAND contributed to the design of the questionnaire and implementation of the survey. In particular, Julie DaVanzo, Reta Hendratidewi, Jacob Klerman, Lee Lillard, Jack Molyneaux, Bob Schoeni, James P. Smith, and Duncan Thomas contributed tremendously to questionnaire development. John Adams and Dan McCaffrey developed procedures for sampling and for constructing weights. RAND staff Kim Linton, Nick Murray, Caron Murray, Joanna Nelsen, Judy Perlman, and Carl Serrato played key roles in the logistics of questionnaire production and editing, fieldwork, and data entry. We would also like to acknowledge the input of Angus Deaton (Princeton University), T. Paul Schultz (Yale University), and John Strauss (Michigan State University). The survey could not have taken place without the efforts of the directors and staff at LD, particularly N. Haidy A. Pasay and Djuhari Wirakartakusumah, the former LD directors, as well as Aris Ananta and Sri Moertiningsih Adioetomo. Eko Ganiarto, Akhir Matua Harahap, Edy Priyono, Gatot Arya Putra, Sapruddin, Sutji Rochani, and M. Yusuf all participated in questionnaire design, training, and fieldwork for the household survey. Nargis, Darlis Rabai, and Muda Saputra participated in questionnaire design, training, and fieldwork for the community and facility survey. Endang Pudjani, and Gita Marina Sapprudin managed the technical production of the instrument, while Ni Wayan Suriastini, Linda Fitriawati, Sugiharso, and Hendratno took responsibility for data entry.
The IFLS1 was supported by funding from the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, USAID, the Ford Foundation, and the World Health Organization.
Elizabeth Frankenberg (RAND) and Duncan Thomas (RAND and UCLA) served as Principal Investigators and co-directed IFLS2. Lynn Karoly (RAND) and Paul Gertler were PIs in the early phase of the project. Bondan Sikoki was the LD Project Director and the Survey Field Director. Ni Wayan Suriastini, Muda Saputra, and Sutji Rochani Siregar were Associate Project Directors; Suriastini was LD Tracking Director and Saputra was LD Public Use Director. Trevor Croft, with assistance from Hendratno, Iip Umar Ra'fai, Martin Wolfe, and Linda Fitriawati, designed the data entry package and developed field procedures for Computer-Assisted Field Editing (CAFE) and Post Processing (Look Up) activities. Christine Peterson designed the preprinted rosters, assisted with questionnaire design, processing of the pretest data, and construction of weights. John Adams provided a wealth of advice on sampling and directed the construction of weights.
Eko Ganiarto coordinated the first and second pretests. Victoria Beard worked extensively on the Community-Facility Survey. Endang Pudjani and Sheila Evans were responsible for the technical production of the Indonesian and English questionnaires. Akhir Matua Harahap coordinated the writing and production of the survey manuals. Mary Linehan, Cecep Sukria Sumantri, and Merry Widayanti developed the physical assessments of health status. Paula Hamilton coordinated much of the IFLS2 public use activities, in conjunction with Nancy Campbell, Christine Peterson, Sue Polich, and Patty St. Clair. A number of other colleagues contributed substantially to the design of the survey, including Julie DaVanzo, William Dow, Michael Hurd, Lee Lillard, Jack Molyneaux, James P. Smith, John Strauss, and Paramita Sudharto. The survey could not have taken place without the efforts of the directors and the staff at LD, including Sri Moertiningsih Adioetomo, I.G.N. Agung, Sri Hariati Hatmadji, N. Haidy Pasay, Badrun, Nargis, Donavan Bustami, Djainal, M. Yusuf, and Teguh. Other staff who played an important role in the project are Kathleen Beegle, Micky Fujisaki, David Newhouse, Matthew Sanders, Christine dArc Taylor, Jim Tebow, and Beverly Weidmer.
IFLS2 is supported by funding from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the World Health Organization (WHO), John Snow (OMNI project), the Hewlett Foundation, the Futures Group (the POLICY project) and the International Food Policy Research Institute.
Elizabeth Frankenberg (RAND), Duncan Thomas (RAND and UCLA) directed the project and were the Principal Investigators; Kathleen Beegle (RAND) served as a co-Principal Investigator. Bondan Sikoki was the LD Project Director and Survey Field Director. Ni Wayan Suriastini, Muda Saputra, and Sutji Rochani Siregar were Associate Project Directors. Suriastini was LD Tracking Director, Saputra was LD Public Use Director, and Siregar was Administrative Director. John Adams provided advice on sampling. Victoria Beard, Trevor Croft, Iip Ra'fai, Cecep Sukria Sumantri, and Graciela Teruel played key roles in the survey along with Akhir Matua Harahap, Hendratno, Endang Pudjani, Khairil, Wilson Victor, Widodo, and Linda Fitriawati. Sheila Evans, Jim Tebow, and Martin Wolfe provided critical support. Several of our colleagues made substantial contributions to the design of the survey, including Michael Hurd, Lynn Karoly, Lee Lillard, Jack Molyneaux, James P. Smith, and John Strauss. The survey could not have taken place without the efforts of the directors and the staff at LD, including Sri Moertiningsih Adioetomo, Sri Hariati Hatmadji, and Badrun.
IFLS2+ is supported by the Futures Group (the POLICY project), the World Bank, the World Health Organization and the United Nations Population Fund.
John Strauss (Michigan State University and RAND) is the Principal Investigator, with Kathleen Beegle, and Bondan Sikoki as Co-Principal Investigators. Mubyarto and Agus Dwiyanto are Principal Investigators, from Gadjah Mada University, assisted by Sukamdi and Faturochman. Survey fieldwork was directed by Bondan Sikoki. Cecep Sukria Sumantri served as the Assistant Project Director for the Household Survey; Yulia Herawati was the Assistant Project Director for the Community Facility Survey; Elan Satriawan was the Assistant Project Director for Administration; Iip Umar Rifai, assisted by Agus Joko Pitoyo, directed Computer and Data Operations in Indonesia. Roald Euller managed programming and data analysis in the United States. Tukiran assisted the team in questionnaire development. Agus Priyadi, Kusworo Rahadyan, Mulyatno Widodo, Henry Sembiring, Sukamtiningsih, Kusbudiharjo, Dedy Juneadhy, Edi Purwanto, Wiryawan Prastowo, and Mohammad were Field Coordinators. David Kurth managed many aspects of the project, while Sheila Evans coordinated production of the questionnaires. Elizabeth Frankenberg and Duncan Thomas provided advice on questionnaire design and fielding, tracking, data processing, and development of public use data sets. John Adams provided advice on sampling and statistical issues. Albert Thiemme of Macro International assisted with softward development for data processing. Expertise in health was provided by Jean-Pierre Habicht of Cornell University.
Funding is provided by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development.
John Strauss (Michigan State University and RAND) is the Principal Investigator, with Firman Witoelar (Survey Metre), Bondan Sikoki (Survey Metre), and Sukamdi (Director of CPPS at Gadjah Mada University) as Co- Principal Investigators. Survey fieldwork was directed by Bondan Sikoki. Ana Marie Wattie, Director of Research for CPPS, directed the CPPS staff who were involved in the project. Other CPPS senior and administrative staff playing key roles were Agus Dwiyanto, Wanti Sulistyoningsih Nugroho and Endah Setia Lestari. The Population Studies centers in the thirteen IFLS provinces helped recruit the 400 some field staff. Edi Purwanto and Dani Alfah were the Field Coordinators for the Household Survey. Naisruddin was Field Coordinator for the Community- Facility Survey. Junedi was Field Coordinator for the Computer-Assisted Field Editing (CAFE) and was responsible for data entry software development, and Roald Euller of RAND was Chief Project Programmer. Trevor Croft of Blancroft oversaw the CAFE programming in CSPro. Sheila Evans of RAND, Jevri Ardiansyah of CPPS, Zainal Abidin Ala Mutho and Lulus Kusbudihardjo of Survey Metre were responsible for the production of field forms and questionnaires. Aryah Gaduh assigned occupation and industry codes to job-type and sector of work text responses. Duncan Thomas and Elizabeth Frankenberg provided invaluable and essential inputs on many aspects of the IFLS survey process.
Funding was provided by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development.
IFLS5 was directed by John Strauss (University of Southern California and RAND). Firman Witoelar (Survey Meter) and Bondan Sikoki (Survey Meter) were co-PIs. Sikoki and Witoelar were Field Directors of IFLS5.
Dr. John Giles of World Bank has helped to develop and oversee pretests and training of the community and facility (COMFAS) questionnaire modifications. He also contributed greatly in obtaining a grant from the research arm of World Bank to help fund collection of the community/facility data. Dr. Peifeng (Perry) Hu of UCLA Medical School directed the laboratory analyses of the dried blood spots (DBS). Dr. Eileen Crimmins of USC provided critical assistance to the DBS part of IFLS and to the quality analysis of the DBS data. Dr. Elizabeth (Henny) Herningtyas of University of Gadah Mada directed the laboratory in Yogyakarta where the assays were done. Validation samples were collected at UCLA under the direction of Heather McCreath and further analyzed at Dr. Alan Potter’s laboratory at University of Washington.
Many of our IFLS family colleagues have contributed substantially to the survey. Most of all, however, we are immensely grateful to Dr. Duncan Thomas and Dr. Elizabeth Frankenberg of Duke University and to Dr. James P. Smith of RAND, whose inputs continue to be invaluable and essential; and to Dr. John Phillips of the National Institute on Aging and Dr. Regina Bures of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, our project officers, whose continual encouragement and consultation has greatly benefitted this project.
Dr. John McArdle of USC oversaw the creation of the adaptive number series test that is new in IFLS5 (in Section COB of Book 3B). This involved extensive pretests in both Indonesia and Mexico (with the collaboration of MHAS under the direction of Rebeca Wong) and analysis of the pretest data. Dr. Arthur Stone of USC Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Dr. Jacqui Smith of the University of Michigan provided the hedonic well-being questions (Section PNA of book 3A) from their shorter version that they developed for the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). Dr. Brent Roberts of University of Illinois and Dr. Angela Duckworth of University of Pennsylvania provided advice on the personality section (PSN in book 3B). Under their guidance we choose the BFI 15 questions as the ones we use. Dr. Joan Broderick of USC CESR provided advice on the sleep quality and sleep disturbance questions in section TDR in book 3B. These questions were provided from PROMIS (Patient Recorded Outcomes Measurement Information System) staff.
Several people played critical staff roles in the project. Edy Purwanto was the Field Coordinator for the Household Survey, Naisruddin was Field Coordinator for the Community-Facility Survey, Iip Umar Rifaii was Field Coordinator for the Computer-Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI) and was responsible for the software development, and Roald Euller of RAND was Chief Project Programmer. Other key Survey Meter programmers were Nursuci Arnashanti and Amalia Rifana Widiastuti. Ika Rini was responsible for managing the dried blood spots when they got to Survey Meter from the field. This included logging in the cards, making sure that all labels were correct and person ids were on the samples, making a judgment and recording data on blood spot quality, and supervising their storage in the freezers and monitoring freezer temperatures, Data quality checking at Survey Meter was headed by Dian Hestina, Lazima and Rini Kondesiana.
Funding for IFLS5 was provided by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), grant 2R01 AG026676-05, the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), grant 2R01 HD050764-05A1 and grants from the World Bank, Indonesia and GRM International, Australia from DFAT, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Government of Australia.