Linking Data Sets

TitleLinking Data Sets
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsAmerican Sociological Association,
PublisherAmerican Sociological Association
AbstractA researcher working in two separate research project that are also very similar in topic believes that much knowledge could be gained by linking the two data sets. However, she worries that her informed consent procedure did not anticipate this possibility. What problems are raised by the linking of these two data sets? If participants in one research project agree to this, is that enough?
OEC Unique IdentifierAmerican Sociological Association, Teaching Ethics Throughout the Curriculum