Algorithmic Decision Making Systems

Single Wave Study

General Information

Algorithmic Decision Making Systems
Project Number
This study concerns panel members’ knowledge and experience with ADM services.
Longitudinal Type
Single Wave Study
Begin date
End date
Rudolf Müller (Maastricht University); Banu Aysolmaz (Maastricht University and Eindhoven University of Technology); Darian Meacham (Maastricht University)
© 2020 CentERdata
Funding Organization
OCW (Domeinplan SSH)

Datasets and documentation

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Codebook in English
Codebook in Dutch

Data Files

English SPSS file
English STATA file


Variable name Variable Label Variable Type
nomem_encrNumber of household member encryptedpreloaded
qa19a_mYear and month of the field work periodconstructed
qa19a001Random number for the allocation of the type of systemconstructed
qa19a002Introduction text at p1 based on qa19a001constructed
qa19a003Introduction text at p2 based on qa19a001constructed
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qa19a012Item shown 1st at p3constructed
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qa19a020I have heard or read about the use of these types of systems that make automated decisions or suggestions.directly measured
qa19a021I trust that this system would provide high-quality decisions about me.directly measured
qa19a022I am concerned about the use of my personal information by this system.directly measured
qa19a023I think that I am better off with the decisions and suggestions made by the system.directly measured
qa19a024If I have any problem with the decisions or suggestions of this system, I believe that the organization providing the system would take necessary measures.directly measured
qa19a025I am concerned that it would not be exactly clear how decisions or suggestions are produced by this system.directly measured
qa19a026I believe that this system in general would treat me fairly when making decisions and suggestions.directly measured
qa19a027I would be willing to let this system help me.directly measured
qa19a028I think that this system would be objective in making decisions or suggestions for me.directly measured
qa19a029It would bother me if this system does not provide a sufficient explanation about how certain decisions are taken or suggestions are given for me.directly measured
qa19a030I think that if this system causes harm and nuisance for me, then this would be compensated by the organization providing the system.directly measured
qa19a031I am familiar with these types of systems that make automated decisions or suggestions.directly measured
qa19a032I feel that using this system would make my life more efficient by taking decisions or providing suggestions for me.directly measured
qa19a033I would consider getting automated support from these types of systems.directly measured
qa19a034I believe that the privacy of my personal data would be assured while using this system.directly measured
qa19a035I believe that this system would not intentionally harm me.directly measured
qa19a036Was it difficult to answer the questions?directly measured
qa19a037Were the questions sufficiently clear?directly measured
qa19a038Did the questionnaire get you thinking about things?directly measured
qa19a039Was it an interesting subject?directly measured
qa19a040Did you enjoy answering the questions?directly measured
qa19a041Starting date of the questionnaireconstructed
qa19a042Starting time of the questionnaireconstructed
qa19a043End date of the questionnaireconstructed
qa19a044End time of the questionnaireconstructed
qa19a045Duration questionnaire in secondsderived


Questionnaire: Algorithmic Decision Making Systems

The questionnaire was administered in Dutch

Browse Algorithmic Decision Making Systems

Response Information

Response Overview
Selected number of household members: 3,241 (100.0%)
Non-response: 519 (16.0%)
Response: 2,722 (84.0%)
Complete: 2,715 (83.8%)
Incomplete: 7 (0.2%)
Collection Events
03-06-2019 to 25-06-2019
The total sample comprised of 3241 randomly selected panel members.
Collection Mode
internet survey
Fieldwork Note
A reminder was sent twice to non-respondents.

01-07-2020 to 30-07-2020
The total sample comprised of 3241 randomly selected panel members.
Collection Mode
internet survey
Fieldwork Note
Non-respondents of the first measurement