I've also had a long-standing interest in drawing on network theory to evaluate and improve methods - particularly of data collection. This has lead to my involvement in a number of primary data collection projects (in Malawi, South Africa and New York City), and evaluation of secondary network data (in Colorado Springs).
- 2019. jimi adams. Gathering Social Network Data. SAGE, Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences Series #180.
- 2019. Stèphane Helleringer, jimi adams, Sara Yeatman, & James Mkandawire. “Evaluating Sampling Biases from Third-party Reporting as a Method for Improving Survey Measures of Sensitive Behaviors.” Social Networks 59:134-140.
- 2012. jimi adams, James Moody, Stephen Q. Muth & Martina Morris. “Quantifying the benefits of link-tracing designs for partnership network studies.” Field Methods 24(2): 175-193.
- 2012. jimi adams, Katherine Faust, & Gina Lovasi (eds.) "Capturing Context: Integrating spatial & social network analyses." Social Networks 34(1).
- 2010. jimi adams. “Distant Friends, Close Strangers? Inferring Friendships from Behavior.” (letter) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107(9): E29-E30.
- 2009. jimi adams & Jenny Trinitapoli. “The Malawi Religion Project: Data collection & Selected Analyses.” Demographic Research 21(10): 255-288.
- 2007. jimi adams & James Moody. “To Tell the Truth? Measuring Concordance in Multiply-Reported Social Network Data.” Social Networks 29(1): 44-58.