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New MaxDiff Designer (v8.1) Offers Small Improvement for HB Estimation

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Version 8.1 of SSI Web includes an improved experimental designer for MaxDiff studies. This article describes how the new approach obtains superior results in terms of within-version item balance and quantifies the benefits if conducting individual-level analysis (HB). We assume the reader is already familiar with MaxDiff (Maximum Difference Scaling), also known as best-worst scaling, as well as HB estimation.

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