We often conduct secondary research in our custom research studies for business schools. Secondary research involves obtaining information from existing commercial and public sources such as websites, sales and accounting records, articles and market research reports.
One of the biggest advantages of secondary analysis using existing data is low cost. However, the most common challenge of conducting secondary data analysis is that the available information might not answer the researcher’s specific research question to the degree that the research requires. It is not uncommon that some important variables were not available for the analysis or that the data were not collected for all population subgroups or all geographic regions of interest.
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