The research design is both a cross-sectional and a survey study. The researcher conducts once in cross-sectional studies. Various researchers commonly use survey research designs. The researcher drafts questions that psychologically acquire information from the respondent. The researcher drafts questions to obtain the data from the potential respondents. Similarly, in the research above, the researcher drafted questions that were used to assess the influence of social desirability on the attitude on the migration. The research involved an observational study. Oberski, Weber and Révilla only takes the observation made by a particular group of people under study. In the study, the researcher asked attitude related questions in order to establish the effect of social desirability on the attitudes on migration. The source of data was a survey designed by the European Social Survey. Oberski, Weber and Révilla asked similar questions that the European Social Survey inquired earlier. They asked questions that were direct disagree-agree and agree-disagree questions. The aim was to establish the influence of social desirability in the questions that ESS asked earlier in their research.