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5th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference

GSOEP2002




SOEP2002
Prize Winners
Participants
Conference Pictures
Directions
Program
Registration
Accommodation
Call for Papers
Further Information
Program Committee
Conference Office


GSOEP2002

The fifth international German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference (GSOEP2002) will be held in Berlin, July 3-4, 2002. The conference provides researchers who use the GSOEP, the opportunity to present and discuss their work with other researchers familiar with the GSOEP data.


Prize Winners: Best papers presented at the GSOEP2000 conference

The Society of Friends of the DIW (Vereinigung der Freunde des DIW) funded a prize for the best three papers presented at the GSOEP2000 Conference. The papers were chosen by the  program committee

The honored papers are (in alphabetical order):

The Covariance Structure of East and West German Incomes and its Implications for the Persistence of Poverty and Inequality (paper | PDF, 416.01 KB )
Martin Biewen, University of Heidelberg/DIW Berlin
Prize: € 250

Long - Term Effects of Unpaid Overtime - Evidence for West Germany (paper | PDF, 73.13 KB )
Markus Pannenberg, DIW Berlin/IZA
Prize: € 250

Respondent Behavior in Panel Studies - A Case Study for Item-Nonresponse by Means of the German Socio-Economic Panel(GSOEP) ( paper | PDF, 355.46 KB )
Jörg-Peter Schräpler, Ruhr University Bochum/DIW Berlin
Prize: € 250

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Participants

Download here the List of Participants | PDF, 76.1 KB


Conference Pictures

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Gallery 4

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Directions

Conference site

Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaft
Jägerstr. 22/23
10117 Berlin
Tel.: 030 / 203 70-0
Fax: 030 / 203 70-500

Hotels

 Hotel Hilton
 Hotel Altberlin
 Scandotel Castor Berlin
 Hotel Alexander-Plaza Berlin
 Forumhotel am Alexanderplatz
 Hotel Mercure Berlin Checkpoint Charlie
 Derag Hotel and Living Großer Kurfürst in Mitte
 Hotel Unter den Linden (Possible last minute bookings!!)

Conference-Phone
only during the conferences 03.07. - 06.07.2002:
030 / 203 70-422

Arrival by train

Zoologischer Garten: Take underground line U2 (direction Pankow) to Stadtmitte.
Footpath: see plan | PDF, 44.66 KB
Duration: about 20'

Arrival by plane

Airport Tegel
Take the airport-bus TXL (direction Alexanderplatz) to Französische Straße.
Footpath: see plan | PDF, 44.66 KB
Duration: about 35'

Airport Tempelhof
Take underground line U6 (direction Alt-Tegel) to Stadtmitte.
Footpath: see plan | PDF, 44.66 KB
Duration: about 20'

Airport Schönefeld
Take suburban line S9 (direction Spandau) to interchange station Alexanderplatz, on with underground line U2 (direction Ruhleben) to Hausvogteiplatz.
Footpath: see plan | PDF, 44.66 KB
Duration: about 1h

Useful Links

bvg.de: service of the public transport system see plan
Stadtplandienst.com: city map of Berlin
Berlin.de
Zitty.de (german version only)

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Program

Program
Timetable | PDF, 255.14 KB


Registration

Registration Form for GSOEP2002 | PDF, 2.65 KB
Registration Form for GSOEP2002 and Panel2002 | PDF, 5.93 KB

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Accommodation

Hotel Reservation Form | PDF, 12.05 KB

Special offer:
We have also reserved a small number of rooms in the Hilton Hotel Berlin*****, situated directly at the famous "Gendarmenmarkt" in the very centre of Berlin, only a few footsteps away from the conference venue and in walking distance from many important sites. The rooms are very comfortable equipped and have a direct view onto the Gendarmenmarkt with the Dome and the "Schauspielhaus". During the week of the conference there are the famous "Open Air Classic" concerts in front of the "Schauspielhaus", which you can easily watch from your hotel window.

The Hilton offers the rooms at a special rate for conference participants:
Deluxe Single room: 170.00 €/night
Deluxe Double room: 190.00 €/night
The prices include breakfast buffet and free access to the pool and the fitness center.
If you want to take advantage of this offer, please make your hotel reservations directly in the Hilton Hotel through the reservation form | PDF, 15.62 KB

Possible last minute bookings:
Hotel Unter den Linden

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Call for Papers

The fifth international German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference (GSOEP2002) will be held in Berlin, July 3-4, 2002. The conference provides researchers who use the GSOEP, the opportunity to present and discuss their work with other researchers familiar with the GSOEP data. Researchers in all disciplines who use either the full 100% or Public-Use version of the SOEP or the GSOEP part of the Cross-National Equivalent Files (CNEF) are encouraged to submit an abstract. Contributions based on research which emphasizes the longitudinal features of the GSOEP data are especially encouraged. Papers on survey statistic issues (e.g. attrition or missing value problems) and on topics of survey research (e.q. panel or mode effects) are especially welcome as well.


Deadline
Please submit a one page abstract. Electronic submissions are accepted in the following formats: MSWord, WordPerfect or *.pdf files. The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2002. Authors will be notified by March 17, 2002. All papers must be written and presented in English.

Shorter versions of accepted papers will be published in a volume of conference proceedings with the understanding that a full version of your paper may be submitted to another professional journal.

Please email submissions only to .

Grants
We ask scholars to travel on their own funds. If this is not possible, we provide partial reimbursement of expenses to participants presenting a paper (one grant per paper) at the following rates depending on which country presenters are coming from: up to € 125 (Germany), up to € 500 (Europe), up to € 750 (overseas).  

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Further Information

Further information about the conference can be obtained from

Prof. Jennifer Hunt, Ph.D., Program Chairperson, GSOEP2002
Université de Montréal, Département de sciences économiques,
3150, rue Jean-Brillant, bureau C-6042, C.P. 6128,
Succ. centre-ville, Montréal (PQ) H3C 3J7, CANADA
Tel: (514) 343-6760, FAX: (514) 343-7221
Email:


Program Committee

Members of the Program Committee include

Jennifer Hunt (Chairperson) (Université de Montréal/Canada)
Elke Holst (SOEP/DIW Berlin)
(ISER/Essex/UK, laurh@essex.ac.uk)
(Tilburg Universty/NL, Ruud.J.Muffels@kub.nl)
Jürgen Schupp (SOEP/DIW Berlin) 


Conference Office

Christine Kurka
Uta Rahmann

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