SOEP 2014 - 11th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference

SOEP 2014, June 30 to July 1 in Berlin

The conference

The 11th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference (SOEP2014) will be held in Berlin, June 30 to July 1, 2014, at DIW Berlin and Hertie School of Governance.
The conference provides researchers who use the SOEP with the opportunity to present and discuss their work with other researchers familiar with SOEP data. Researchers of all disciplines (e.g. economics, demography, geography, political science, public health, psychology and sociology) who use the SOEP or the SOEP part of the Cross-National Equivalent Files (CNEF) are invited to submit an abstract. We encourage in particular submissions of papers using the longitudinal features of the SOEP as well as cross national comparative analysis.


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Room options at special rates for conference participants are available in the hotels listed below. If you wish to book a room there, please contact the hotel directly and refer to the keyword "SOEP 2014" or in case of Motel One please use the attached form. Please be aware of the booking deadlines.

List of Hotels

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Keynote Speakers

We are happy to announce as keynote speakers:

Patricia McManus
Indiana University, Bloomington/USA

Jacques Silber
Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan/Israel


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Scientific Committee

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Call for Papers

The submission deadline has expired.

Submitters will be notified on acceptance of their paper by April 17, 2014.

Call for papers | PDF, 45.01 KB

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Registration will open in April 2014 and end on June 16, 2014.

Registration fee will be 105 / 55 Euro (regular / (Ph.D.-students).

Please see more details on the registration proceedure in Spring 2014.

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Shorter versions of selected conference papers will be published in a volume of conference proceedings (Journal of Applied Social Science Studies [Schmollers Jahrbuch], 2/2015) with the understanding that a full version of the paper may be submitted to another professional journal.

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Prize for Best Presentations

The Society of Friends of the DIW Berlin will honor the best three papers and the best poster, presented at the conference with the Joachim R. Frick Memorial Prize.
The SOEP2014 program committee will act as a jury and will present the award at the end of the conference.

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Local Organizers

Anika Rasner, Marco Giesselmann, Carsten Schroeder and Christine Kurka

If you have any further questions concerning the conference, please contact the local organizers at:

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