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2. - 23. August 2023


Learn to use the SOEP over lunch


2. - 23. August 2023


Online seminar via Cisco Webex


Sandra Bohmann

The German Socio-Economic Panel Study is a representative panel study for the German population, collecting data on a broad variety of topics of everyday life, including general wellbeing, household composition, educational aspirations and educational status, income and occupational biographies, leisure time activities, housing, health, political orientation and more. With its long running panel structure, the breadth of topics and the representative nature of the data, the SOEP has become a central resources for quantitative research in the social sciences in Germany.

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This online workshop series offers a short online introduction to the data of the Socio-economic panel study. Participants will be introduced to the content of the study, its data-structure, sample selection and weighting strategy and they will be provided with an overview over the study documentation.

For the online seminar we use the provider Cisco Webex. If you want to join the workshop, please register (name, institution) with Janina Britzke (jbritzke@diw.de) until July 14, 2023. Invitations with the link to the online platform as well as materials will be sent out the week from July 17 to July 21, 2023 before the workshop.

There is no limitation on participants - so everyone will get a spot. The workshop will be held in English and participation is free of charge. Questions will be taken throughout the workshop!


Session 1 Wednesday, August 2 12:00 - 13:30 General Introduction to the SOEP
Session 2 Wednesday, August 9 12:00 - 13:30 Documentation and Online Support
Session 3 Wednesday, August 16 12:00 - 13:30 Sampling and Weighting Strategy
Session 4 Wednesday, August 23 12:00 - 13:30 Analysis Potential of the SOEP
(The Individual as Part of the Family)


Sandra Bohmann
Sandra Bohmann

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin in der Infrastruktureinrichtung Sozio-oekonomisches Panel

Janina Britzke
Janina Britzke

Mitarbeiterin im Bereich Wissenstransfer in der Infrastruktureinrichtung Sozio-oekonomisches Panel