The main task of the Research Infrastructure SOEP is planning, carrying out, and editing the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study. This wide-ranging longitudinal survey started in 1984 and currently covers about 30,000 individuals living in almost 11,000 private households.
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30 Waves of SOEP

More than 30 years ago, the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study started. A good opportunity to look back and forward. read more

25 July 2018, Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

Care & Careers: Housework Distribution and Occupational Prestige

9 September 2018, Workshop

12th International Research Workshop “Methods for Ph.D.”

13 September 2018, GSOEP

Linos-2 Workshop

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The Research Data Center of the SOEP offers possibilities to spend time at SOEP as a visiting scholar. more