Documentation

Documentations on the SOEP Innovation Sample (soep-is.2017)

Here you’ll find all of the documentation currently available on the SOEP-IS data—including questionnaires, methodological reports on the SOEP-IS fieldwork, code books, descriptions of individual variables, and datasets generated from the original data to facilitate analysis of frequent research questions.

2011

  • Survey instrument referring to variables in datasets in German (PDF, 400.77 KB) /in English (PDF, 389.76 KB)

2012

  • Survey instrument for the SOEP Innovation Sample (Update soep.is.2016.1) in German (PDF, 422.23 KB) / in English (PDF, 411.33 KB)
  • Survey instrument for the SOEP Innovation Sample (Boost Sample, Update soep.is.2016.1) in German (PDF, 0.53 MB) / in English (PDF, 0.51 MB)

2013

  • Survey instrument for the SOEP Innovation Sample (Update soep.is.2016.1) in German (PDF, 490.12 KB) / in English (PDF, 467.52 KB)
  • Survey instrument for the SOEP Innovation Sample (Boost Sample, Update soep.is.2016.1) in German (PDF, 326.86 KB) / in English (PDF, 317.56 KB)

2014

  • Survey instrument for the SOEP Innovation Sample (Update soep.is.2016.1) in German (PDF, 0.53 MB) / in English (PDF, 0.51 MB)
  • Survey instrument for the SOEP Innovation Sample (Boost Sample, Update soep.is.2016.1) in German (PDF, 377.99 KB) / in English (PDF, 356.58 KB)

2015

  • Survey instrument with reference to variables in data sets in German (PDF, 0.57 MB) / in English (PDF, 0.57 MB)

2016

  • Survey instrument with reference to variables in data sets (Update soep.is.2016.1) in German (PDF, 505.42 KB) / in English (PDF, 482.78 KB)

2017

  • Survey instrument for the SOEP Innovation Sample in Deutsch (PDF, 0.68 MB) / in English (PDF, 0.66 MB)
  • Survey instrument for the SOEP Innovation Sample (Update soep.is.2017) in Deutsch (PDF, 0.63 MB) / in English (PDF, 0.6 MB)
  • Survey instrument for the SOEP Innovation Sample (Boost Sample) in Deutsch (PDF, 407.32 KB) / in English (PDF, 392.29 KB)

For information about upcoming data transfers:

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2017

  • H: Variables from the Household Question Module
    (Documentation (PDF, 459.4 KB))
  • P: Variables from the Individual Question Module
    (Documentation (PDF, 1.09 MB))
  • INNO: Variablen aus den Innovationsmodulen
    (Documentation (PDF, 149.25 KB))
  • INNO_H: Household-Variables from the Innovation Modules
    (Documentation (PDF, 149.25 KB))
  • IBIP_Parent: Variables from the Bonn Intervention Panel (Parents)
    (Documentation (PDF, 158.87 KB))
  • IBIP_Pupil: Variables from the Bonn Intervention Panel (Children)
    (Documentation (PDF, 0.61 MB))
  • ILANGUAGE: Variables from Innovative Language Modules
    (Documentation (PDF, 450.44 KB))
  • ILOTTERY: Variables from an Innovative Lottery Experiment in 2016
    (Documentation (PDF, 126.39 KB))
  • IDRM: Person-related Data from Innovative DRM Module
    (Documentation (PDF, 137.56 KB))
  • IDRM_ESM: Person-related DRM Data from Innovative ESM Module
    (Documentation (PDF, 138.36 KB))
  • IESM: Person-related ESM Data from Innovative ESM Module
    (Documentation (PDF, 155.84 KB))
  • IRISK: Decision from Description vs. Decision from Experience
    (Documentation (PDF, 121.97 KB))
  • BIO: Variables from the Life Course Question Module
    (Documentation (PDF, 465.52 KB))
  • BIOAGE: Variables from the Modules of Questions on Children
    (Documentation (PDF, 295.74 KB))
  • BIOBIRTH: Birth Biography of Female and Male Respondents
    (Documentation (PDF, 154.44 KB))
  • BIOPAREN: Biography Information on the Parents
    (Documentation (PDF, 235.69 KB))
  • COGNIT: Cognitive Achievement Potentials
    (Documentation (PDF, 234.99 KB))
  • KID: Pooled Dataset on Children
    (Documentation (PDF, 149.89 KB))
  • HGEN: Household-related Status and Generated Variables
    (Documentation (PDF, 175.36 KB))
  • PGEN: Person-related Status and Generated Variables
    (Documentation (PDF, 307.69 KB))
  • PPFAD: Person-related Meta-dataset
    (Documentation (PDF, 141.68 KB))
  • HBRUTTO: Household-related Gross File
    (Documentation (PDF, 139.33 KB))
  • PBRUTTO: Person-related Gross File
    (Documentation (PDF, 144.51 KB))
  • PHRF: Weights for Persons
    (Documentation (PDF, 105.62 KB))
  • HHRF: Weights for Households
    (Documentation (PDF, 104.89 KB))
  • INTV: Variables about the interviewers
    (Documentation (PDF, 126.09 KB))

The datasets are available for Stata and SPSS in versions with German and English labels.

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