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  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    SOEP publishes Annual Report 2023 - Scope and successes of the longest-running household survey - High-caliber research projects launched

    What is the state of poverty and social cohesion in Germany? What about the integration of Ukrainian refugees? How has people's mental health developed over the last 20 years? In 2023, researchers from the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) once again used its long-term panel data to conduct research on a wide range of topics relating to social change in Germany. In the 2023 annual report, SOEP looks back ...

    10.07.2024| Verena Neumann
  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    Data Release: The first Scientific Use File of the IAB-BiB/FReDA-BAMF-SOEP Survey “Refugees from Ukraine in Germany” is now available

    The IAB-BiB/FReDA-BAMF-SOEP Survey "Refugees from Ukraine in Germany" examines diverse aspects of Ukrainian refugees’ lives—the circumstances surrounding their departure from Ukraine, comprehensive socio-demographic characteristics, and information on housing, school, vocational and university degrees, employment, German language skills, life satisfaction and worries, family constellations before and ...

    01.07.2024| SOEPhotline
  • Personnel news

    David Kasprowski has successfully defended his dissertation

    On April 10, David Kasprowski successfully completed his dissertation entitled "'Queering' Social Class. On the connection between sexual orientation, gender identity and social class" at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. David submitted and defended the dissertation as part of the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS). The committee consisted of Ellen Heidinger (SOEP and BGSS), Prof. Dr. ...

  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    SOEP alumn Jule Adriaans awarded Peter A. Berger Prize by the German Sociological Association

    Dr. Jule Adriaans was awarded the Peter A. Berger Prize 2024 for her dissertation on “Distributive Justice: Definition, Determinants, and Consequences of the Justice of Earnings.” After Adriaans, a SOEP doctoral candidate (2018-2022), completed her PhD at the University of Bielefeld, she accepted a postdoc position at its Faculty of Sociology. Her work focuses mainly on income inequality and justice, ...

  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    SOEP RegioHub successful in “Leibniz ScienceCampus” competition

    The Leibniz Association has announced the funding of seven ScienceCampuses. The existing campus “SOEP RegioHub” (“Regional Development Dynamics and their Social, Economic and Political Consequences”) – a cooperation between SOEP and Bielefeld University in Bielefeld – will be funded for a further four years. Leibniz ScienceCampuses serve the strategic networking of Leibniz institutes with universities ...

    27.03.2024| Jan Goebel
  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    Combatting pandemics together: funding for pioneering "Leibniz Lab" with SOEP participation

    The new Leibniz Lab „Pandemic Preparedness: One Health, One Future” links excellent inter- and transdisciplinary research from 41 Leibniz institutes. For the first time in Germany, pathogen-oriented sciences (virology, bacteriology, mycology and immunology) are collaborating with other life sciences such as ecology, health technologies, health economics, and educational research. The Socio-Economic ...

    27.03.2024| Sabine Zinn
  • Personnel news

    Obituary for Gert G. Wagner

    * The 5th of January 1953 in Kelsterbach – † The 28th of January 2024 in Berlin Prof. Dr. Gert G. Wagner, the long-time director of the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), passed away unexpectedly on January 28, 2024. Alongside the founding father of the SOEP, Hans-Jürgen Krupp, Gert G. Wagner was the face and intellectual stimulus for the development of the SOEP for decades, which is celebrating ...

  • Press Release

    Former DIW Berlin President Gert G. Wagner has Passed Away

    Gert G. Wagner passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on January 28, 2024, at the age of 71. He led the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) for many years and later served as the Chairman of the Executive Board (President) of DIW Berlin. “DIW Berlin owes a great deal to Gert G. Wagner. For over 30 years, he made irreplaceable contributions to the development ...

  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    Spitzenforschung zu Vermögensungleichheit im SOEP: Philipp Lersch wirbt renommierten ERC Consolidator Grant ein

    SOEP Senior Research Fellow Philipp Lersch was granted one of the highest endowed research grants of the European Commission, the European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant. He successfully competed with his project “WEALTHTRAJECT: Understanding Trajectories of Wealth Accumulation and Their Variability.” From December 2024, the project will receive approximately two million Euros over the next ...

    23.01.2024| Philipp Lersch
  • Report

    SOEP-IS: Selection of promising new modules – 2024 call for submissions suspended

    Last year, the SOEP innovation sample (SOEP-IS) received numerous proposals for new and innovative modules. After selecting the best modules, we are pleased to report that we were able to significantly expand the potential of the data. The SOEP-IS team is currently conducting an exceptionally high number of inspiring projects, collaborations, and longitudinal innovation modules. Due to the many new ...

    10.01.2024| Carina Cornesse
  • Report

    SOEP and British panel study “UK-HLS” agree on closer cooperation

    The leadership of both SOEP and “Understanding Society” (The UK Household Longitudinal Study) announced that they will intensify their long-standing collaboration in the future. They intend to coordinate closely on current challenges that large panel studies face, thereby pooling their comprehensive expertise. In addition, the employees of both studies will benefit from mutual exchange on all topics ...

    12.12.2023| Sabine Zinn
  • Nachrichten

    Call for Abstracts: Joint Spring Meeting “The Power of Where - Spatial Insights from Survey Data”

    The two-day spring meeting "The Power of Where: Spatial Insights from Survey Data" will take place in person at Brandenburg University of Technology in Cottbus on February 29 to March 1, 2024. The meeting is jointly organized by the Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (BBSR), Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU), and SOEP-RegioHub at Bielefeld University and is conceived as a lunch-to-lunch ...

    06.10.2023| Jan Goebel
  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    SOEP User Conference 2024 - Aufruf zu Einreichungen

    The call for papers for the 15th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference is online. SOEP 2024 will take place from July 4-5, 2024, in Berlin, and researchers from all disciplines are invited to submit an abstract. The theme of the conference and keynote speeches will be "individual and collective responses to a changing world." Keynote speakers will be Simon Jäger from IZA/MIT and ...

    12.09.2023| Janina Britzke
  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    Data Release: German Social Cohesion Panel - SCP 2021_1 (Anchor)

    The first Scientific Use File of the German Social Cohesion Panel (SCP) is now available The SCP is a newly established longitudinal study that captures multiple aspects of social cohesion in Germany. It is based on a representative population sample drawn from the German population registers and was carried out for the first time in 2021. The annual survey is directed not only at the selected individuals ...

    28.07.2023| Julian B. Axenfeld, Carina Cornesse
  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    SOEP-Core Data 1984-2021 (v38) available

    All registered data users can now order the current data via our online order form. In German: English: Due to a change of the survey institute, there was a delay in the data transfer this year. Unfortunately, we still could not include all information in this data delivery. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Key information ...

    18.07.2023| SOEPhotline
  • Press Release

    Ukrainian refugees: Nearly half intend to stay in Germany in the longer term

    Second survey wave of around 7,000 Ukrainians on their life situations and progress in social participation For the second time, Ukrainians who fled because of the Russian war of aggression were interviewed about their life in Germany. Key results are: At the beginning of 2023, almost half of the respondents intend to stay in Germany in the longer term. The number of people in employment has increased ...

  • Publication

    SOEP Annual Report 2022 is published!

    New data, new projects, new faces: In 2022, a lot of new things happened at the Socio-Economic Panel. Last year's annual report provides again a compact and clear insight into all the SOEP's activities on topics such as forced migration, wealth, new samples, pension data, and mental health as well as on the fieldwork carried out by infas. The report is available online free of charge. We would ...

    11.07.2023| Janina Britzke
  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    SOEP @ 10th ESRA Conference 2023 in Milan, Italy

    From July 17 to 21, the tenth conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) will take place in Milan, Italy. 12 SOEP researchers will organize sessions or present their work in more than 20 sessions. An overview of the SOEP presentations can be found online. SOEP will also have its own exhibition stand - so come by and learn more about SOEP data and find the newest publications di ...

  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    Workshop Series in August: Learn to use SOEP over lunch

    In August the SOEP organizes another online SOEPcampus workshop "Learn to use SOEP over lunch". On four Wednesdays in August (2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 2023) 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 ...

    14.06.2023| Sandra Bohmann, Janina Britzke
  • Personnel news

    Matteo Targa has successfully defended his dissertation

    Matteo Targa has successfully defended his dissertation "Empirical Essays on Inequality" supervised by Carsten Schröder at Freie Universität Berlin. Congratulations!

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