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Research Project

The Linked Employer-Employee Study of the Socio-Economic Panel, Vers. 2 (SOEP-LEE 2)

The Linked Employer-Employee Study of the Socio-Economic Panel was first conducted in 2012 and is now entering its second round. The focus of SOEP-LEE2 is on longer-term changes in labor relations in the context of ongoing digitalization. In this context, the project examines how the corona pandemic has affected human resources management and leadership. A key feature of the study is the linkage...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Publication

Study protocol of the ‘CORONA-MONITORING bundesweit’ study (RKI-SOEP study) published

The study protocol of the CORONA-MONITORING nationwide study (RKI-SOEP study) has been published in the Journal of Health Monitoring and is freely available.In the study, which was conducted in a collaboration between the Robert Koch Institute and the Socio-Economic Panel at DIW Berlin, SOEP respondents were sent self-tests in the form of PCR and DBS tests to be sent to the RKI for analysis. In addition, ...

11.02.2021| Markus M. Grabka
Research Project

SOEP-Transfer: Research Data for Journalists and Contemporary Historians

The Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) is the largest and longest-running longitudinal survey of households in Germany. Every year as part of the annual SOEP survey, around 30,000 individuals in 15,000 households provide comprehensive data on their social and economic conditions. The survey data are used by researchers worldwide. The project SOEP-Transfer (scientific project name: “Sharing...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Report

SOEPcampus@home Workshop Series - Registration Now Open

In order to facilitate novel user's access to the rich data-source of the SOEP, we will host two online-workshop series in August and November. The aim of the workshop is to familiarize novel users with the content and structure of the dataset, its potentials for social-scientific research and accompanying documentation matieral. Practical examples of data management will be discussed. The workshop ...

01.07.2020| Sandra Bohmann
Research Project

The Spread of the Coronavirus in Germany: Socio-Economic Factors and Consequences (SOEP-CoV)

How is the corona pandemic affecting people in Germany and what economic and social impacts will it have in the years to come? SOEP-CoV, a joint project of SOEP and the University of Bielefeld, aims at answering these questions. On the one hand, the project is investigating how the corona crisis is changing everyday life in Germany and how people are dealing with the situation. On the other hand,...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Research Project

Non-probability Internet Surveys

This joint project aims to compare the scientific advantages and disadvantages of “traditional” survey methods used by the SOEP and the innovative web-based sampling methods used by Civey and to identify potential research synergies resulting from combinations of the two approaches. On the one hand, Civey’s web-based approach is likely to offer access to population groups that...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Research Project

Domain Data Protocols for Empirical Educational Research (DDP-Education) - Subproject SOEP

By developing publicly available, adaptive, and (re-)usable Domain Data Protocols (DDPs) that can be referenced for data management, the project aims to increase the quality of data management in the field of empirical educational research and to ensure the continued use of these research data. The project will develop DDPs referring to the specific data type in concrete terms for all relevant...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Weekly Report

In Germany, Younger, Better Educated Persons, and Lower Income Groups Are More Likely to Be in Favor of Unconditional Basic Income

by  Jule Adriaans, Stefan Liebig and Juergen Schupp Representative survey results have shown a stable approval rate for implementing unconditional basic income of between 45 and 52 percent in Germany since 2016/17. In European comparison, this approval rate is low. Younger, better educated persons, and those at risk of poverty support the concept of unconditional basic income in Germany. But ...

10.04.2019| Jule Adriaans, Stefan Liebig, Jürgen Schupp
Report

Report on the first InGRID-2 Summer School at DIW Berlin

The 2018 summer school for early-stage researchers combined advanced research on the integration of refugees and migrants with training in the use of a clone of EU-SILC longitudinal data for Germany. The clone was created with the help of SOEP data and is especially valuable in the study of methodological issues in migration research. The different migration subsamples in the SOEP allow more detailed ...

22.11.2018| Maria Metzing
Research Project

Record linkage between Socio-Economic Panel and administrative pension data — a combined dataset for life course research (SOEP-RV)

In cooperation with the Research Data Center of the German Pension Insurance (FDZ-RV), we implement a record linkage of SOEP household survey data with administrative individual employment/retirement biographies, which are available on a monthly basis for employees since age 14.

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Research Project

Improvement of the research data infrastructure in the area of high-worth individuals with the Socio-Economic Panel

The lack of a register-based sampling frame on high-worth individuals in many countries challenged previous attempts to sample high-worth individuals in voluntary scientific surveys. As a result, these individuals are typically under-represented in population surveys. In a novel research design, we draw on register data on the shareholding structures of companies as a sampling frame. Our design...

Completed Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Report

IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees in Germany: Revision of the Dataset

The Institute of Employment Research (IAB), the Information Centre for Asylum and Migration of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF-FZ), and the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) are currently working together on a longitudinal survey of refugees. The survey research institute Kantar Public (formerly TNS Infratest) has been commissioned ...

20.12.2017| Jürgen Schupp
Research Project

Integrating Research Infrastructure for European expertise on Inclusive Growth from data to policy (InGRID-2)

Referring to the increasingly challenging EU2020-ambitions of Inclusive Growth, the objectives of the InGRID-2 project are to advance the integration and innovation of distributed social sciences research infrastructures (RI) on ‘poverty, living conditions and social policies’ as well as ‘working conditions, vulnerability and labour policies’. InGRID-2 will extend...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Economic Bulletin

Policy goals in the eyes of the public: preservation of the liberal democratic order remains most important

More than just a few politicians and scientists see an imbalance in policy’s primary orientation toward economic goals, especially the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In view of scientific and public discourses on prosperity, this report analyzes how voting-eligible Germans, the electorate, rated the significance of different policy areas in 2013 and again at the beginning of 2017. It is based ...

02.03.2017
Research Project

Bremen Initiative to Foster Early Childhood Development (BRISE)

The Bremen Initiative to Foster Early Childhood Development (BRISE) is a longitudinal study that systematically investigates the effects of early childhood intervention. BRISE follows approximately 1,000 disadvantaged families in Bremen. The program links selected measures beginning at a prenatal stage and continuing until the first year of primary school. The measures are integrated in everyday...

Current Project| Education and Family, German Socio-Economic Panel study
Research Project

IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees in Germany

The Institute for Employment Research (IAB), the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), and the Research Centre on Migration, Integration, and Asylum of the Federal Office of Migration and Refugees (BAMF-FZ) are working together on a project to survey people seeking protection in Germany from political persecution and violent conflicts. The influx...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Research Project

IAB-SOEP Migration Sample

In cooperation with the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg, the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) has carried out the largest expansion in the number of respondents with a migration background in its 30-year history. Between May and November 2013, around 2,700 households were surveyed, each containing at least one person who had either immigrated to Germany since 1994 or whose parents...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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