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  • Nachrichten [FDZ SOEP]

    Joint research project launched: IAB-BiB/FReDA-BAMF-SOEP survey of 6,000 refugees from Ukraine

    More than 950,000 refugees from Ukraine have sought protection in Germany since the Russian invasion on February 24, 2022. The project “Refugees from Ukraine in Germany” is the first com-prehensive, representative social science survey of this group. It is being conducted by the SOEP in partnership with the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) of the Federal Employment Agency (BA), the ...

    30.08.2022| Markus M. Grabka, Monika Wimmer
  • Report

    Joint research project launched: IAB-BiB/FReDA-BAMF-SOEP survey of 6,000 refugees from Ukraine

    More than 950,000 refugees from Ukraine have sought protection in Germany since the Russian invasion on February 24, 2022. The project “Refugees from Ukraine in Germany” is the first comprehensive, representative social science survey of this group. It is being conducted by the SOEP in partnership with the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) of the Federal Employment Agency (BA), the ...

    29.08.2022| Markus M. Grabka, Monika Wimmer
  • In the blog

    Ampel-Monitor Energiewende #2: The state of affairs on August 24, 2022

    By Wolf-Peter Schill and Alexander Roth This page provides a brief overview of the current status of all indicators included in the Ampel-Monitor Energiewende. More detailed methodological explanations and data sources can be found on the homepage of the Ampel-Monitor and in the introductory DIW Weekly Report 27/2022. All underlying data are also available in the Open Energy Tracker, where they are ...

    26.08.2022| Alexander Roth, Wolf-Peter Schill
  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    Register now for the two-day online workshop series "SOEPcampus@Home" - a practically oriented introduction to the data of the Socio-economic panel study (SOEP)

    On August 25 and 26, 2022 the online workshop "SOEPcampus@Home" takes place again: This online two-day workshop offers a well-grounded and practically oriented 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 ...

    11.08.2022| Sandra Bohmann, Janina Britzke
  • Report

    Who are the winners of this year's prizes awarded at the SOEP Conference 2022?

    The SOEP Conference 2022 took place from June 30 to July 1, 2022 and was a great success. We were very happy to finally hold our bi-annual conference at DIW Berlin again after being postponed due to the pandemic. Events like this conference are an important part of scientific life and we are pleased that all participants were there to help make it a success. Of the about 80 participants from 9 different ...

    26.07.2022| Janina Britzke, Monika Wimmer
  • Statement

    The ECB must be an anchor of stability in the euro area now more than ever

    Marcel Fratzscher, President of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), comments on the results of today’s meeting of the European Central Bank (ECB):

    21.07.2022| Marcel Fratzscher
  • Nachrichten [FDZ SOEP]

    The new SOEP Annual Report is online!

    Which SOEP projects were launched in 2021? What have researchers found out with our data? What additional data do we offer to our users? And what is new since we started working with the fieldwork institute infas? The report is available online free of charge. We would also be happy to send you a hard copy on request (soepmail@diw.de). Please download here

    15.07.2022| Janina Britzke, Monika Wimmer
  • Publication

    The new SOEP Annual Report is online!

    Which SOEP projects were launched in 2021? What have researchers found out with our data? What additional data do we offer to our users? And what is new since we started working with the fieldwork institute infas? The report is available online free of charge. We would also be happy to send you a hard copy on request (soepmail@diw.de). Please download here

    15.07.2022| Janina Britzke, Monika Wimmer
  • Publication

    Why natural gas is not a bridge technology

    The expansion of natural gas infrastructure jeopardises energy transition, as natural gas is not a bridge technology towards a 100% renewable energy system as defined by the Paris Climate Agreement. This is the result of a study conducted by an interdisciplinary German research team and published in the journal Nature Energy on 4 July 2022. The researchers have examined the natural gas issue from five ...

    04.07.2022| Claudia Kemfert
  • DIW focus

    Electricity supply in Germany can be secured without Russian supplies and nuclear energy; the 2030 coal-phase out remains possible

    The European Union has increased pressure on Russia by enacting a coal embargo. Following a transition period, Russian coal imports will end in August 2022. Recent studies show that Germany will be able to substitute Russian supplies with imports from other countries by summer 2022. However, with the looming threat of a Russian gas supply stop, plans must be developed to ensure security of supply....

    01.07.2022| Franziska Holz, Claudia Kemfert, Pao-Yu Oei
  • In the media

    BSE INSIGHTS pieces on the war in Ukraine

    This text was originally published on BSE INSIGHTS. On February 24, 2022, Russian forces began their first attacks in a war on Ukraine. Since then, more than 5 million refugees have left Ukraine, and among those, more than 90% fled into the EU (UNHCR, 2022). A recent survey of the German Federal Ministry of the Interior among 1,936 refugees arriving from Ukraine finds 92% of all respondents had been ...

    21.04.2022| Jana Hamdan
  • DIW focus

    Energy supply security in Germany can be guaranteed even without natural gas from Russia

    The Russian war on Ukraine and Germany’s dependence on Russian gas require a rethink of German energy supplies. While there is a heated debate about an immediate energy embargo, Russia could also stop its supplies at any time. To date, Germany has purchased around 55 percent of its natural gas from Russia. DIW Berlin has developed scenarios for how the German energy system could become...

    13.04.2022| Franziska Holz, Claudia Kemfert, Robin Sogalla
  • Press Release

    Joint Economic Forecast: From Pandemic to Energy Crisis: Economy and Politics under Permanent Stress

    The German economy is steering through difficult waters and faces the highest inflation rates in decades. In their spring report, the leading German economic research institutes revise their outlook for this year significantly downward. The recovery from the COVID-19 crisis is slowing down as a result of the war in Ukraine, but remains on track. The institutes expect GDP to increase by 2.7 and 3.1 ...

    13.04.2022
  • Report

    SOEP-Core data 1984-2020 (v37) available

    All registered data users can order the data using our online order form. In English: http://www.diw.de/SOEPorder In German: http://www.diw.de/SOEPbestellung In 2020 three new samples were added as part of the IAB-SOEP Migration Sample and the IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees: A current refugee sample (Sample M6), a migration sample with migrants from Poland, Romania and Bulgaria (Sample M7) and ...

    08.04.2022| SOEPhotline
  • In the media

    More than 'green' and 'brown': How sustainable finance can enable the transition

    The debate about making investments and the financial sector more sustainable often focuses on a narrow distinction between "green" and "brown" assets that does not match the situation in the real economy, writes Franziska Schütze from the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW). The sustainable finance expert says journalists need to read between the lines and make the many colours visible to ...

    04.04.2022| Franziska Schütze
  • Press Release

    German leading research institutions bring Europe's largest social science panel study to Berlin

    The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) will enrich the science location Berlin. The founding partners now signed the partnership agreement for the new SHARE Berlin Institute. SHARE will in future be embedded in a collaboration of four leading research institutions: the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), the Charité ...

    29.03.2022
  • Publication

    Report „Decarbonisation of energy“ for the European Parliament

    The department Energy, Transportation, Environment has published the report „Decarbonisation of energy“ jointly with the Brussels-based think tank Bruegel. In the report, several options for the energy system in 2050 are discussed. The report was prepared for the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and was presented to the Committee in March 2022. The report can be found online here: ...

    28.03.2022
  • Report

    Update of the Stata practice dataset for use in the college classroom

    The practice dataset can be downloaded from our website and used without signing a data distribution contract. The data are provided under a CC-BY-SA license.The updated dataset uses original variables from SOEP-Core version 36 in longitudinal format. It contains a total of 15 variables covering the last four survey years, 2015-2019. In addition, the range of variables contained in the practice ...

    15.03.2022
  • Report

    SOEP User Conference 2022 - Call for Papers (deadline extended)

    The call for papers on our SOEP2022 - 14th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference is online. Conference date: June 30-July 1, 2022, in Berlin! Please submit electronic versions of abstracts (up to 300 words) no later than FEB 9, 2022 to: soep2022@diw.de Researchers of all disciplines are invited to submit an abstract.The theme of the conference and keynote speeches will be "The ...

    03.02.2022
  • Publication

    News from the SOEP - Concise in the current SOEPnewsletter

    The SOEPnewsletter January 2022 in it's html version. Enjoy reading

    01.02.2022
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