Report of May 25, 2022
Because the SOEP-IS field period now takes place in the spring of each year, as in the SOEP Core, the timelines for applications have changed somewhat.
Deadlines for the 2023 survey:
Brief description of project by May 31, 2022
If invited, complete proposal by June 30, 2022
Please note: We have a template (PDF, 79.64 KB)for the complete proposal. Please visit our website at https://www.diw.de/soep-is for all details.
Your contact for any questions: David Richter (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please feel free to circulate this call for proposals in your scientific community.
More information on SOEP-IS:
SOEP-IS can accommodate not only short-term experiments but also longer-term survey modules that are not suitable for SOEP-Core, whether because the survey instruments are still relatively new or because of the specific issues dealt with in the research. Up to now, the SOEP-IS has included (complex) economic behavioral experiments, Implicit Association Tests (IAT), and complex procedures to measure time use (Day Reconstruction Method, DRM).
The SOEP-IS was launched in 2011, and each year since then, researchers at universities and research institutes worldwide have been invited to submit proposals for inclusion in the subsequent year’s survey. A competitive referee process is conducted to select the “best” research questions and operationalizations for implementation in the SOEP-IS. The SOEP Research Data Center distributes the SOEP-IS data to external users as an independent dataset.
Data from SOEP-IS modules are provided exclusively to the researchers who submitted the respective proposals for an initial 12-month period. After this embargo has ended, the data are released to the entire SOEP user community for secondary analysis.
An overview of all SOEP-IS modules to date can be found here.
As a new technical feature, the 2014 SOEP-IS premiered the use of 111 smart phones for data collection using the Experience Sampling Method (ESM). If you have an idea for using ESM in the SOEP-IS, please contact us for details.