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Comparing Self-Reported and Partnership-Inferred Sexual Orientation in Household Surveys

Research comparing heterosexuals with bisexuals and homosexuals in economics and the social sciences typically relies on two strategies to identify sexual orientation in existing survey data of general populations. Probing respondents to self-report their sexual orientation is generally considered the preferred option. Since self-reports are unavailable in most large multidisciplinary surveys, often ...

In: Journal of Official Statistics 35 (2019), 4, S. 777-805 | Simon Kühne, Martin Kroh, David Richter
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Using Mathematical Graphs for Questionnaire Validation

We present an approach for studying three quality issues related to survey data, namely the detection of interviewer misbehaviour, the correct implementation of the questionnaire programming and possible redundant paths, which lead to case numbers hindering feasible statistical analysis. The idea is using a theoretical graph model for describing all possible paths through...

15.01.2020| Katharina Stark (LIfBi – Leibniz-Institut für Bildungsverläufe e.V.)
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Self-Control: Determinants, Life Outcomes and Intergenerational Implications

This paper studies self-control in a nationally representative sample. Using the wellestablished Tangney scale to measure trait self-control, we find that people’s age as well as the political and economic institutions they are exposed to have an economically meaningful impact on their level of self-control. A higher degree of self-control is, in turn, associated...

29.01.2020| Daniel Kamhöfer, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics and IZA
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Teams Promise but Do Not Deliver

Individuals and two-person teams play a hidden-action trust game with pre-play communication. We replicate previous results for individuals that non-binding promises increase cooperation rates, but this does not extend to teams. While teams promise to cooperate at the same rate as individuals, they consistently renege on those promises. Additional treatments begin to explore the basis for team behavior. ...

In: Games and Economic Behavior 117 (2019), S. 420-432 | Kirby Nielsen, Puja Bhattacharya, John H. Kagel, Arjun Sengupta
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
SOEPpapers 1055 / 2019

A Practical Guide for the Computation of Domain-Level Estimates with the Socio-Economic Panel (and Other Household Surveys)

There is a huge interest in deriving and comparing socio-economic indicators across societal groups and domains. The indicators are usually derived from population surveys like the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) by direct estimation. Small sample sizes in the domains can limit the precision of these estimates. For example, while SOEP may be a suitable database for determining mean income in Germany, ...

2019| Natascha Hainbach, Christoph Halbmeier, Timo Schmid, Carsten Schröder
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
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The Fayherriot Command for Estimating Small-Area Indicators

We introduce a command, fayherriot, that implements the Fay–Herriot model (Fay and Herriot, 1979, Journal of the American Statistical Association 74: 269–277), which is a small-area estimation technique (Rao and Molina, 2015, Small Area Estimation), in Stata. The Fay–Herriot model improves the precision of area-level direct estimates using area-level covariates. It belongs to the class of linear mixed ...

In: The Stata Journal 19 (2019), 3, S. 626-644 | Christoph Halbmeier, Ann-Kristin Kreutzmann, Timo Schmid, Carsten Schröder
Workshop

Macroeconometric Workshop

We are pleased to announce that on December 12, 2019 DIW Berlin will host the “Macroeconometric Workshop”. The workshop covers presentations of both methodological and applied contributions on the frontier of research in quantitative macroeconomics, with a focus on empirical research. The event is organized with the support of the Departments of Macroeconomics and Forecasting of DIW...

12.12.2019| Helmut Lütkepohl, Freie Universität Berlin
Report

SOEP-IS for new research questions: call for proposals for the 2020 survey

SOEP users are invited to submit proposals for the next round of the SOEP Innovation Sample (SOEP-IS). For those not yet familiar with SOEP-IS, this unique innovation sample offers great potential as a source of household micro-data, particularly for researchers seeking information that is not available in SOEP-Core—for example, specific information on households or on people’s opinions. ...

14.10.2019
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