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SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Mentoring of Refugees - A randomized controlled trial with refugees and locals in Germany

In the randomized controlled trial "Mentoring of Refugees", refugees participating in the 2017 wave of the IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees were asked about their interest in participating in a mentoring program. Those who declared their interest ...

21.11.2018| Magdalena KriegerLea-Maria Löbel
Research project

Affective and cultural dimensions of integration following forced migration and immigration (AFFIN)

The project takes its starting point in the assumption that the diversity and cultural change resulting from immigration cannot be measured solely in terms of knowledge and skills, but are fundamentally connected with values, attitudes, and emotions ...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

The Myth of the Misinformed Irregular Migrant? Insights from Nigeria

15.11.2018| Bernd Beber, WZB (tbc)
Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

Trojan Horse, Copycat, or Scapegoat? Re-examining the Refugees-Terrorism Nexus

13.12.2018| Julian Wucherpfennig, Hertie School of Governance
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Predictors of Refugee Adjustment: The Importance of Cognitive Skills and Personality

In light of the recent worldwide migration of refugees, determinants of a more or less successful integration are heavily discussed, but reliable empirical investigations are scarce and have often focused on sociodemographic factors. In the present .

In: Collabra: Psychology 5 (2019), 1, Art. 23, 14 S. | Elisabeth Hahn, David Richter, Jürgen Schupp, Mitja D. Back
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Sampling in Times of High Immigration: The Survey Process of the IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees

Over the course of 2013 to 2016, over one million asylum seekers arrived in Germany, around 890,000 of them in 2015 alone. The growing refugee population posed a major challenge for Germany’s policy makers, civic administrators, and society at larg

In: Survey Methods : Insights from the Field (2019), 29.03.2019, 9 S. | Simon Kühne, Jannes Jacobsen, Martin Kroh
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Do immigrants prefer regions in which people are generally more open towards immigrants and immigration?

In my dissertation, I analyse the effect of migrant-open climate on immigrant location choice: Do immigrants prefer regions in which people are generally more open towards immigrants and immigration? I argue that to maximise well-being, ...

10.05.2019| Vera Guill (BGSS)
SOEPpapers 1029 / 2019

Living Conditions and the Mental Health and Well-being of Refugees: Evidence from a Representative German Panel Study

The mental health and well-being of refugees are both prerequisites for and indicators of social integration. Using data from the first wave of a representative prospective panel of refugees living in Germany, we investigated how different living ...

2019| Lena Walther, Lukas M. Fuchs, Jürgen Schupp, Christian von Scheve
SOEPpapers 1001 / 2018

Does Education Affect Attitudes Towards Immigration? Evidence from Germany

Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel and exploiting the staggered implementation of a compulsory schooling reform in West Germany, this article finds that an additional year of schooling lowers the probability of being very concerned abou

2018| Shushanik Margaryan, Annemarie Paul, Thomas Siedler
SOEPpapers 1005 / 2018

Justice Delayed Is Assimilation Denied: Rightwing Terror, Fear and Social Assimilation of Turkish Immigrants in Germany

Using the German Socioeconomic Panel (SOEP) data, this paper offers the first evidence that the 2011 news revelations about crimes committed by National Socialist Underground (NSU) network in early the 2000s resulted in an increase in worries about .

2018| Sumit S. Deole
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