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Prof. Dr. Martin Kroh

Prof. Dr. Martin Kroh

Senior Research Fellow of the

German Socio-Economic Panel study Infrastruktureinrichtung


+49 30 89789 - 678
Research Topics and Working Areas

Since 2018 Martin Kroh is Professor of Quantitative Methods of Empirical Social Research at the University of Bielefeld. Before he was professor for Social Research Methods, in particular Survey Methodology at the Institute for Social Sciences of Humboldt-University Berlin and within the department "Socio-Economic Panel" at the DIW Berlin responsible for sampling designs, attrition analyses, and weighting. He received a BA in political science at the University of Bamberg and a MA at the Free University Berlin. He defended his PhD thesis at the University of Amsterdam in 2003. The title of the dissertation is ‘Parties, Politicians, and Policies: Orientations of Vote Choice Across Voters and Contexts’. Besides survey methodology, the research interests of Martin Kroh include political attitudes, political participation, and electoral research.


SOEP Survey Papers ; 1078: Series D - Variable Description and Coding / 2021

SOEP-Core v36 – LIFESPELL: Information on the Pre- and Post-Survey History of SOEP-Respondents

2021| Martin Kroh, Hannes Kröger, SOEP Group
SOEP Survey Papers ; 1071 : Series B - Survey Reports (Methodenberichte) / 2021

Dokumentation zum Entwicklungsprozess des Moduls „Einstellungen zu sozialer Ungleichheit“ im SOEP (v38)

2021| Jule Adriaans, Florian Griese, Katrin Auspurg, Nona Bledow, Sandra Bohmann, Marius Busemeyer, Jan Delhey, Jan Goebel, Olaf Groh-Samberg, Jutta Heckhausen, Thomas Hinz, Martin Kroh, Holger Lengfeld, Philipp Lersch, Stefan Liebig, David Richter, Patrick Sachweh, Jürgen Schupp, Guido Schwerdt, Roland Verwiebe
DIW Wochenbericht 28 / 2021

Eingewanderte bauen nur schrittweise Bindungen an Parteien in Deutschland auf

2021| Jannes Jacobsen, Martin Kroh
DIW aktuell ; 66 / 2021

Corona-Pandemie: Vertrauensvolle Menschen sind eher zur Impfung bereit und halten sich eher an AHA-Regeln

2021| Jule Adriaans, Philipp Eisnecker, Martin Kroh, Simon Kühne
SOEP Survey Papers ; 940 : Series C - Data Documentations (Datendokumentationen) / 2021

SOEP-Core – 2019: Design, Nonresponse, and Weighting in the Sample Q (Queer)

2021| Lisa de Vries, Mirjam Fischer, Martin Kroh, Simon Kühne, David Richter
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Prejudice in Disguise: Which Features Determine the Subtlety of Ethnically Prejudicial Statements?

In: Journal of Social and Political Psychology 9 (2021), 1, S. 187–206 | Karolina Fetz, Martin Kroh
Externe referierte Aufsätze

The Need for Household Panel Surveys in Times of Crisis: The Case of SOEP-CoV

In: Survey Research Methods 14 (2020), 2, S. 195-203 | Simon Kühne, Martin Kroh, Stefan Liebig, Sabine Zinn
Weitere Aufsätze

Bringing Together Community Organizations and Social Science Research: The “Mentoring of Refugees” Project

In: Canadian Diversity 17 (2020), 2, S. 82-88 | Jannes Jacobsen, Philipp Jaschke, Magdalena Krieger, Martin Kroh, Nicolas Legewie, Lea-Maria Löbel
Externe referierte Aufsätze

A Novel Sampling Strategy for Surveying High Net-Worth Individuals: A Pretest Using the Socio-Economic Panel

In: The Review of Income and Wealth 66 (2020), 4, S. 825-849 | Rainer Siegers, Charlotte Bartels, Martin Kroh, Carsten Schröder, Markus M. Grabka, Johannes König
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Genome-Wide Association Analyses of Risk Tolerance and Risky Behaviors in over 1 Million Individuals Identify Hundreds of Loci and Shared Genetic Influences

In: Nature Genetics 51 (2019), S. 245-257 | Richard Karlsson Linnér, Pietro Biroli, Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Martin Kroh ...



A Novel Sampling Strategy for Surveying High-Worth Individuals

Carsten Schröder, Charlotte Bartels, Martin Kroh, Markus M. Grabka, Rainer Siegers
Leipzig, 22.09.2019 - 25.09.2019
| 30 Jahre Mauerfall - Demokratie und Marktwirtschaft: Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2019

Mentoring of Refugees: A Randomized Controlled Trial with Refugees and Locals in Germany

Nicolas Legewie, Magdalena Krieger, Martin Kroh, Lea-Maria Löbel
Zagreb, Kroatien, 15.07.2019 - 19.07.2019
| 8th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA 2019)

Engineering Bridging Ties? Intervention-Based Tie Formation between Refugees and the Local Population in Germany

Jannes Jacobsen, Philipp Jaschke, Magdalena Krieger, Martin Kroh, Nicolas Legewie, Lea-Maria Löbel, Diana Schacht
Frankfurt am Main, 21.03.2019 - 23.03.2019
| Long-Term Consequences of the Great Recession for Stratification, Mobility and Inequality: Spring Meeting of the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28) of the International Sociological Association (ISA)

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

Simon Kühne, Jannes Jacobsen, Martin Kroh
München, 18.03.2019 - 22.03.2019
| Statistics under One Umbrella: DAGStat Conference 2019

The Sampling Design of the IAB-BAMF-SOEP Refugee Survey

Martin Kroh, Simon Kühne, Manuel Siegert, Jannes Jacobsen
Lissabon, Portugal, 17.07.2017 - 21.07.2017
| 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA 2017)

Research Projects

Research Project

IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees in Germany

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Research Project

Berlin Aging Study II (BASE-II): Health and Cognitive Functioning across the Lifespan

Completed Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Research Project

Mentoring of Refugees (MORE)

Completed Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Research Project

Refugee Families in Germany (Geflüchtete Familien in Deutschland, GeFam)

Completed Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Research Project

SOEP Record Linkage: longitudinal survey of migrants from the social insurance statistics (SOEP-REC-LINK)

Completed Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study