Personnel news of February 7, 2019
As of February, Mirjam Fischer supports the SOEP team in the SOEP-LGB project where an oversample of lesbian, gay and bisexual persons is collected. She will be involved in questionnaire design, constructing weights and analyzing the data. She is a sociologist by training and in her scientific work she studies inequality between people in same-sex and mixed-sex relationships. In her dissertation at the University of Amsterdam, which she will shortly defend, she conducted four comparative studies of the social well-being gap between persons in same-sex and mixed-sex relationships in Europe.