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  • Publication

    Just published: The SOEP Wave Report 2011

    Ready to download: The current SOEP Wave Report .Content: The Basics of the SOEPA Selection of 2011 Publications by the SOEP team  Summary Report SOEP Fieldwork in 2011PublicationsYou will find information about the mission of the SOEP, a short overview and background information and the findings of the User Survey 2011. This is followed by translations of selected DIW Wochenberichte written ...

    05.07.2012
  • Report

    Great success: 10th Anniversary SOEP User Conference - SOEP 2012

    The 10th International SOEP User Conference took place in Berlin from June 28-29. Over 160 participants from 10 countries attended the event, which included numerous interesting presentations and lively discussions. Photo: Stephan Röhl Please read more in our extensive SOEP2012 Conference Report.Titles and abstracts of all presentations and posters you will find on our conference homepage www ...

    05.07.2012
  • Report

    SOEPnewsletter 97 is published

     The SOEPnewsletter 97 / July is ready for download! We inform you about:  New SOEP 1984-2011 data (v28) - order now! (The data set will be available in late summer.) Test the Beta version of v28  What's new in the SOEP 1984-2011data release (v28) New FAQ entry Documentation on SOEP questionnaires and survey reports  Ordering the FiD data (Familien inDeutschland/Families ...

    28.06.2012
  • Personnel news

    Nina Vogel new doctoral student in the SOEP group

    Nina Vogel, a new doctoral student in the SOEP group, became a fellow of the International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course (LIFE). Her work focuses on late-life development of well-being and health.She studied psychology in Heidelberg, where she received her diploma in 2011. In her thesis, which was supervised by Oliver Schilling and Hans-Werner Wahl, she examined trajectories of ...

    20.06.2012
  • Personnel news

    Simone Bartsch new in the SOEP-Team

    Simone Bartsch joined the SOEP in May 2012. Starting in June 2012, she will be working for approximately one year as SOEP Survey Manager during Elisabeth Liebau's maternity leave.Simone Bartsch completed a degree in Sociology at the University of Leipzig. From 2006-2012, she worked as a Scientific Assistant at the University of Bremen Chair for Sociology and Methodology on both the Coordination Project ...

    20.06.2012
  • Personnel news

    Two new staff members in the BASE II Project: Denise Saßenroth and Anke Böckenhoff

    Two new staff members in the BASE-II Project (Berlin Aging study II), funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and conducted in cooperation with Charité Berlin, the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, and the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics have been working in the SOEP at DIW Berlin since June 2012: Denise Saßenroth and Anke Böckenhoff.Denise Saßenroth, ...

    19.06.2012
  • Personnel news

    Jürgen Schupp new spokesperson of the Interdisciplinary Network of Infrastructure

    Jürgen Schupp was elected spokesperson of the Interdisciplinary Network of Infrastructure Facilities (IVI) of the Leibniz Association on its last meeting at the end of April. The network consists of 18 Leibniz Institutions that work with a particular high share of scientific services. Jürgen Schupp will represent the interests of the infrastructure facilities - amongst others in the Presidency ...

    18.06.2012
  • Personnel news

    Patricia Axt joined the SOEP-Team

    Patricia Axt - who many of you know from the German Data Forum (RatSWD) where she worked for many years - started working on May 16, 2012 as SOEP Team Assistant.She is taking the place of Birgit Pollin during her maternity leave.

    13.06.2012
  • Report

    Staff member Daniel D. Schnitzlein awarded Dissertation Prize by University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

    Our staff member Daniel D. Schnitzlein was awarded the Hermann Gutmann Foundation Award by the Faculty of Law and Economics at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg for his dissertation entitled "Four Essays on Economic Mobility."In his dissertation, he used SOEP and PSID data from Germany and the USA as well as IDA data from Denmark to compare and examine the levels ...

    13.06.2012
  • Publication

    Thesis of our staff member Daniel D. Schnitzlein published

    For a considerable time now, the lack of equality in wage incomes in Germany has been getting clearly worse. Hence it is all the more important to at least guarantee equal opportunities in our society. The level of income - both for social and economic reasons - should be dependent on individual performance and not on one's parents' status. But what shape is equality of opportunity in Germany ...

    01.06.2012
  • Report

    SOEP User Survey now underway! Please participate by May 31, 2012.

    We would like to ask you to complete a short questionnaire. By doing so, you will help us continue improving the SOEP data and our services to the international SOEP user community.If you did not receive a personal invitation, please register at https://fragebogen.diw.de/limesurvey/index.php?sid=15655&lang=en(This link will be active only up to May 31.)The entire survey will take only 10 ...

    04.05.2012
  • Report

    SOEP goes Facebook

    We're pleased to announce that our new SOEP Facebook page has gone online at:   http://www.facebook.com/soepnet.de   To get up-to-the-minute news on our activities, publications, TV interviews, SOEPpapers, conferences, and much more, please "like" us!  If you have any ideas or suggestions, we'd love to hear from you at soepnet@diw.de.And don't forget to keep sending ...

    02.05.2012
  • Report

    SOEPnewsletter 96 published

    The new SOEPnewsletter 96/April 2012 is publishedWe provide information about: *** SOEP Data- The SOEP 1984-2010 data (v 27) - 2012 SOEP User Survey- Bugfixes in SOEP 1984-2010 data (v27)- FiD data now available*** Comment: New Data on Families in Germany (FiD)

    30.03.2012
  • Report

    FiD data now available

    “Familien in Deutschland” (FiD) is a survey focusing on young families and families in challenging circumstances (low-income, single-parent, and large families). The FiD data are now available to the scientific community. The process of obtaining the data is fairly simple, although slightly more involved than for the SOEP data: additionally to the application form an abstract must be ...

    30.03.2012
  • Report

    Thomas Siedler appointed to a W3 professorship

    Our SOEP colleague Thomas Siedler, Ph.D., was appointed to a W3 professorship at the University of Hamburg in the Department of Economics, focusing on microeconometrics. His position there begins April 1, 2012. He will remain closely associated with the SOEP and DIW Berlin and will continue collaborating on the BMBF-funded project BASE II (Berlin Aging Study II).

    30.03.2012
  • Report

    Bugfixes for SOEP.v27

    After sending out the SOEP data version 27 (Data 1984-2010) in some datasets bugs have been reported.COGDJ, SOEPlong and some labels in the $HBRUTTO files are affected.For more information please see the site Known Bugs/Fixes. We provide fixes for download. Please contact our hotline soepmail@diw.de to get a personalized link.

    20.01.2012
  • Report

    SOEP Innovation Sample (SOEP-IS) starting now

    Who wants to contribute may apply from now on!The research infrastructure SOEP at DIW Berlin establishes a longitudinal Innovation Sample (SOEP-IS) for particularly innovative research projects. The SOEP-IS should be primarily available for methodical and thematic research that involves too much of a risk of high non-response rates for the long-term SOEP study. Any scientist who wants to contribute ...

    20.01.2012
  • Report

    We mourn the loss of our colleague Joachim R. Frick

    PD Dr. Joachim R. FrickPhoto: DIW Berlin We mourn the loss of our colleague Joachim R. Frick. He died on the 16th of December 2011 at the age of 49. Joachim R. Frick was one of the directors of the internationally renowned Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study. At the peak of his career, Joachim fell victim to an extremely virulent form of cancer. He fought bravely and valiantly and in the end found ...

    19.12.2011
  • Report

    Bärbel-Maria Kurth joins the SOEP Survey Committee

    The SOEP Survey Committee welcomes new member Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Bärbel-Maria Kurth. She is the Director of the Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting at the Robert Koch Institute, and serves on both the Supervisory Board and the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Helmholz Center for Infection Research in Braunschweig on appointment by the Federal Minister of Education ...

    05.12.2011
  • Report

    Veronika Waue joined the SOEP-Team

    Veronika Waue started work in the SOEP group on December 1, 2011. She has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Economics and completed a doctoral thesis on optimization processes. She will be working as part of the SOEP data base team.

    05.12.2011
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