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    SOEPnewsletter 91 published

    The new SOEPnewsletter No. 91/2011 is available now! We have good news: The main SOEP sample will be increased to about 3,000 households in 2011. Our fieldwork organization TNS Infratest Sozialforschung of the last 26 years will continue to work with us, they won the Europe-wide tender for a ten-year contract. The SOEP has been given greater autonomy: it is no longer a regular department but a “research ...

    22.12.2010
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    SOEPnewsletter 90 published

    The SOEPnewsletter No. 90 / October 2010 is available.Please see: The Comment: Jacqui Smith underlines the importance of subjective indicators in longitudinal studies and argues for more harmonization efforts for international comparisons SOEP Data Release 1984-2009 – now available in the EEA countries What’s new in the 1984-2009 data distribution (SOEP v26)? What’s ‘v26’, ...

    30.09.2010
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    SOEP mourns Professor Johannes Schwarze

    On Sunday afternoon (September 12, 2010) our former colleague Johannes Schwarze tragically lost his life at the age of 51 in a road accident near Bamberg where he lives. The accident was caused by a motorist.Johannes Schwarze worked for the SOEP from the late 1980s to the late 1990s. From 2000 onward, he was a Research Professor at DIW Berlin. After holding positions as Deputy Chair in Bochum and Professor ...

    30.09.2010
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    SOEP data until 2009 available

    The shipping of the DVD containing the SOEP data 1984-2009 (wave Z, v26) just started. 26 waves of German Socio-Economic Panel data are available for Euro 30,- (plus shipping costs) within EEA.If you want to get the data, you have to have a data distribution contract and have to order the data.More information about our conditionsOrder form onlineOrder form

    22.09.2010
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    SOEP Archive for Re-Analysis: First datasets available

    The recently opened SOEP Archive for Re-Analysis of Published Findings now contains the first datasets.On our website you will find not only links to completely anonymized datasets used in some publications and available for free in the internet. We also provide information to publications using a working dataset deposited at our archive, available for licenced SOEP users, as well as references to ...

    22.09.2010
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    Great success: SOEP Conference 2010 at WZB Berlin

                                           Photo: Stephan Röhl The 9th International Conference of SOEP Users has been a great success. More than 70 presentations (incl. poster session) were given and more than ...

    22.07.2010
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    SOEPnewsletter 89 published

    The SOEPnewsletter 89 (July 2010) is online now. SOEPnewsletter 89

    30.06.2010
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    SOEP presentations at the “Long Night of the Sciences” in Berlin

    The SOEP is not only active at scientific conferences; we also work hard to bring our work to the broader public. We had the chance to do so the evening of June 5, 2010, at the tenth annual “Long Night of the Sciences” in Berlin. At this event, the capital city’s scientific institutions open their doors to the public for workshops, lectures, and activities. SOEP participated this ...

    08.06.2010
  • Personnel news

    Mathis Schröder new staff member of SOEP

    Mathis Schröder took over coordination of the project “Familien in Deutschland” (FID, families in Germany) in May 2010 as senior project manager. He studied economics at the Humboldt University in Berlin and during this time also worked for SOEP as a student research assistant. In 2006 he attained his Ph.D. in Economics at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY/USA. After working for six ...

    06.05.2010
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    SOEP user Richard Easterlin awarded IZA Prize for pioneering research on the economics of happiness

    SOEP user Richard A. Easterlin of the University of Southern California/USA was awarded the 2009 IZA Prize in Labor Economics in October of last year. He was recognized, according to the prize committee, for his “outstanding research on the analysis of subjective well-being and on the relationship between demographic developments and economic outcomes.” He has expanded traditional economic ...

    15.04.2010
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    SOEPnewsletter 88 (April 2010) published

    The SOEPnewsletter 88 (April 2010) is online now. SOEPnewsletter 88

    31.03.2010
  • Personnel news

    Rainer Siegers new member of the SOEP team

    The SOEP team was happy to welcome Rainer Siegers on February 1, 2010. Having already helped to improve the basis for income analyses using SOEP data as a SOEP student intern in 2007, Rainer has since completed his Master of Science in Statistics at the Free University of Berlin and now joins us in a multi-year project on the collection of a new dataset on German families (Familien in Deutschland, ...

    24.03.2010
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    Elisabeth Birkner joined SOEP

    In December 2009 Elisabeth Birkner joined the SOEP Survey Group as Junior Survey Manager. She completed a degree in Sociology at University of Leipzig. After graduation she worked as a Scientific Assistant at the Chair for Sociology and Methodology at the University of Leipzig and served for four years as a Research Fellow in the project “Labour Market Integration: Ethnic Germans and Jewish Immigrants ...

    22.12.2009
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    Shipping of Wave Y started - Bugs fixing necessary

    The shipping of the DVD containing the SOEP data 1984-2008 (wave Y) just started. 25 waves of German Socio-Economic Panel data are available for Euro 30,- (plus shipping costs) within EEA.If you want to get the data, you have to have a data distribution contract and have to order the data.More information about our conditionsOrder formUnfortunately shortly after completing the DVD, errors in data generation ...

    09.11.2009
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    SOEP Archive for reanalysis of published findings

    In recent years more and more of the scholarly journals that publish empirical papers using microdata stipulate that the microdata be submitted for archiving along with the paper itself. Making SOEP and CNEF data available for reanalysis while maintaining the highest levels of data protection, can present a major challenge-The Reseach Data Center of the SOEP is now offering users opportunities to make ...

    28.09.2009
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    Changes in the Dataset 1984-2008

    We are pleased to inform you about the changes in the current dataset (1984-2008, wave Y) here or in the SOEPnewsletter 86.

    28.09.2009
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    Bugs in the data distribution 1984-2007

    We have found some bugs in the data distribution wave X (1984-2007).for more information see Research Data Center SOEP --> Changes in the Dataset -->Known Bugs/Fixes

    28.07.2009
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    SOEP Survey Committee appointed

    The DIW Board of Trustees appointed the new SOEP Survey Committee. It will provide advice on the further development of the SOEPsurvey and SOEPservice.

    28.07.2009
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    Numerous changes in the data set - distribution of wave 25 (2008) not until late fall 2009

    Wave 25 (2008) data distribution to contain numerous new featuresJuly 2009The new data will be distributed in late fall 2009. The upcoming Wave 25 (2008) data distribution will include numerous improvements, additions, and modifications. The most important of these are listed in the following:We will provide an  update and revision of the post-stratification scheme and an additional regional calibration ...

    28.07.2009
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    Job announcement together with Humboldt University for a professorship in Berlin

    The Institute of Social Sciences at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, in cooperation with the SOEP longitudinal study at DIW Berlin, is calling for applications for a W3 professorship(S professorship with reduced teaching load).Deadline: August 20, 2009to the job announcement

    27.07.2009
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