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The German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) is a wide-ranging representative longitudinal study of private households, located at the German Institute for Economic Research, DIW Berlin. Every year, there were nearly 11,000 households, and more than 20,000 persons sampled by the fieldwork organization TNS Infratest Sozialforschung. The data provide information on all household members, consisting of Germans living in the Old and New German States, Foreigners, and recent Immigrants to Germany. The Panel was started in 1984. Some of the many topics include household composition, occupational biographies, employment, earnings, health and satisfaction indicators.
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The FDZ-DZA (Forschungsdatenzentrum DZA) is a facility of the German Centre of Gerontology (Deutsches Zentrum für Altersfragen, DZA) and has received accreditation as research data center DZA by the German Data Forum (RatSWD). Its main task is to make data of the German Ageing Survey DEAS and the German Survey on Volunteering (FWS) accessible to researchers by providing user-friendly Scientific Use Files (SUF), documentation of the contents and instruments as well support for scholars using the data.
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The Economics & Business Data Center (EBDC) is a combined platform for empirical research in business administration and economics of the Ludwig–Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and the Ifo Institute and aims at opening new fields for empirical research in business administration and economics. In this regard, the EBDC provides innovative datasets of German companies, containing both survey data of the Ifo Institute as well as external balance sheet data. Therefore, the tasks of the EBDC also include the procurement and administration of data sources for research and teaching, the central provision, updating and documentation of external databases, as well as the acquisition of corresponding support tools. Beyond that, the EBDC serves as a contact and central coordinator on licensing economic firm-level datasets for LMU’s Munich School of Management and LMU’s Department of Economics and supports researchers and guests of the LMU and the Ifo Institute on site. In the future, it will also conduct academic conferences on research with company data.
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Forschungsdatenzentrum für Hochschul- und Wissenschaftsforschung (fdz.DZHW) provides data on quantitative and qualitative surveys of the DZHW. In addition, prepared DZHW-external data from the research field are archived and provided for secondary use. For scientific purposes, Scientific Use Files, for academic purposes,Campus Use Files are offered. The documentation is available in German and for the most part in English.
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The German Youth Institute is a leading non-university research institute. Since 1988, empirical studies about the growing up of children and young people and to life situations of adults and families were regularly conducted. The Research Data Centre is part of the department "Social Monitoring." It processes the data and provides data access for secondary analysis.
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The Research Data Center (RDC) “International Survey Programmes“ provides researchers with data, services, and consultation on a number of important international study series which are under intensive curation by GESIS. They all cover numerous countries and, quite often, substantial time spans. The RDC provides optimal data preparation and access to a wide scope of data and topics for comparative analysis.
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The Data Catalogue (DBK) comprises the study descriptions from all studies archived at the Data Archive including study descriptions of historical studies data. The primary focus of the department “Data Archive for the Social Sciences” is providing excellent data service for national and international comparative surveys from the fields of social and political science research. These surveys, which must comply with clearly defined methodological and technical requirements, are archived and processed according to internationally recognized standards and made accessible to the scientifically interested public in a user-friendly manner.
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IDSC is IZA's organizational unit whose purpose is to serve the scientific and infrastructural computing needs of IZA and its affiliated communities. IDSC is dedicated to supporting all users of data from the novice researcher to the experienced data analyst. IDSC aims at becoming the place for economically minded technologists and technologically savvy economists looking for data support, data access support and data services about labor economics. IDSC is actively involved in organizing events (see our next Red Cube Seminar Talk) for data professionals, data analysts, and scientific data users and young researchers to discuss and share findings and to establish contacts for future cooperation.
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The Research Data Centre (FDZ-RV) was set-up in 2004 as an integral part of the German Federal Pension Insurance (Deutsche Rentenversicherung). Since then, the Research Data Centre produced several cross-sectional and longitudinal datasets, also called Scientific Use Files (SUF), available to researchers interested in issues of retirement, disability and rehabilitation. The datasets are released on an annual basis. The Scientific Use Files are subsamples drawn from the pool of individuals who are insured in the Federal Pension Insurance. The information provided in the original datasets is necessary to administer the beneficiaries of the pension insurance.
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The Research Data Centre (FDZ) of the German Federal Employment Agency (BA) at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) is intended mainly to facilitate access to BA and IAB micro data for non-commercial empirical research using standardised and transparent access rules. The FDZ mediates between data producers and external users. We also control for compliance with data protection regulations.
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The Research Data Center Elections is part of GESIS and provides access to a number of national survey datasets. The RDC performs the main tasks: Data collection, Consultation and creation of value-added services like data handbooks, Knowledge transfer, e.g. organisation of workshops and Scientific research.
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The Research Data Center (RDC) of the Collaborative Research Center 882 "From heterogeneities to inequalities" at Bielefeld University provides external scientists access to the research data generated in the CRC 882. It provides access to both qualitative and quantitative data from the field of inequality research. The CRC 882 RDC supports external researchers who are reusing the data, as well as gives advice on data documentation and anonymization procedures to the researchers of the CRC to ensure high data quality. The datasets include, for example, a panel on youth crime, different series of interviews on ethnicity, paternal life and recalls of employees, as well as other panels, interview data and experimental data. In the further course of the Collaborative Research Center the database will be expanded with the data of future projects. External scientists can make an application for the scientific use of CRC 882 Research Data. In accordance with data privacy requirements, the access will be organized via controlled remote data access or via on-site use. For this purpose, the RDC provides workplaces for guest researchers.
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The Data Service Centre at the University of Bielefeld is a central archive for quantitative and qualitative data that relate to organizations. In addition to data on businesses and organizations, this includes linked employer-employee data as well as data from member or employee surveys. The organizational units can be establishments and businesses, but also public associations, kindergartens, schools, or public health facilities. The DSC-BO co-ordinates the data circulation and provides the facility of getting access to data sets and transcripts for secondary use regarding to scientific purposes on the base of contracts with the data producers.
The European Social Survey (the ESS) is a biennial multi-country survey covering over 30 nations. The first round was fielded in 2002/2003, the fifth in 2010/2011. The questionnaire includes two main sections, each consisting of approximately 120 items; a 'core' module which remains relatively constant from round to round, plus two or more 'rotating' modules, repeated at intervals. The core module aims to monitor change and continuity in a wide range of social variables, including media use; social and public trust; political interest and participation; socio-political orientations; governance and efficacy; moral; political and social values; social exclusion, national, ethnic and religious allegiances; well-being; health and security; human values; demographics and socio-economics
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The GML contributes to the continual improvement of access to and information about official microdata; provides a service and research infrastructure for these data; adopts the function of an intermediary between the Federal Statistical Office and empirical research; conducts exemplary research based upon official data. The GML is an integral part of the German data infrastructure and features as one of six institutions funded by the German Council of Social and Economic Data.
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GESIS preserves quantitative social research data to make it available to the scientific research community. All data are preserved for the long-term and documented to international standards. Data is free to archive, and free to access. Data Catalogue Search https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/index.asp?db=e
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Qualiservice prepares the control mode of a data service center for primary data (interviews) from the qualitative empirical social research from 2014 on. These include the development and testing of a data management system as well as the organization of a user-friendly online portal and working procedures for the preparation and provision of research data for secondary use.
The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) is a multidisciplinary and cross-national panel database of micro data on health, socio-economic status and social and family networks of more than 85,000 individuals (approximately 150,000 interviews) from 19 European countries (+Israel) aged 50 or over.
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As a center for scientific research and evidence-based policy advice, RWI requires an effective econometric infrastructure. The increased use of individual and firm data also requires effective regulations and tools for data protection. The research division’s objectives are to advise RWI researchers in methodical questions, to develop new econometric approaches to solve concrete research questions, and to ensure data protection.
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As cultural competence center for the region, the Landesarchiv serves as the repository for records of cultural and historical value and assures the access of archives in Baden-Wuerttemberg as part of the cultural heritage. It identifies, collects, and preserves state records and makes them available to all those who are interested in historical records. The Landesarchiv houses archival collections ranging from deeds from the Middle Ages to digital sources of our time (databases, e-mails, internet pages). The Landesarchiv has already been providing diversified access to archival collections via internet and is actively working on research and presentation of the history of Southwest Germany. The archival collections of the Landesarchiv convey the cultural and historical diversity in Southwest Germany. Each holding is unique and characterizes the distinctive history of the people and the region. This makes the Landesarchiv an irreplaceable reservoir of knowledge and experience with remarkable quantitative dimensions: The Landesarchiv houses about 146 shelf kilometers of documents and books, 310 thousand charters as well as 350 thousand maps and plans completed with photographs and audio-visual records. Electronic data are stored in the digital stack of the Landesarchiv.
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The 2008-launched German Family Panel pairfam (“Panel Analysis of Intimate Relationships and Family Dynamics”) is a multi-disciplinary, longitudinal study for researching partnership and family dynamics in Germany. The annually collected survey data from a nationwide random sample of more than 12,000 persons of the three birth cohorts 1971-73, 1981-83, 1991-93 and their partners, parents and children offers unique opportunities for the analysis of partner and generational relationships as they develop over the course of multiple life phases.
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The German General Social Survey (ALLBUS) collects up-to-date data on attitudes, behavior, and social structure in Germany. Every two years since 1980 a representative cross section of the population is surveyed using both constant and variable questions. The ALLBUS data become available to interested parties for research and teaching as soon as they are processed and documented.