New PDF release: Advances in Cross-National Comparison: A European Working

By Jürgen H.P. Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik, Christof Wolf

ISBN-10: 1441991867

ISBN-13: 9781441991867

ISBN-10: 1461348285

ISBN-13: 9781461348283

The ebook includes 5 components and a concluding bankruptcy. half 1 covers common difficulties and offers ideas for the harmonisation of knowledge from diversified nationwide and/or cultural contexts. within the moment half EUROSTAT and ESOMAR current their demonstrated commonplace tools. confirmed tools every one protecting one variable (i.e. profession, schooling) are provided within the 3rd half. The fourth half back comprises prompt instruments for the harmonisation of unmarried variables for which standardised tools will not be but on hand (i.e. age, faith, ethnicity, family, relations, income). The final half offers chosen empirical analyses demonstrating the use and fruitfulness of tools offered before.

This e-book is principally written for 2 teams. First, researchers and practitioners desirous about comparative examine in Europe. moment, researchers operating with info of the statistical places of work of ecu international locations and knowledge from associations of the ecu Union.

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G. g. SPSS). At. LIST OF VARIABLES SEX AGE MARITAL COHAB EDUCYRS DEGREE nat DEGR WRKST WRKHRS ISC088 WRKSUP WRKTYPE NEMPLOY , Sex of respondent Age of respondent Marital status of respondent Do you live together with a partner? Education I - years (of full time) schooling Education II - highest education level /degree Education II - country specific categories Current employment status, main source of living Working hours - number of hours (usually) worked weekly (including regular overtime work) Occupation - four digit 1988 ISCO / ILO occupation code (if R not working ask most recent job) Supervises others at work - Do you supervise the work of any other people?

Therefore, a guideline has been developed for the 'Standard-Background Questionnaire' (see Appendix) including examples of questions and categories of background variables and considering the filtering conditions if necessary. This should give guidance in particular to new member countries which do not all yet have an ongoing survey, preventing them from creating another incompatible variant of background variables from scratch. However, the organisation of socio-demographic variables in the codebook does not necessarily mean that the information which is included in the same category is always exactly comparable across countries.

200 I . Modelling of Comparability and Coherence of International Statistics. Paper presented at the International Conference on Quality in Official Statistics, Stockholm 14-15 May . Desrosiercs, A. 1999. " Pp. 115-126 in The future of European social statistics. Harmonisation of social statistics and quality. The fourth Mondorf Seminar 26 and 27 March 1998, edited by Eurostat. Luxembourg: Eurostat. Ehling, M. 1996. " Wirtschaft und Statistik 199617 :413-421. Eichmann, W. 1985. " Wirtschaji und Statist ik 198517:519-526.

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