Building Multi-source Databases December 2019

CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP

Building Multi-Source Databases for Comparative Analyses

December 16-20, 2019

Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences

This event was funded in part by the National Science Foundation, for the Survey Data Recycling (SDR) Project (NSF 1738502) and by the National Science Centre, Poland, for the Political Voice and Economic Inequality across Nations and Time (POLINQ) Project (NCN 2016/23/B/HS6/03916).

Program, Abstracts, Additional Materials, and Presentation Slides

PRESENTATION SLIDES

Monday, December 16

Introduction: Irina Tomescu-Dubrow, IFiS PAN, CONSIRT; Christof Wolf, GESIS; Kazimierz M. Slomczynski IFiS PAN, CONSIRT; and J. Craig Jenkins, OSU
“Data Harmonization in the Social Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Approach”

Invited lecture: Peter Granda, University of Michigan
“The Effects of Data Harmonization on the Survey Research Process”

Invited lecture: Matthew Sobek, Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation, University of Minnesota
“Harmonizing Census Data: IPUMS International”

Invited lecture: Claire Durand, University of Montreal
“Statistical Issues in Analyzing Harmonized Data”

Tuesday, December 17

Invited lecture: Isabel Fortier and Tina Wey, the Maelstrom Project, Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre
“Effecting Rigorous Data Harmonization and Documentation to Understand Data Heterogeneity and Quality”

Jennifer Oser, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
“Analyzing Repeated-Wave Panel Data to Identify Causal Direction: A Meta-Analysis of Digital Media Use and Political Participation”

Markus Quandt, GESIS, and Antonia May, GESIS
“Using Latent Class Analysis For Testing The Equivalence Of Multi-Item Scales Across Data From Different Survey Programs. The Example of National Identity Types”

Piotr Jabkowski and Piotr Cichocki, University of Poznan
“Comparative Sample Quality: Facing the Obstacles to Applying External and Internal Evaluation Criteria to Large Harmonized Datasets”

Wednesday, December 18

SDR Team. 2019. “Survey Data Recycling as an Analytic Framework for Survey Data Reprocessing. Part 1: Introduction and Theoretical Overview.” Presentation prepared by Irina Tomescu-Dubrow and Kazimierz M. Slomczynski

SDR Team. 2019. “Survey Data Recycling as an Analytic Framework for Survey Data Reprocessing. Part 2.” Presentation prepared by Kazimierz M. Slomczynski and Irina Tomescu-Dubrow

SDR Team. 2019. “From Source to Target: Harmonization Workflow, Procedures and Tools. Introduction and Part 1. Cotton File and Detailed Variable Report“. Presentation prepared by Ilona Wysmułek

SDR Team. 2019. “From Source to Target: Harmonization Workflow, Procedures and Tools. Part 2. Control Variables and Cross-Walk Tables (CWT)“. Presentation prepared by Nika Palaguta

SDR Team. 2019. “From Source to Target: Harmonization Workflow, Procedures and Tools. Part 3: Quality Check and General Variable Report.” Presentation prepared by Weronika Boruc

SDR Team. 2019. “Concluding remarks: Harmonization Workflow, Procedures and Tool.” Presentation prepared by Ilona Wysmułek, Nika Palaguta and Weronika Boruc

SDR Team. 2019. “Data Flow and Database Structure in the SDR Project.” Presentation prepared by Przemek Powałko

SDR Team. 2019. “Survey Data Recycling as an Analytic Framework for Survey Data Reprocessing. Part 1: Detection of duplicates in the Survey Data Recycling project.” Presentation prepared by Przemek Powałko

SDR Team. 2019. “Survey Data Recycling as an Analytic Framework for Survey Data Reprocessing. Part 1: Survey Weights.” Presentation prepared by Irina Tomescu-Dubrow, Kazimierz M. Slomczynski and Marcin Zielinski

Friday, December 20

Joonghyun Kwak, OSU, and Kazimierz M. Slomczynski, IFiS & CONSIRT
“Aggregating Survey Data on the National Level for Indexing Trust in Public Institutions”

Joshua K. Dubrow, IFiS & CONSIRT, and Olga Zelinska, IFiS
“Measuring Inequality in Party Representation across Nations and Time using Survey and Administrative Data”

Keynote Lecture: Filomena Maggino, Sapienza Università di Roma and Editor of Social Indicators Research
“Complexity in Society: From Indicators Construction to their Synthesis”