The Survey Data Harmonization Team led by Kazimierz M. Slomczynski, Irina Tomescu-Dubrow, and Craig Jenkins received a four-year, $1.4 million award from NSF for the project, “Survey Data Recycling: New Analytic Framework, Integrated Database and Tools for Cross-National Social, Behavioral …

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Cross-national Studies: Interdisciplinary Research and Training program (CONSIRT.osu.edu) and the Mershon Center for International Security Studies at The Ohio State University organized a two-day event, “Democracy, the State and Protest: International Perspectives on Methods for the Study of Protest,” on May …

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The SDR Master Box, including the harmonized survey data file, is now available for download via Dataverse. The SDR Master Box consists of five data files and corresponding documentation: (1) the master file (MASTER) with individual-level data from cross-national surveys, …

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by Claire Durand, Isabelle Valois and Luis Patricio Peña Ibarra, Department of Sociology, University of Montreal This article presents the current progress of a research project whose aim is to develop methods to analyze combined micro-data. The most recent papers …

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by Ilona Wysmułek, Graduate School for Social Research, Polish Academy of Sciences Corruption, given its secretive nature, is a phenomenon that is hard to capture in the interview situation. In corruption research, surveys are among the major sources of our …

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by Olena Oleksiyenko, Graduate School for Social Research, Polish Academy of Sciences This article focuses on issues of harmonizing information on ethnic minority status as part of a larger project on patterns of electoral and non-electoral political participation in post-soviet …

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The Harmonization Project team, in coordination with Cross-national Studies: Interdisciplinary Research and Training program (CONSIRT.osu.edu), has published the latest issue of Harmonization: Newsletter on Survey Data Harmonization in the Social Sciences. You can download and view the newsletter here. This issue …

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The Harmonization Project has released their first book: Democratic Values and Protest Behavior: Harmonization of Data from International Survey Projects by Kazimierz M. Słomczyński, Irina Tomescu-Dubrow, and J. Craig Jenkins with Marta Kołczyńska, Przemek Powałko, Ilona Wysmułek, Olena Oleksiyanko, Marcin W. …

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“Survey Weights as Indicators of Data Quality” by Marta Kolczynska, Marcin W. Zielinski, and Przemek Powalko appears in Harmonization newsletter (Summer 2016, v2 n1)  In the last decades, more and more scholars are using weights as a procedure for correction of …

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A new article in Harmonization: Newsletter on Survey Data Harmonization in the Social Sciences by Melanie Revilla, Willem Saris and the Survey Quality Predictor (SQP) team There is no measurement without error. However, the size of the error can vary depending …

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