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.
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The issue covers a variety of news on big data, harmonization, and data quality. The Harmonization Project published its data on Harvard’s Dataverse, and The Ohio State University opened the Translational Data Analytics Institute focused on big data. In the articles this newsletter features, Koen Beullens and colleagues summarize their European Social Survey data quality report, Verena Ortmanns and Silke Schneider present their latest research on cross-national harmonization of educational attainment variables, Kea Tijdens discusses measurement of occupations in multi-country surveys, Irina Tomescu-Dubrow and colleagues discuss metadata on survey quality, and Anna Turner argues for more and better sociological use of Google search data.