Wahlstudien

The RDC's workshop program

2016

On June 6, 2016, GESIS held a workshop „Match your data! Kumulation von und mit Aggregatdaten!” in Cologne. The workshop was designed for young researchers. It offered an overview about accumulation of data. First it described important issues as preparation and conduct of accumulation. Furthermore the participants learned how the conduct of accumulation works. At the end the participants tried to accumulate different datasets with Stata. Not only were the accumulation of data due to election, but also aggregate data of the official statistics important issues during this workshop.  

2012

On October 9, 2012, GESIS held a workshop "Meet the Data: Bundes- und Landtagswahlen bei GESIS" for the second time. The workshop was again designed for young researchers. After a presentation of GESIS, the Research Data Center Elections and different ways of accessing our data, followed by the Politbarometer and the database on federal state elections, deeper insight into the German Longitudinal Election Study (GLES) was provided.  

2011

On October 12, 2011, GESIS held a workshop "Meet the Data: Bundes- und Landtagswahlen bei GESIS". The workshop was designed for young researchers. After a presentation of GESIS, the Research Data Center Elections and different ways of accessing our data, followed by the Politbarometer and the database on federal state elections, deeper insight into the German Longitudinal Election Study (GLES) was provided. 

2010

On December 2-3, 2010 GESIS held a workshop on "Challenges in survey research: Methodological and statistical problems using election data".The workshop was designed for junior researchers. It offered an overview of election data available at GESIS and dealt with selected methodological and statistical research problems. Special topics of methodology like panel regression and small area estimations were presented by experts and were followed by applications in practical excercises.