RDC German Microdata Lab

The German Microdata Lab (GML) collects microdata of official statistics. It offers research based services concerning the data and develops instruments for the implementation of social scientific concepts.

Heike Wirth

Dauerbeobachtung der Gesellschaft

German Microdata Lab
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The German Microdata Lab (GML) is a service provider for researchers working with microdata from official statistics and takes a mediating role between official statistics and the empirical social sciences. Our tasks:

  • To provide a service and research infrastructure for microdata from German and European official statistics
  • To improve access to official statistics microdata  
  • To examine research projects on questions of social structure, inequality and demography

For detailed information, please visit our GML RDC homepage and our data­base-driven Microdata Information System MISSY.

Staff

EmployeeField of researchContact
Dr. Heike Wirth

- Director of German Microdata Lab
- European Microdata
- Microcensus-Regionalfile
- Factual anonymisation
- Social inequality
- Statistics of the German Democratic Republic
- Data security       

Tel.: +49 621 1246 269
Fax: +49 621 1246 100
heike.wirth(at)gesis(dot)org

Iris Dragon - AssistantTel.: +49 621 1246 265
Fax: +49 621 1246 100
iris.dragon(at)gesis(dot)org
Anne Balz- Microcensus
- MISSY: Microdata Information System
Tel.:  +49 621 1246 175
Fax: +49 621 1246 100
anne.balz(at)gesis(dot)org
Dr. Jeanette Bohr

- MISSY: Microdata Information System
- European Micordata
- Social inequality

Tel.:  +49 621 1246 261
Fax: +49 621 1246 100
jeanette.bohr(at)gesis(dot)org
Simon Henke

- Microcensus

Tel.:  +49 621 1246 288
Fax: +49 621 1246 100
simon.henke@gesis.org
Dr. Andrea Lengerer

- Same-sex partnering in Germany (DFG)
- Social inequality
- Sociology of population and family
- GESIS microcensus-trendfile

Tel.:  +49 621 1246 267
Fax:  +49 621  1246 100
andrea.lengerer(at)gesis(dot)org
Dr. Georg Papastefanou

- Income and expenditure survey
- European household budget Surveys
- Event history and sequence analysis
- Electronic diary methods
- Social structure and consumption styles

Tel.:  +49 621 1246 278
Fax: +49 621  1246 100
georgios.papstefanou(at)gesis(dot)org
Dr. Valentina Ponomarenko

- European Microdata
- Social inequality
- Life course research

Tel.: 0621 1246 133
Fax: 0621 1246 100
valentina.ponomarenko(at)gesis(dot)org
Dr. Klaus Pforr- European Microdata
- Survey Methodology
- Econometrics
Tel.: +49 621 1246 115
Fax: +49 621 1246 100
klaus.pforr(at)gesis(dot)org
Dr. Bernhard Schimpl-Neimanns- Microcensus Basic File
- Microcensus Panel File
- Social inequality
- Educational inequality
Tel.: +49 621 1246 263
Fax: +49 621 1246 100
bernhard.schimpl-neimanns(at)gesis(dot)org
Kathrin Stief

- European Microdata
- GML web content editor

Tel.: +49 621 1246 246
Fax: +49 621 1246 100
kathrin.stief(at)gesis(dot)org
Florian Thirolf- MISSY: Microdata Information SystemTel.: +49 621 1246 268
Fax: +49 621 1246 100
florian.thirolf(at)gesis(dot)org