Hannah Schwarz

Hannah Schwarz

Department Data Archive for the Social Sciences
Team International Surveys

Unter Sachsenhausen 6-8

Phone:+49 (221) 47694-494
Fax:+49 (221) 47694-199


Hannah is Data Processing Specialist for the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES) based at Gesis' Cologne office. She works on all stages of the dataset processing, from quality assessment of the incoming data to preparation for archiving of the cross-national datasets. She is responsible for creating syntax/code files for cleaning, harmonizing and checking complex datasets, as well as for dataset documentation. Furthermore, she follows up on inquiries from the user community and supports the work of the CSES planning committee.

Conference contribution

Schwarz, Hannah. 2016. "The Transfers Game: A Comparative Analysis of Preference Votes in STV Systems." Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP), 11.09.2016.

Contribution not at conference

Schwarz, Hannah. 2017. "The Comparative Study of Electoral Systems: Exciting possibilities for cross-national electoral research: Presentation at CESSDA Webinar." CESSDA webinar on Data in Europe: Political Behaviour, 07.06.2017.


Schwarz, Hannah, Anja Perry, Sebastian Netscher, and Alexander Jedinger. 2017. "Preparing Data for Re-Use: A Practical Guide to Processing and Documenting Your Data for Sharing." GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology.