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Vita

Maikel Schwerdtfeger completed his bachelor and master studies in sociology at the University of Mannheim. During his studies, he was a student assistant at the GESIS Panel since 2014. Since December 2019, Maikel Schwerdtfeger is working as a research assistant in Survey Project Management in the GESIS Panel team. To top

Service

The service tasks of Maikel Schwerdtfeger include supervising and reviewing submitted studies for the GESIS Panel, developing questions on socially relevant topics, and creating the GESIS Panel questionnaire for different participation modes. In addition, he is responsible for collecting and reporting internal performance indicators of the GESIS Panel and is involved in various projects to optimize the survey on digital and mobile devices.
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Research

The research interests of Maikel Schwerdtfeger focus on survey methodology in the context of self-administered mixed-mode and mixed-device panel surveys.
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Publications

Publikation

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Working and discussion paper

Schulz, Mirjan, Maikel Schwerdtfeger, and Kai Willem Weyandt. 2021. GESIS Panel wave report: Wave hb. Cologne: GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences. doi: https://doi.org/10.4232/1.13651.

Schwerdtfeger, Maikel, Mirjan Kummerow, and Kai Weyandt. 2021. GESIS Panel wave report: Wave hd. Cologne: GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences. doi: https://doi.org/10.4232/1.13761.

Minderop, Isabella, Maikel Schwerdtfeger, and Kai Weyandt. 2021. GESIS Panel wave report: Wave hc. Cologne: GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences. doi: https://doi.org/10.4232/1.13699.

Jünger, Stefan, Jan-Philipp Kolb, and Maikel Schwerdtfeger. 2020. Georeferencing the GESIS Panel: Background, workflow, and analysis example. GESIS Papers 2020|10. GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften. doi: https://doi.org/10.21241/ssoar.69336.

Talk

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Conference contribution

Schwerdtfeger, Maikel, Sven Stadtmüller, Bella Struminskaya, and Bernd Weiß. 2022. "Width is the limit: Investigating the response behavior and data quality in a layout experiment within a panel survey." General Online Research Conference (GOR) 2022, HTW Berlin, Berlin, 08.09.2022.

Schwerdtfeger, Maikel, Sven Stadtmüller, Bella Struminskaya, and Bernd Weiß. 2022. "Width is the limit - Investigating response behavior and data quality in a mobile-first layout experiment within a well-established panel survey." Current innovations in probability-based household internet panel research (CIPHER), Virtual Conference, 03.03.2022. https://youtu.be/LY19CLH6hws.

Schwerdtfeger, Maikel. 2021. "How does broadband supply affect the participation in panel surveys?: An analysis of mode choice and panel attrition." General Online Research Conference (GOR) 2021, Virtual Conference, 09.09.2021. https://youtu.be/Fnn0QCP4fNA.

Minderop, Isabella, and Maikel Schwerdtfeger. 2020. "Conducting social network research with the GESIS Panel." Content meets structure: Integrating different perspectives on social networks, Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Heidelberg, 30.09.2020.