Metadata for Official Statistics

The Construction of the class scheme according to Erikson, Goldthorpe, and Portocarero (EGP) using national data sources from Germany, Great Britain, and France as an example

Hildegard Brauns, Susanne Steinmann and Dietmar Haun

Extract from the ZUMA-Nachrichten Nr.46: [.pdf]

The Operationalisation of the EGP Class Scheme:

Microcensus 1995 [egp_mz1995.sps]
Microcensus 1993 [ egp_mz1993.sps ]
Microcensus 1991 [ egp_mz1991.sps ]
Microcensus 1989 [ egp_mz1989.sps ]
Microcensus 1987 [ egp_mz1987.sps ]
Microcensus 1985 [ egp_mz1985.sps ]
Microcensus 1982 [ egp_mz1982.sps ]

Germany (Microcensus 1993, 1995):

Great Britain (LFS 1984, 1994)

France (Enquete Emploi 1984, 1994)