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Comparative Surveys

GESIS examines the intercultural comparability of methods and instruments within the three areas Survey Statistics, Survey Instruments and Survey Operations. Furthermore we conduct cross-cultural and cross-national research within international research networks such as the European Social Survey, the International Social Survey Programme and its working groups on methods and questionnaire development as well as in PIAAC.

Exemplary research topics are:

  • Cross-cultural comparability of sampling designs
  • Translation and adaptation of measurement instruments
  • Testing of measurement invariance
  • Cognitive pretesting in cross-cultural surveys
Name Department Team Email Telephone
Behr, Dr. Dorothée
Survey Design and Methodology
Cross-cultural survey methods
+49 (0621) 1246-586
Briceno-Rosas, Roberto (M.A.)
Survey Design and Methodology
Cross-cultural survey methods
+49 (0621) 1246-404
Christmann, Dr. Pablo
Data and Research on Society
Family Surveys
+49 (0621) 1246-411
Dorer, Dr. phil. Brita (Dipl.-Übers., Dipl.-IFS)
Survey Design and Methodology
Cross-cultural survey methods
+49 (0621) 1246-403
Heizmann, Dr. Boris
Survey Data Curation
International Studies
+49 (0221) 47694-486
Khorshed, Julia
Data and Research on Society
Social Surveys
+49 (0621) 1246-433
Koch, Dipl.-Soz. Achim
Survey Design and Methodology
Cross-cultural survey methods
+49 (0621) 1246-401
Kunz, Dr. Tanja
Data and Research on Society
Family Surveys
+49 (0621) 1246-436
Naumann, Elias
Data and Research on Society
Administration
Family Surveys
+49 (0621) 1246-442
Netscher, Sebastian
Data Services for the Social Sciences
Archiving
+49 (0221) 47694-499
Pollak, Prof. Dr. Reinhard
Data and Research on Society
+49 (0621) 1246-153
Pötzschke, Dr. Steffen
Survey Design and Methodology
GESIS Panel
+49 (0621) 1246-596
Quandt, Dr. Markus
Survey Data Curation
International Studies
+49 (0221) 47694-400
Rammstedt, Prof. Dr. Beatrice
Präsident
Survey Design and Methodology
+49 (0621) 1246-155
Repke, Dr. Lydia
Survey Design and Methodology
Questionnaire Design and Evaluation
+49 (0621) 1246-581
Schanze, Dr. Jan-Lucas
Data and Research on Society
Social Surveys
+49 (0621) 1246-423
Scheuer, Dr. Angelika
Survey Design and Methodology
Cross-cultural survey methods
+49 (0621) 1246-406
Schneider, Dr. Silke L.
Survey Design and Methodology
Cross-cultural survey methods
+49 (0621) 1246-249
Scholz, Dr. Evi
Data and Research on Society
Social Surveys
+49 (0621) 1246-440
Wahlig, Gabriele
Survey Design and Methodology
GESIS Panel
+49 (0621) 1246-570
  • Martin, Silke, Anouk Zabal, Débora B. Maehler, and Beatrice Rammstedt. 2022. "Data from PIAAC Germany and its Longitudinal Follow-Up, PIAAC-L." Journal of Open Psychology Data 10 (1): 20. doi: https://doi.org/10.5334/jopd.74.
  • Martin, Silke, Débora B. Maehler, Anouk Zabal, and Beatrice Rammstedt. 2022. "PIAAC-L: the longitudinal follow-up to PIAAC in Germany." Soziale Welt – Zeitschrift für sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung und Praxis 73 (1): 169 - 199. doi: https://doi.org/10.5771/0038-6073-2022-1-169.
  • Heath, Anthony F., and Silke L. Schneider. 2021. "Dimensions of migrant integration in Western Europe." Frontiers in Sociology 6 (510987). doi: https://doi.org/10.3389/fsoc.2021.510987.
  • Biolcati Rinaldi, Ferrucio , Francesco Molteni, Markus Quandt, and Cristiano Vezzoni. 2020. "Church Attendance and Religious change Pooled European dataset (CARPE): A survey harmonization project for the comparative analysis of long-term trends in individual religiosity." Quality & Quantity online first. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-020-01048-9.
  • Markina, Anna, Sabine Israel, Markus Quandt, Renata Franc, Rein Murakas, and Jo Deakin. 2020. H2020 PROMISE Ten-Country Youth Participation Survey. doi: https://doi.org/10.7802/1990.