Evi Scholz

Dr. Evi Scholz

Abteilung Dauerbeobachtung der Gesellschaft
Team International Survey Programmes

Kaiserring 10-16

68159
Mannheim
Tel.:+49 (621) 1246-440
Fax:+49 (621) 1246-100

Vita

Evi Scholz is a senior researcher at GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Germany. She works for the International Social Survey Programme (ISSP), where she coordinates the German ISSP team, serves as member of the ISSP secretariat, of the ISSP methodology committee and as co-convener of the ISSP methods work group on demography. This work includes organizing the ISSP programme, acting as first contact of the ISSP for all inquiries and applications, evaluating and improving the quality of the ISSP background variables, drafting ISSP source questionnaires, and implementing the German ISSP surveys.

Evi Scholz graduated in political science, modern, social and economic history at the University of Mannheim. She received her doctorate in the social sciences from the University of Gießen. She is mainly interested in cross-national survey design and in the measurement of background variables.




Zeitschriftenaufsatz

Scholz, Evi, Regina Jutz, Jon H. Pammett, and Markus Hadler. 2017. "ISSP and the ISSP 2014 Citizenship II Module: An Introduction." International Journal of Sociology 2017 (47): 1-9. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00207659.2017.1264825.

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2016. "10 points versus 11 points? Effects of Left-right Scale Design in a Cross-national Perspective ." Ask : Research & Methods 25 (1): 3-16.

Scholz, Evi, and Cornelia Züll. 2016. "Methodological Aspects of Central Left-Right Scale Placement in a Cross-national Perspective." Bulletin of Sociological Methodology 132 (1): 44-57. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0759106316662588.

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2015. "Who is Willing to Answer Open-ended Questions on the Meaning of Left and Right?." Bulletin of Sociological Methodology 127 (1): 26-42.

Scholz, Evi, and Cornelia Züll. 2012. "Item non-response in open-ended questions: who does not answer on the meaning of left and right?." Social Science Research Jg. 41, H. 6 1415–1428. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2012.07.006.

Behr, Dorothée, and Evi Scholz. 2011. "Questionnaire Translation in Cross-National Survey Research: on the Types and Value of Annotations." mda : Methoden, Daten, Analysen 5 (2): 157-179. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/zeitschriften/mda/Vol.5_Heft_2/MDA_2011_2_Fb_1_Behr_Scholz.pdf.

Beitrag im Sammelwerk

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2011. "Who took the burden to answer on the meaning of left and right? Response behaviour on an open-ended question." In Conference Proceedings of the 64th Annual Conference of WAPOR: Public Opinion and the Internet, http://wapor.unl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Zuell_Scholz.docx.

Braun, Michael, and Evi Scholz. 2008. "Einstellungen zur Arbeit und Arbeitszufriedenheit." In Datenreport 2008: ein Sozialbericht für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland, edited by Wiesbaden Statistisches Bundesamt, Heinz-Herbert Noll, and Roland Habich, 140-144. Bonn: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/datenreport/2008/Kapitel5_4.pdf.

Arbeits- und Diskussionspapier

Bechert, Insa, Evelyn Brislinger, Kathrin B. Busch, Boris Heizmann, Dafina Kurti, Meinhard Moschner, Markus Quandt, Evi Scholz, and Ivet Solanes Ros. 2017. Forschungsdatenzentrum Internationale Umfrageprogramme. Jahresbericht 2015. Berichtszeitraum 01.01.2015 – 31.12.2015. GESIS Papers 2017/05.

Jutz, Regina, Evi Scholz, and Michael Braun. 2017. International Social Survey Programme: ISSP 2015 - Work Orientations IV: Questionnaire Development. GESIS Papers 2017|17. Köln: GESIS.

Jutz, Regina, and Evi Scholz. 2016. International Social Survey Programme: ISSP 2014 - Citizenship II: Report on the German Study. GESIS Papers 2016|12. Mannheim: GESIS. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_papers/2016/GESIS-Papers_2016-12.pdf.

Scholz, Evi, and Regina Jutz. 2015. ISSP 2013 Germany, National Identity III: GESIS Report on the German Study. GESIS Papers 2015|14. Mannheim: GESIS.

Bechert, Insa, Evelyn Brislinger, Meinhard Moschner, Markus Quandt, Evi Scholz, and Ivet Solanes Ros. 2014. Forschungsdatenzentrum Internationale Umfrageprogramme. Jahresbericht 2013. Berichtszeitraum 01.01.2013 – 31.12.2013. GESIS-Technical Reports 2014/21.

Scholz, Evi, Regina Jutz, Jonas Edlund, Ida Öun, and Michael Braun. 2014. ISSP 2012 - family and changing gender roles IV: questionnaire development. GESIS-Technical Reports 2014/19. Mannheim: GESIS. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2014/TechnicalReport_2014-19.pdf.

Scholz, Evi, and Regina Jutz. 2014. ISSP 2012 Germany, family and gender roles IV: GESIS report on the German study. GESIS-Technical Reports 2014 / 11. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2014/TechnicalReport_2014-11.pdf.

Wasmer, Martina, Michael Blohm, Jessica G. Walter, Evi Scholz, and Regina Jutz. 2014. Konzeption und Durchführung der 'Allgemeinen Bevölkerungsumfrage der Sozialwissenschaften' (ALLBUS) 2012. GESIS - Technical Reports 2014/22. Köln: GESIS.

Quandt, Markus, Meinhard Moschner, Evi Scholz, and Insa Bechert. 2013. Forschungsdatenzentrum Internationale Umfrageprogramme : Jahresbericht 2012 Berichtszeitraum 01.01.2012 – 31.12.2012. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2013/TechnicalReport_2013-16.pdf.

Quandt, Markus, Meinhard Moschner, Evi Scholz, Evelyn Brislinger, and Insa Bechert. 2013. Forschungsdatenzentrum Internationale Umfrageprogramme: Jahresbericht 2011. Berichtszeitraum 01.01.2011 – 31.12.2011. GESIS - Technical Reports 2013/15.

Scholz, Evi, and Regina Jutz. 2013. ISSP 2011 Germany, health: GESIS report on the German study. GESIS - Technical Reports 2013/18. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2013/TechnicalReport_2013-18.pdf.

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2012. Assoziationen mit den politischen Richtungsbegriffen „links“ und „rechts“ im internationalen Vergleich: Kategorienschema für die Codierung offener Angaben. GESIS Technical Reports 2012/03. Köln: GESIS. http://www.etracker.de/lnkcnt.php?et=qPKGYV&url=http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2012/TechnicalReport_2012-03.pdf&lnkname=fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2012/TechnicalReport_2012-03.pdf.

Wasmer, Martina, Evi Scholz, Michael Blohm, Jessica G. Walter, and Regina Jutz. 2012. Konzeption und Durchführung der „Allgemeinen Bevölkerungsumfrage der Sozialwissenschaften“ (ALLBUS) 2010. GESIS - Technical Reports 2012/12. Köln: GESIS.

Quandt, Markus, Meinhard Moschner, Evi Scholz, Evelyn Brislinger, and Insa Bechert. 2011. Forschungsdatenzentrum Internationale Umfrageprogramme Jahresbericht 2010: Berichtszeitraum 01.01.2010 - 31.12.2010. GESIS Technical Reports 2011/02.

Wasmer, Martina, and Evi Scholz. 2011. German General Social Survey 2008: English Translation of the German „ALLBUS“-Questionnaire. GESIS-Technical Reports 2011/12.

Wasmer, Martina, and Evi Scholz. 2011. German General Social Survey 2008: English translation of the German "ALLBUS"-questionnaire. GESIS - Technical Reports 2011/12. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2011/TechnicalReport_2011-12.pdf.

Scholz, Evi, Marleen Heller, and Regina Jutz. 2011. ISSP 2009 Germany, Social Inequality IV, GESIS Report on the German Study. GESIS-Technical Reports Nr. 2011/08.

Scholz, Evi, Regina Jutz, and Marleen Heller. 2011. ISSP 2010 Germany, Environment III, GESIS Report on the German Study. GESIS-Technical Reports Nr. 2011/10.

Scholz, Evi, Marleen Heller, and Timo Lenzner. 2010. ISSP 2008 Germany - Religion III: GESIS-report on the German Study. GESIS-technical reports 2010/06. Bonn: GESIS. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2010/TechnicalReport_10-6.pdf.

Züll, Cornelia, Evi Scholz, and Hermann Schmitt. 2010. Kategorienschema für die Vercodung von Assoziationen mit den politischen Richtungsbegriffen „links“ und „rechts“. GESIS Technical Reports 19. Bonn: GESIS.

Wasmer, Martina, Evi Scholz, and Michael Blohm. 2010. Konzeption und Durchführung der “Allgemeinen Bevölkerungsumfrage der Sozialwissenschaften” (ALLBUS) 2008. GESIS-technical reports 2010/04. Bonn: GESIS.

Scholz, Evi, and Martina Wasmer. 2009. German General Social Survey 2006: english translation of the German ALLBUS-questionnaire. GESIS-technical reports 2009/06. Bonn: GESIS. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2009/TechnicalReport_09-6.pdf.

Scholz, Evi, Timo Lenzner, and Marleen Heller. 2009. ISSP 2007 Germany - leisure time and sports: GESIS report on the German study. GESIS-technical reports 2009/08. Bonn: GESIS. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2009/TechnicalReport_09-8.pdf.

Scholz, Evi, and Marleen Heller. 2009. ISSP Study Monitoring 2007: report to the ISSP General Assembly on monitoring work undertaken for the ISSP. GESIS-technical reports 2009/05. Bonn: GESIS. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2009/TechnicalReport_09-5.pdf.

Wasmer, Martina, Evi Scholz, and Alexander Haarmann. 2008. German General Social Survey 2004: english translation of the German ALLBUS-questionnaire. GESIS-Methodenberichte 2008/08. Mannheim: GESIS. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2008/gesis_mb_08_08.pdf.

Scholz, Evi, Janet Harkness, and Timo Faaß. 2008. ISSP study monitoring 2004: report to the ISSP General Assembly on monitoring work undertaken for the ISSP. GESIS-Methodenberichte 2008/02. Mannheim: GESIS. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2008/gesis_mb_08_04.pdf.

Scholz, Evi, Janet Harkness, and Timo Faaß. 2008. ISSP study monitoring 2005: report to the ISSP General Assembly on monitoring work undertaken for the ISSP. GESIS-Methodenberichte 2008/04. Mannheim: GESIS. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2008/gesis_mb_08_04.pdf.

Scholz, Evi, Timo Faaß, Janet Harkness, and Marleen Heller. 2008. ISSP study monitoring 2006: report to the ISSP General Assembly on monitoring work undertaken for the ISSP. GESIS-Methodenberichte 2008/11. Mannheim: GESIS. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/gesis_reihen/gesis_methodenberichte/2008/gesis_mb_08_11.pdf.

Konferenzbeitrag

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2017. "Construct Equivalence of Left-right Scale Placement in a Cross-national Perspective." 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) , Lissabon, 21.07.2017.

Jutz, Regina, and Evi Scholz. 2017. "The International Social Survey Programme (ISSP)." 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) , Lisbon, 18.07.2017.

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2016. "Effects of Left-right Scale Design in a Cross-national Perspective." 9th International Conference on Social Science Methodology (RC33), Leicester, 11.09.2016.

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2016. "Social desirability and left-right scale placement in a cross-cultural perspective." 3MC International Conference, Chicago, 26.07.2016.

Scholz, Evi, and Cornelia Züll. 2016. "Social Desirability and Left-right Scale Placement in a Cross-cultural Perspective." Midterm Conference ESA RN 21, Nikosia, 13.10.2016.

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2015. "10-point vs. 11-point? Effects of Left-right Scale Design in a Cross-national Perspective." ESRA 2015: 6th Conference of the European Survey Research Association, Reykjavik, 13.07.2015.

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2015. "Midpoint Placement on the Left-right Scale in a Cross-national Perspective." CSDI 2015 Workshop, London.

Scholz, Evi, and Cornelia Züll. 2015. "The Choice of the Left-right Scale Format: Design Effects in a Comparative Perspective." ESA 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association, Prag, 25.08.2015.

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2014. "Convinced or Nominal Centrists in Comparative Perspective." WAPOR 2014, Nizza, 04.09.2014.

Scholz, Evi, and Cornelia Züll. 2014. "Do respondents use a virtual midpoint if there is no true midpoint? Effects of left-right scale design in a cross-national perspective." WAPOR 2014: 67th Annual Conference, Nizza, 04.09.2014.

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2013. "Evaluation of response behavior on open-ended questions: Who took the burden to answer on the meaning of left and right?." 11th International Workshop on "Comparative Survey Design and Implementation" (CSDI 2013), Stockholm.

Scholz, Evi, and Regina Jutz. 2013. "Quality assessment of ISSP background variables." 11th International Workshop on "Comparative Survey Design and Implementation" (CSDI 2013), Stockholm.

Scholz, Evi, and Regina Jutz. 2013. "Quality assessment of ISSP BV." 5th Conference of the European Survey Research Association ESRA, Ljubljana.

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2013. "Response behavior on open-ended questions: Who took the burden to answer on the meaning of left and right." 5th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Ljubljana.

Scholz, Evi, and Cornelia Züll. 2012. "Experiment on the design of the left-right self-placement scale in comparative perspective." 10th International Workshop on "Comparative Survey Design and Implementation" (CSDI 2012), Washington.

Züll, Cornelia, Evi Scholz, and Dorothée Behr. 2011. "Experiments on the design of the left-right self-assessment scale." ESRA 2011: 4th Conference of the European Survey Research Association, Lausanne.

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2011. "Item nonresponse in open ended questions: empirical analyses of respondents' answering behavior on the meaning of left and right." The 2011 American Sociological Association Spring Conference, Tilburg.

Scholz, Evi. 2011. "The Measurement of Work Status in the International Social Survey Programme (ISSP)." 10th Annual Conference of the European Sociological Association, Genf.

Züll, Cornelia, and Evi Scholz. 2011. "Who took the burden to answer on the meaning of left and right? Response behaviour on an open-ended question." WAPOR 64th Annual Conference "Public Opinion and the Internet", Amsterdam.

Braun, Michael, and Evi Scholz. 2011. "“Men ought to do a larger share of household work than they do now”. A question which does not really work." ISSP Scientific Meeting, Puerto Vallarta.

Braun, Michael, and Evi Scholz. 2010. "Attitudes towards marriage and children: Where do we find change and where don’t we know what our items mean to respondents?." Research Session at the ISSP Annual Meeting, Lisbon.

Braun, Michael, and Evi Scholz. 2010. "Attitudes towards marriage and children: Where do we find change and where don’t we know what our items mean to respondents?." Research Session at the ISSP Annual Meeting, Lissabon.

Scholz, Evi. 2010. "Report of the Demographic Method Group (DMG) to the General Assembly on proposed changes of the ISSP background variables." ISSP General Assembly, Lissabon.

Scholz, Evi, Cornelia Züll, and Hermann Schmitt. 2010. "Who does not answer on the meaning of left/right? Item non-response in open ended questions and implications for the left-right scale." XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology "Sociology on the Move", Göteborg.

Scholz, Evi. 2009. "Improving the Quality of Background Variables in the International Social Survey Programme (ISSP)." 9th Annual Conference of the European Sociological Association, Lisbon, ESA.

Scholz, Evi. 2008. "Report of the Demographic Method Group (DMG) to the General Assembly." ISSP General Assembly, ISSP, Chicago/USA.

Scholz, Evi. 2008. "The Background Variables in the International Social Survey Programme (ISSP)." 7th International Conference on Social Science Methodology, RC33 Neapel/Italien.

Veranstaltung

Scholz, Evi, and Cornelia Züll. 2017. "Benefits and Challenges of Open-ended Questions : Session organized for the ESRA 2017, Lisbon." ESRA, Lissabon, 17.07.2017 - 21.07.2017.

Scholz, Evi, and Cornelia Züll. 2016. "Benefits and Challenges of Open-ended Questions in Cross-cultural Surveys: Methodological Aspects, Use and Analysis: Session organized for the 3MC conference." 3MC International Conference, Chicago, IL, 27.07.2016 - 29.07.2016.

Scholz, Evi, and Cornelia Züll. 2014. "Open-ended questions: methodological aspects, use and analysis." Session organized for the EAM 2014 conference, Utrecht.

Züll, Cornelia, Evi Scholz, and Matthias Schonlau. 2013. "Session "Open-ended questions"." 5th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Ljubljana.

Scholz, Evi. 2013. "Session chair Language and Translation." 11th International Workshop on "Comparative Survey Design and Implementation" (CSDI 2013), Stockholm.

Scholz, Evi, and Jessica Fortin. 2011. "The process of questionnaire design in a cross-national perspective." ESRA 2011: 4th Conference of the European Survey Research Association, Lausanne.