7. 10. 2010

Prague, Tuesday 19th October 2010, AKC

We would like to inform you about the forthcoming

Workshop on Harmonisation of Social Survey Data for Cross-National Comparison

  • Harmonisation of socio-demographic variables in large cross-national surveys.
  • Application of data harmonisation concepts at the national level.
  • New developments, alternative solutions, evolution of alternative data harmonisation concepts, data harmonisation infrastructure.


which will be held in Prague on Tuesday 19th October.


Please REGISTER if you are planning to attend:
Due to limited number of places we would encourage you to register as early as possible.

Location: AKC, Husova 4a, Prague 1

More information:

Preliminary Programme

9:00 Registration

9:15 Welcome


9:30    Data Harmonisation in International Surveys on Education (PIRLS, TIMSS, PISA) Petr Soukup (Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague)

Harmonisation accross countries in SHARE
Stephanie Stuck (SHARE project; Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, University of Mannheim)


10:30 Coffee Break


11:00  Hitches with Harmonization of EU_SILC
Veronika Sequensová, Czech Statistical Office

Harmonisation of EU-SILC: Obstacles for Users
Martina Mysíková (Institute of Sociology AS CR, Prague)


12:00        Lunch Break


13:30  The Comparative Usefulness of Respondents' Subjective and Objective Assessments of Commuinity Size: Czech Data in International Perspective
Michael L. Smith (Institute of Sociology AS CR, Prague)

Data Harmonisation as a Cumulative Effort - A Platform Designed to Foster the Cumulation of Knowledge
Markus Quandt (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Cologne)


14:30  Coffee Break


15:00  Measurement of social capital

Social capital in cross-cultural comparison. Opportunity and limits of social network measurement in representative surveys
Jiří Šafr (Institute of Sociology AS CR, Prague)

Do we need new social capital indicators in cross national surveys? The potential of "old" and "new" social capital indicators
Julia Hauberer (Institute of Sociology AS CR, Prague)


16:30   Close of workshop


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