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New Eurostat Micro Data Access Application Procedure

By on January 11, 2017

Eurostat has launched a new data access application procedure for micro data. From January 2017, EUI members should use the new Microdata Access Worlkflow Tool – which requires Principal Investigators to register via the EU Login authentication service.

The EUI Researcher – or Principal Investigator in a research team – should create an EU Login for the project application. (It is not necessary for all members of a research team to have a login.)

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New variable-time-matrix for EU Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) launched by GESIS

By on January 21, 2016

On 21 January, the GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences launched a new variable-time-matrix (Excel format) for identifying EU-Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) variables by type of data, reference period, unit of observation and mode of collection. EU-SILC is a cross-sectional and longitudinal sample survey, coordinated by Eurostat, based on data from the EU member states. EUI members should read the ‘How to Access’ section of this Library page which gives details of access application procedures. The GESIS site also provides transfer routines for converting EU-SILC data from .csv to Stata and SPSS. Full details.

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EUROLAB Support for Research Data Missions

By on May 4, 2015

The closing-date for data mission support applications under the EUROLAB initiative, Cologne, is the 31st of May.  The following resources and support are provided: survey data access; research methodology support; statistical software; logistical support. The invitation covers “international comparative social research using survey data provided by the GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences… successful applicants will receive a travel grant that covers travel costs (economy class, up to €450) and accommodation.” Full details

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European Social Survey round 8: call for multi-national academic research teams

By on February 28, 2014

In preparation for the new round of the European Social Survey, academic research teams can apply to design ESS questionnaire modules. Full details are on this ESS page. “Two academically-led teams will be selected, each of which will be awarded a module of up to 30 items.” The EUI Library maintains resource pages for ESS and other international surveys including Eurobarometer; European Values Study, and World Values Survey.

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Statistical Data at the EUI: the Data Portal and the paper statistics archive

By on November 27, 2013

The EUI Data Portal is now the primary source for statistical data resources at the EUI. Paper series are still accessible – but have been moved to storage becuase of electronic availability. The EUI Data Portal gives access to 75 major statistical data resources. There are 43 macroeconomic and 32 micro-socioeconomic resources. The number of open data resources in the Portal has also increased to 29. Full details of statistical data resources are on this Library page. A presentation of European Statistical data resources takes place in the Library training room at 13:30 on Wednesday, 27 November.

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New consolidated micro data access portal from the United Kingdom Data Service (UKDS)

By on March 22, 2013

The UK Data Service and archive has launched a unified portal giving access to over 6,000 ESRC-associated social and economic data sets, census data, government-funded surveys, longitudinal studies and business microdata. (For macro data go to this Library page.) The newly launched UKDS variables’ search engine helps locate study-level observations. EUI members should complete the online registration form for non-UK based researchers. Usernames and passwords are issued by email, after which it is necessary to log in selecting ‘UK Data Archive’ as organisation type. Write to [email protected] for assistance. A presentation of micro-socioeconomic data resources takes place in the Library training room at 13:30 on Tuesday 26 of March.

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