Summer 2017 Issue of Harmonization Newsletter Published

The Harmonization Project team, in coordination with Cross-national Studies: Interdisciplinary Research and Training program (CONSIRT.osu.edu), has published the latest issue of Harmonization: Newsletter on Survey Data Harmonization in the Social Sciences.

You can download and view the newsletter here.

The issue covers a variety of news on big data, harmonization, and data quality. The Harmonization Project published its data on Harvard’s Dataverse, and The Ohio State University opened the Translational Data Analytics Institute focused on big data. In the articles this newsletter features, Koen Beullens and colleagues summarize their European Social Survey data quality report, Verena Ortmanns and Silke Schneider present their latest research on cross-national harmonization of educational attainment variables, Kea Tijdens discusses measurement of occupations in multi-country surveys, Irina Tomescu-Dubrow and colleagues discuss metadata on survey quality, and Anna Turner argues for more and better sociological use of Google search data.

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Welcome
The project “Survey Data Recycling: New Analytic Framework, Integrated Database, and Tools for Cross-national Social, Behavioral and Economic Research”, is a joint endeavour of the The Ohio State University and the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, funded by the National Science Foundation (PTE Federal award 1738502). The project runs from September 2017 to August 31, 2021.

The SDR project builds on the Survey Data Harmonization project funded by the Polish National Science Centre.
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Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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