The Summer 2018 issue of Harmonization: Newsletter on Survey Data Harmonization in the Social Sciences is out now.
This issue features items on a variety of topics. Tom W. Smith writes about how cross-national research programs can improve comparativeness at the project and program levels. Claire Durand, Paul Pelletier and David Wutchiett build on a previous Harmonization item (vol. 2, no. 2) to address why institutional trust varies across world regions. Ewa Jarosz discusses the harmonization of time-use surveys. The V-Dem Team presents the latest version of their renowned democracy project. The Survey Data Recycling team reflects on their participation in the latest Comparative Survey Design and Implementation (CSDI) workshop.