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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

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Harmonize or Control? The Use of Multilevel Analysis to Analyze Trust in Institutions in the World

by Claire Durand, Isabelle Valois and Luis Patricio Peña Ibarra, Department of Sociology, University of Montreal This article presents the current progress of a research project whose aim is to develop methods to analyze combined micro-data. The most recent papers

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Harmonizing Corruption Items in Cross-national Surveys

by Ilona Wysmułek, Graduate School for Social Research, Polish Academy of Sciences Corruption, given its secretive nature, is a phenomenon that is hard to capture in the interview situation. In corruption research, surveys are among the major sources of our

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Harmonizing Ethnic Minority Status in International Survey Projects

by Olena Oleksiyenko, Graduate School for Social Research, Polish Academy of Sciences This article focuses on issues of harmonizing information on ethnic minority status as part of a larger project on patterns of electoral and non-electoral political participation in post-soviet

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Latest Issue of Harmonization Newsletter Out Now

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. This issue

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Survey Weights as Indicators of Data Quality

“Survey Weights as Indicators of Data Quality” by Marta Kolczynska, Marcin W. Zielinski, and Przemek Powalko appears in Harmonization newsletter (Summer 2016, v2 n1)  In the last decades, more and more scholars are using weights as a procedure for correction of

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Quality of Survey Data: How to Estimate It and Why It Matters

A new article in Harmonization: Newsletter on Survey Data Harmonization in the Social Sciences by Melanie Revilla, Willem Saris and the Survey Quality Predictor (SQP) team There is no measurement without error. However, the size of the error can vary depending

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Welcome
The project “Democratic Values and Protest Behavior: Data Harmonization, Measurement Comparability, and Multi-Level Modeling in Cross-National Perspective”, is a joint endeavour of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, and the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, The Ohio State University, financed by the Polish National Science Centre (2012/06/M/HS6/00322).