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08.12.2017

Daniel Oesch, Oliver Lipps and Patrick McDonald. The wage penalty for motherhood: Evidence on discrimination from panel data and a survey experiment for Switzerland. Demographic Research 37(56): 1793–1824. DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2017.37.56.

Oliver Lipps and Daniel Oesch: The working class left behind? The class gap in life satisfaction in Germany and Switzerland over the last decades. SOEP papers 940-2017, DIW: Berlin
(avec les données du SHP, SOEP, et ESS)

 

02.06.2017

New publication by Caroline Vandenplas, Michèle Ernst Stähli, Dominique Joye & Alexandre Pollien (2017): Adjustment for nonresponse with variables from different sources: bias correction and precision loss, with application to the Swiss European Social Survey 2012, Mathematical Population Studies, Pages 1-23,

02.06.2017
The SHP is mentioned in an article of The New York Times, based on an article by the sociologist Matthijs Kalmijn who reports findings from the Swiss Household Panel. Thanks Marieke Vorpoostel for having spotted this.

12.05.2017
Voici le lien vers un article écrit par Hakim Ben Salah, Boris Wernli & Caroline Henchoz: Les nouvelles masculinités en Suisse : une approche par l’idéologie de genre et la répartition du travail rémunéré et non rémunéré au sein des couples dans Enfance, Famille, Générations.

A new FORS working paper has just been published: Material deprivation from 1999 to 2013 in Switzerland: How index construction impacts on measured patterns of evolution by Pascale Gazareth and Katia Iglesias

28.04.2017
New FORS working paper: (2017-1):  The impact of assortative mating on income inequality in Switzerland by Ursina Kuhn and Laura Ravazzini
New publication by Hug, S.E., Ochsner, M. & Brändle, M.P. (2017). Citation analysis with Microsoft Academic. Scientometrics 111(1): 371-378. doi:10.1007/s11192-017-2247-8

13.04.2017
New publication by Laura Ravazzini: “Which Inequality Makes People Dissatisfied with Their Lives? Evidence of the Link Between Life Satisfaction and Inequalities” in the Journal Social Indicators Research.

07.04.2017
New publication by Michèle Ernst Stähli: Pélisse, Jérôme et Ernst Stähli, Michèle. (2017). “Droit au travail ou devoir d’emploi ? L’insertion par l’activité économique des années 2000.” In B. Balzani et P. Capdevielle (Eds.), Études sur l’insertion. Nancy : Presses Universitaires de Lorraine (PUN). pp. 215-244.

New publication by MIchael Ochsner in Ochsner, M., Hug, S.E., & Galleron, I. (2017). The future of research assessment in the humanities: bottom-up assessment procedures. Palgrave Communications 3: 17020. doi:10.1057/palcomms.2017.20, http://www.palgrave-journals.com/articles/palcomms201720

03.03.2017
Interview with Georg Lutz about FORS in the latest issue of the SAGW/ASSH Bulletin. The article “FORS – gestern, heute, morgen” starts on page 13. Click here to read the interview.

03.03.2017
New publication by Ursina Kuhn and Laura Ravazzini in the Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 43 (1), 2017, pp. 115-135 entitled “Erwerbstätigkeit der Frauen und Ungleichheit der Haushaltseinkommen in der Schweiz” / Participation des femmes au marché du travail et inégalité de revenu des ménages en Suisse.

10.02.2017
Already announced in September, but finally published in January, the following mda contribution by Lipps and Lutz in the issue on “Data Collection in Panel Surveys”. Gender of Interviewer Effects in a multi-topic centralized CATI Panel Survey. methods, data, analyses http://www.gesis.org/unser-angebot/publikationen/zeitschrift-mda/volumes/

03.02.2017
The following Routledge, Taylor and Francis publication has just been published: Values and Identities in Europe. Evidence from the European Social Survey. This volume is edited by Michael  J. Breen.

Peter Farago has written the foreword and chapter 5 “Work-life conflict of working couples before and during the crisis in 20 European countries” were written by Michael Ochsner and Ivett Szalma. Ivett also contributed to Chapter 13 “European fathers` involvement in the family sphere in an international comparison”. Not to forget Dàniel Oross who contributed to Chapter 9 “Changing tendencies of youth political participation in Europe: evidence from three different cases”.

27.01.2017
SRF hat eine Sendung zu Vorurteilen gesendet und im Begleittext im Internet werden Daten vom World Values Survey verwendet. Michael Ochsner wird darin mit einer Aussage zitiert. http://www.srf.ch/kultur/wissen/wen-moechten-sie-als-nachbarn-haben-und-wen-nicht#main-comments

20.01.2017
Two new papers are now available from the 3rd International ESS Conference in Lausanne. One by Michael Ochsner and Ivett Szalma and one by Michael Ochsner, Erika Antal and Ivett Szalma.

Ochsner, M. & Szalma, I. (2016). Gendered crisis? Effects of the financial crisis on work-life conflict of working couples. Paper presented at the 3rd International ESS Conference in Lausanne, 13.-15. July 2016. http://www.europeansocialsurvey.org/docs/about/conference/OCHSNER_Gendered-Crisis-Effects-of_V3.pdf

Ochsner, M., Antal, E. & Szalma, I. (2016). Generational differences between attitudes towards welfare provision. Convergence between Eastern and Western Europe? Paper presented at the 3rd International ESS Conference in Lausanne, 13.-15. July 2016. http://www.europeansocialsurvey.org/docs/about/conference/OCHSNER_Generational-differences-between-attitudes_v09.pdf

Check out the following website for further papers presented at the ESS Conference in Lausanne: http://www.europeansocialsurvey.org/about/conference/papers.html

13.01.2017
Nouvelle publication de Boris Wernli dans l’ouvrage Le partage d’emploi/job sharing: Nouvelles opportunités et défis du travail. Neue Chancen und Herausforderungen der Arbeit. New Opportunities and Challenges of Work. Sous la direction de Irenka Krone-Germann et Alain Max Guénette (L’Harmattan). http://www.editions-harmattan.fr/index.asp?navig=catalogue&obj=livre&no=52385&razSqlClone=1

23.12.2016
News from Michael Ochsner. Below, the reference of his latest contribution:
Ochsner, M., & Hug, S. E. (2016). Indicators for research performance in the humanities? The scholars’ view on Research quality and indicators. In I. Rafols, J. Molas-Gallart, E. Castro-Martinez & R. Woolley (eds.), Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators, 14.–16. September 2016, València (pp. 873–880). València: Universitat Politècnica de València. doi:10.4995/STI2016.2016.4543

02.12.2016
Nouvelle contribution de Marlène Sapin: Voici les références:

Sapin, M. & Widmer, E. D. (2016). La transformation des réseaux personnels des femmes et des hommes durant la transition à la parentalité : Contraction des liens et gestation d’inégalités (pp. 164-182). In J.-M. Le Goff & R. Levy (Eds.), Devenir parents: devenir inégaux. Transition à la parentalité et inégalités de genre. Zurich: SEISMO.

Entretien avec Georg Lutz à la une de l’UNISCOPE N° 619, 2016: Rencontre: Dans la cuisine du chercheur

18.11.2016
A new FORS Working Paper has just been published. Take time to read it!
2016-3
A methodological journey towards integrating a gender perspective into the measurement of violence against women and intimate partner violence
Julien Chevillard, Lavinia Gianettoni, and Véronique Jaquier

New article by Flurina Schmid in the latest issue of the Swiss Journal of Sociology vol. 42 Issue 3, november 2016 entitled: The Gender Wage Gap in Switzerland over Time pp.443-467. This article will soon be open acces on this website. In the meantime, I have a printed copy of this issue in my office (MMV office 5635).

04.11.2016
New Sage Publication by Florence Lebert and Erika Antal entitled “Reducing Employment Insecurity. Further Training and the Role of the Family Context”
http://sgo.sagepub.com/content/6/4/2158244016671769

14.10.2016
New publication in LIVES WORKING PAPER by LIPPS, Oliver and Sara Zella: “Inequality of BMI dynamics: A socioeconomic and gender perspective.” LIVES  WORKING  PAPER  2016 /56, NCCR-LIVES, University of Lausanne. http://dx.doi.org/10.12682/lives.2296-1658.2016.56

30.09.2016
New contribution by Oliver Lipps and Georg Lutz using the data from the SHP:
LIPPS, Oliver and Georg LUTZ: Gender of Interviewer Effects in a multi-topic centralized CATI Panel Survey. methods, data, analyses 10(2).
http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/zeitschriften/mda/online_first/mda_Lipps_Lutz.pdf

16.09.16
Le nouveau bulletin SAGW/ASSH 3/2016 contient un dossier «Prospérité et bien-être» et «Migration et mobilité» avec l’article “Wohlbefinden in der Schweiz” de Franziska Ehrler und Felix Bühlmann. Voici le lien pour consulter l’article.

02.09.16

 

26.08.16
Vient de paraître chez Elsevier un nouvel article de Valérie-Anne et Boris qui traite l’influence de la retraite sur les affects.
“How does transitioning into retirement impact the individual emotional system? Evidence from the Swiss context.”

22.07.16
I am happy to announce the following publications:

  • The Sage Handbook of Survey Methodology, co-edited, amongst others, by Christof Wolf, Dominique Joye ane Tom W Smith, contains a chapter written by Michèle Ernst Stähli and Dominique Joye: “Incentives as a possible measure to increase response rates”. Consult the following link to view the table of contents of the handbook.https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/the-sage-handbook-of-survey-methodology/book242251#contents
  • Florence Lebert and Marieke Voorpostel have published a paper in the Springer Journal of Family and Economic Issues entitled “Turnover as a Strategy to Escape Job Insecurity: The Role of Family Determinants in Dual-Earner Couples” (pp.1-15). For more information click here. 
  • Il y a également une nouvel publication qui utilise les données du SHP : Oliver Lipps & Florence Lebert: “Attrition when dropping CAPI from a CATI/CAPI panel survey.” in Survey Practice 9(3). Vol. 9, no 2, 2016 | www.surveypractice.org. Click here to view the paper.

08.07.16

  • Vient de paraître chez Sage un livre de références sur les enquêtes, avec Dominique Joye en tant que co-editeur: The SAGE Handbook of Survey Methodology. Voici le flyer.
  • 08.07.16
    I am also happy to announce that Marieke Voorpostel has co-published an article entitled Self-reported Health among Lone Mothers in Switzerland: Do Employment and Education Matter? in the journal Population-E, 71 (2), 2016. The article can be read here: http://www.journal-population.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/StruffolinoEN.pdf
    Another article Marieke contributed to is called: Families and aging: Toward an interdisciplinary family-level approach (pp. 327-348). In: Vern L. Bengtson & Richard Settersten (Eds.). Handbook of Theories of Aging, (3rd ed.) by Springer.
  • 01.07.16
    I am happy to announce another Springer publication by Michael Ochsner. It is Michael’s revised and updated version of his doctoral thesis.
    Die soziale Verantwortung des Staates. Wie sich Wohlfahrtsleistungen auf die Legitimität des Staates auswirken. For further information, click HERE.
  • 02.06.16
    I am happy to announce a new publication by Michael Ochsner as co-editor of a research anthology in the humanities (and social sciences) that has just been published by Springer: Michael Ochsner/ Sven E. Hug /Hans-Dieter Daniel: Research Assessment in the Humanities. Towards Criteria and Procedures. The entire anthology can be downloaded here: http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-319-29016-4
  • 20.05.16
    I am happy to announce three new publications:The first by Marieke Heers: Heers, M., Van Klaveren, C., Groot, W. & Maassen van den Brink, H. (2016). Community schools. What We Know and What We Need to Know. Review of Educational Research.
    The article can be found here: http://rer.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/02/10/0034654315627365.abstractMarieke als won the best Poster Award in the Session “Migration, Urbanization, Population, Development, and Environment” at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (Washington, D.C.). The paper for the poster is entitled “The effects of immigrant student share on educational outcomes of native and immigrant students” (co-author: Carla Haelermans, Maastricht University).
  • The second by Marlène Sapin. Sapin, M., Widmer, E. D., & Iglesias, K. (2016). From support to overload: Patterns of positive and negative family relationships of adults with mental illness over time. Social Networks, 47, 59-72 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378873316301381
  • Last but not least, a new contribution by Oliver Lipps in the new issue of the journal “methods, data, analyses” (mda, Volume 10, 2016, 1) entitled “Non-Observation Bias in an Address- Register-Based CATI/CAPI Mixed Mode Survey” http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/zeitschriften/mda/Vol.10_Heft_1/MDA_Vol10_2016-1_Lipps.pdf
  • 29.04.2016
    Voici un livre qui vient de sortir dans la série Springer dédiée LIVES et auquel plusieurs personnes de FORS ont contribué:Oris, Michel, Roberts, Caroline, Joye, Dominique, & Ernst Stähli, Michèle (Eds.). (2016). Surveying Human Vulnerabilities across Life course. Life Course Research and Social Policies (Vol. 3). Heidelberg: Springer International Publishing.
    Il est accessible en open access au http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-24157-9Et les chapitres auxquels des gens de FORS ont contribué sont :
    -          “Balancing Substantive and Methodological Challenges ” by Michel Oris, Caroline Roberts, Dominique Joye, and Michèle Ernst Stähli
    -          “How to Survey Displaced Workers in Switzerland: Ways of Addressing Sources of Bias” by Isabel Baumann, Oliver Lipps, Daniel Oesch, and Caroline Vandenplas
    -          “Using Life History Calendars to Survey Vulnerability” by Davide Morselli, Nora Dasoki, Rainer Gabriel, Jacques-Antoine Gauthier, Julia Henke, and Jean-Marie Le Goff
    -          “Attrition in the Swiss Household Panel: Are Vulnerable Groups more Affected than Others?” by Martina Rothenbühler and Marieke VoorpostelEt de gens proches:
    -          “Representation of Vulnerability and the Elderly. A Total Survey Error Perspective on the VLV Survey” by Michel Oris, Eduardo Guichard, Marthe Nicolet, Rainer Gabriel, Aude Tholomier, Christophe Monnot, Delphine Fagot, and Dominique Joye
    -          “Career Pathways and Professional Transitions: Preliminary Results from the First Wave of a 7-Year Longitudinal Study” by Christian Maggiori, Jérôme Rossier, Franciska Krings, Claire S. Johnston, and Koorosh Massoudi
  • 22.04.2016
    Good news: Sara Zella’s paper “Marital Status Transitions and Self-Reported Health among Canadians: A Life Course Perspective” is now published in the Applied Research Quality Life (Springer Science). Here is the link to the article:
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11482-016-9462-y
  • 15.04.16
    Robin, Marieke and Peter have just signed a contract with Springer Science for a new book project. The book will contain a collection of studies that exploit the longitudinal nature of the SHP data, with contributions from several members of the SHP team, other researchers in Switzerland and some researchers from abroad. The working title is Continuity and change over the life course. It will be published in 2017.
  • A new article by Nicolas Pekari et Oliver Lipps has just been published. The article analyses the web/incentive experiment in SELECTS 2011: “Sample Representation and Substantive Outcomes Using Web With and Without Incentives Compared to Telephone in an Election Survey.” Journal of Official Statistics 32 (1): 165-186.
    http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jos.2016.32.issue-1/jos-2016-0008/jos-2016-0008.xml?format=INT
  • 18.12.15
    I am happy to announce a new publication by Alexandre, Michèle, Dominique et ex-FORS Caroline Vandenplas. Voici les références:
    Vandenplas, Caroline, Dominique Joye, Michèle Ernst Stähli, and Alexandre Pollien. 2015. “Identifying Pertinent Variables for Nonresponse Follow-Up Surveys. Lessons Learned from 4 Cases in Switzerland.” Survey Research Methods 9(3):141–158.
  • 11.12.15
    Michael Ochsner has published a new article: Ochsner, M., Wolbring, T., & Hug, S. E. (2015). Quality criteria for sociology: What sociologists can learn from the project “developing and testing research quality criteria in the humanities”. Sociologia E Politiche Sociali, 18(2), 90–110. The reference to the article can be found here.
    The latest FORS working paper, written by Valérie-Anne Ryser called Psychometric properties of extra-short Big Five personality measures in multi-topic surveys: Documenting personality traits in the SHP and MOSAiCH can be read here.
  • 20.11.15
    An interesting article by Boris Wernli, Valérie-Anne Ryser and Carmen Borrat-Besson has been published in the November issue of the Swiss Journal of Sociology entitled “Bien être subjectif: l’Impact du départ à la retraite en Suisse”. Vol. 41, Issue 3, July 2015 (pp. 377-399).
  • 30.10.15
    Nice article and portrait in the September issue of Allez Savoir ! on Ursina Kuhn entitled: 50% des suisses changent de parti politique. Enjoy !
  • 09.10.15
    We are happy to announce that Marlène and Ivett have both recently published a paper: Ivett in Population Insights, Issue 1, October 2015 “Between work and (more) children. Parental leave in Central and Eastern Europe”. Population Insights 01_15 and Marlène in LIVES IN, issue 9, p. 6, September 2015 “Under the microscope. Advances in measuring personal and family networks” (Marlène Sapin & Dominique Joye). LIVES IN, September 2015.
  • 09.10.15
    Issue 2 of the new FORS_LIVES_UNIL series Social Change in Switzerland has just come out, along with a press release in the NZZ and Le Temps. Bravo à Ursina Kuhn et Christian Suter for their article “L’évolution des inégalités de revenus en Suisse / Die Entwicklung der Einkommensungleichheit in der Schweiz”.
    Check out the article in French and in German and the media section of the series.
  • 09.10.15
    La plateforme web « DeFacto – plus que des opinions » est maintenant en ligne ! Pensez à soumettre vos commentaires à la rédaction du blog. Elle rend accessibles à un plus large public l’expertise et les résultats de la recherche en science politique et dans d’autres sciences sociales. Divers types de contributions seront publiées sur DeFacto, tels que des versions simplifiées d’articles parus dans des revues scientifiques ou des livres, des résumés de rapports de recherche, ainsi que des analyses et commentaires réalisées exclusivement pour cette plateforme. DeFacto est un projet pilote par le Fonds National Suisse de la recherche scientifique, dans le cadre du programme Agora. Le projet est basé à l’Institut de science politique de l’Université de Zurich et à FORS.

    RÉDACTION

    • Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Gilardi, Institut de science politique, Université de Zurich
    • Prof. Dr. Georg Lutz, FORS et université de Lausanne
    • Dr. Sarah Bütikofer, Institut de science politique, Université de Zurich
    • Pascal Burkhard, Institut de science politique, Université de Zurich
  • 18.09.15
    Check out the interesting trilingual contribution by Alexandra Stam on ch-x in the ch-x activity report 2014/2015 entitled ;”Jeunesse mobile”: tendance ou exception? / “Mobile Jugend”: Tendenz oder Ausnahme? /Gioventù mobile”: tendenza o eccezione? (pp.5-18). Click here to view the article.
  • 04.09.15
    Valérie-Anne participera à l’émission de la Radio Télévision Suisse qui s’appelle les Echo de Vacarme et qui sera diffusée le dimanche 6 septembre entre 9h et 10h. Le site internet de l’émission est le suivant www.rts.ch/vacarme. Et voici l’annonce de l’émission du dimanche: http://www.rts.ch/la-1ere/programmes/vacarme/7021418-vacarme-du-06-09-2015.html .
  • 14.08.15
    I happy to announce that the following paper “Undercoverage and Nonresponse in a List-sampled Telephone Election Survey” by Oliver Lipps, Nicolas Pekari and Caroline Roberts has been published in Survey Research Methods, Journal of the European Survey Research Association, vol. 9 (2), 2015.
  • 07.08.15
    I am happy to announce that the latest special issue of the Swiss Journal of Sociology entitled “Economic Socialization and Financial Practices of Young People” includes an article by Boris Wernli (and Caroline Henchoz) entitled: “Les conséquences financières du départ du foyer parental. Une analyse longitudinale des données du Panel suisse de ménages” in Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Soziologie.” Vol. 41, Issue 2, July 2015 (pp. 311-328).
  • 16.07.15
    Nouvelle série français/allemand Social Change in Switzerland, éditée par FORS, LINES, LIVES, sur l’évolution de la structure sociale en Suisse.
    Nous sommes heureux de vous annoncer la parution du premier article de la série Social Change in Switzerland.
    Transformation des élites en Suisse. Social Change in Switzerland N° 1
    F. Bühlmann, M. Beetschen, T. David, S. Ginalski & A. Mach.

    Lire l’article en ligne
    Lire le dossier de presse et les articles de presse

    Si vous aimeriez soumettre un article, voici quelques directives:
    Les contributions dans la série sont de huit pages (un maximum de 3000 mots, sans tableaux et graphiques).
    Elles incluent un résumé de 150 mots en français et en allemand. Les textes devraient inclure une introduction (qui formule la question et résume l’état des savoirs sur le sujet), un aperçu des données (quelles données de quelles enquêtes), les résultats empiriques (idéalement illustrés à l’aide de quelques graphiques), une conclusion (qui résumé les principaux résultats et leurs implications politiques).Pour plus d’informations, consultez le site web ou Daniel Oesch. Daniel.Oesch@unil.ch
    Les articles suivants sortiront prochainement:
    *Mobilité sociale et inégalité des chances au 20ème siècle en Suisse de  Julie Falcon
    *Der Wahlentscheid der Arbeiter in der Schweiz, 1971-2011 von Line Rennwald und Adrian Zimmermann
    *Die Entwicklung der Einkommensungleichheit in der Schweiz von Ursina Kuhn und Christian Suter.

 

  • 26.06.15
    We are happy to announce a new publication for DARIS (by Eliane and Brian) in collaboration with Oliver. They have used the SHP and data from the Swiss Labour Force Survey. The article is called: LANGUAGE ABILITY AND MOTIVATION AMONG FOREIGNERS IN SURVEY RESPONDING and was published in the Oxford Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology.
    Abstract
    Full Text
    PDF
    Congratulations ! :-)
  • 24.03.15
    We are happy to announce the publication of the following article by Ivett Szalma:
    English version:
    Matysiak, A – Szalma I (2014) Effects of Parental Leave Policies on Second Birth Risks and Women’s Employment Entry. Population-E, 69, 4, pp. 659-698.
    French version:
    Anna Matysiak, Ivett Szalma, Effets des politiques de congé parental sur les deuxièmes naissances et l’emploi des femmes en Hongrie et en Pologne, Population4/2014 (Vol. 69) , p. 659-698
  • 03.03.15
    I am happy to announce that a new working paper has just been published in which Ivett Szalma et al. have used SHP data. Congratulations ! :-)
    Working paper 33(2015). Increasing childlessness in Europe: Time trends and country differences by Anneli Miettinen, Anna Rotkirch, Ivett Szalma, Annalisa Donno, and Maria-Letizia Tanturri. The full text can be viewed by clicking on the following link:
    http://www.familiesandsocieties.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/WP33MiettinenEtAl2015.pdf
  • 20.02.15
    This morning the special issue on ‘Weighting: Practical Issues and ‘How to’ Approach went live on our online journal platform Survey Insights, Methods from the Field. Check out its website at www.surveyinsights.org. The special issue editors are Jean Dumais, Lars Kaczmirek, Stephanie Steinmetz, and Caroline Vandenplas.
  • 10.02.15
    Oliver Lipps has published a new FORS working paper entitled Non-observation bias in an address-register-based CATI/CAPI mixed mode survey. The paper can be downloaded from our FORS website.
  • 30.01.15
    Last week, the SNSF has approved the Agora project where Georg is co-applicant with Fabrizio Gilardi (University of Zurich) . The SNSF contributes financially to the establishment of a new online journal for political science. The platform is designed by our IT team and the first articles are scheduled for August 2015. Contact Georg for more information. Alternatively click here to read a few extracts from the application form.

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