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Update for Scientific Use File of Starting Cohort 6 (Adults) released

12/11/2018

An updated data version 9.0.1 for the NEPS Starting Cohort 6 is now available for scientific use.

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Correction note for current Scientific Use File of Starting Cohort 6 (version 9.0.0)

11/16/2018

Attention: Due to a bug in the Starting Cohort 6 data, the Release Notes have been updated.

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New Scientific Use File of Starting Cohort 6 (Adults) released

10/31/2018

New data for the NEPS Starting Cohort 6 are now available in version 9.0.0 for scientific use.

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Study based on NEPS adult cohort: employees at retirement age only partly work for the sake of money

10/25/2018

In their study, Prof. Dr. Silke Anger, Annette Trahms, and Dr. Christian Westermeier (Institute for Employment Research, IAB, Nuremberg) examined individual characteristics and motives of people who are employed or wish to be employed during retirement. The report uses representative data from the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS) Starting Cohort 6–Adults.

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On the relationship between life course and agency

10/8/2018
Prof. Dr. Marlis Buchmann, Institute of Sociology at the University of Zurich, introduced her research program as part of the Fall School of the Priority Programme 1646, which was held at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi).
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Prof. Dr. Marlis Buchmann gave a presentation on the relationship between life course and agency at the Fall School of the Priority Programme 1646.

Program of the 3rd NEPS Conference online

9/28/2018

The program of the 3rd International NEPS Conference on November 22 ̶ 23, 2018, at LIfBi is now available online on the conference website (subject to change).

New Scientific Use File of Starting Cohort 5 (First-Year Students) released

9/6/2018

New data for the NEPS Starting Cohort 5 are now available in version 11.0.0 for scientific use.

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In mourning for Prof. Dr. Susanne Rässler

8/31/2018
The LIfBi mourns the death of Professor Dr. Susanne Rässler who passed away unexpectedly on August 29, 2018, at the age of 55. The Institute has lost a passionate and exceptional academic who was much loved and respected by all.
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LIfBi Department Head Prof. Dr. Corinna Kleinert appointed to editorial board of journal “Soziale Welt”

8/25/2018
The Head of Department 2 “Educational Decisions and Processes, Migration, Returns to Education” of the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories, Prof. Dr. Corinna Kleinert, has been appointed to the editorial board of the prestigious sociological academic journal “Soziale Welt” as part of its relaunch this spring.
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New Scientific Use File of Starting Cohort 2 (Kindergarten) released

8/20/2018

New data for the NEPS Starting Cohort 2 are now available in version 7.0.0 for scientific use.

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Registration for the 3rd International NEPS Conference now open

7/24/2018

The registration form for this year's international NEPS Conference is now online. Interested researchers are welcome to register there for free participation in the conference.

https://www.neps-data.de/de-de/neps-conference2018/registration.aspx

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Newsletter "LIfBi data No. 3" released

7/16/2018

From now on, the Research Data Center at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (RDC LIfBi) informs in the semi-annual newsletter "LIfBi data" on current and upcoming data releases, user trainings and other events, new features in data and documentation offerings, as well as on relevant services and publications.

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Supplementing the NEPS data documentation with a glossary

7/11/2018

The NEPS Glossary provides information on technical terms from the German education and professional system as well as on specific terms and abbreviations frequently used in the various NEPS starting cohorts.

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Prof. David Kaplan, Ph.D., discusses Bayesian approaches of statistical model evaluation

7/6/2018

As part of LIfBilectures, Professor David Kaplan, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, discussed ways of how to evaluate statistical modelling through predictions with Bayesian approaches in his talk “New Developments in Bayesian Model Averaging”.

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Professor Kaplan gives LIfBi staff an insight into his research.

Initiative “Research in Germany” attending World Congress of the International Sociological Association (ISA) for the first time

7/3/2018
Under the umbrella of “Research in Germany”, the German Research Foundation (DFG) is organizing a joint appearance of various participants of the German research landscape at this years’ ISA World Congress in Toronto, Canada, taking place from July 15 to 21, 2018: funding organizations, six panel studies—among them the National Education Panel Study (NEPS)—, the German Data Forum (RatSWD), as well as numerous researchers and initiatives from different German research institutes.
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Report “Education in Germany 2018” published

6/22/2018

The current report “Education in Germany 2018” was published today on June 22, 2018, and presented to the public by the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Länder in the Federal Republic of Germany (KMK) in Berlin (link to report in German).

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New data offering NEPS-SC6-ADIAB available: Linking survey data from the Starting Cohort Adults with administrative data from the IAB

5/24/2018
With the enrichment of the survey and competence data of the NEPS study participants in the adult cohort with administrative data from the so-called Integrated Employment Biographies of the IAB, a new and innovative data product for scientific analyses is now available to interested researchers.
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Update for Scientific Use File of Starting Cohort 4 (Grade 9) released

5/15/2018
An updated data version 9.1.1 for the NEPS Starting Cohort 4 is now available for scientific use.
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New Scientific Use File of Starting Cohort 1 (Newborns) released

5/8/2018
New data for the NEPS Starting Cohort 1 are now available in version 5.0.0 for scientific use.
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Announcement of the 3rd International NEPS Conference

5/2/2018

On November 22-23, 2018, the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) will host the 3rd International NEPS Conference. Proposals for contributions can be submitted from now on.

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