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Visiting Scholars 2011

Name, First name Institution / Research project City / Country Topic Time period
Scherpenzeel, Annette CentERdata, Tilburg University Tilburg / Netherlands Lecture: "Innovations and New Technologies in Panel Research" 11.12.01.2011
Joshi, Heather


Calderwood, Lisa

Lanoë, Jean-Louis


Guimard, Philippe


Baltzinger, Nathalia


Thoermer, Claudia

Pauen, Sabina
Millenium Cohort Study

Millenium Cohort Study

Etude Longitudinal Francaise depuis l`Enfance

Etude Longitudinal Francaise depuis l`Enfance

Etude Longitudinal Francaise depuis l`Enfance

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Universität Heidelberg
London / UK


London / UK


Paris / France



Paris / France



Paris / France



Munich/ Germany

Heidelberg / Germany
Workshop "Early Childhood Educational Measures: Methods of Data Collection and Instruments in the MCS, ELFE and NEPS" 24.-26.01.2011
Fasang, Anette Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course, Yale University New Haven / USA Lecture: "Parental Social Capital and Educational Attainment" 31.01.-04.02.2011
Rohwer, Götz Ruhr-Universität Bochum Bochum / Deutschland Workshop "Using Sampling Weights for Model Estimation?” 10.02.2011
Willekens, Frans Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute Den Haag / Netherlands Workshop "Multistate Analysis of Life Histories with R" 23.-24.02.2011
Breen, Richard Yale University New Haven / USA Lectures: "Comparing Regression Coefficients Between Models Using Logit and Probit: A New Method", "A Correlation Metric for Cross-Sample Comparisons Using Logit and Probit", "Educational Assortative Mating and Earnings Inequality in the United States" 14.-18.03.2011
Alexandrov, Daniel State University Higher Education - Sankt Petersburg Sankt Petersburg / Russia Planning International Cooperations 22.-23.03.2011
Dronkers, Jaap Maastricht University Maastricht / Netherlands Lectures: "The Effects of Educational Systems, School-Composition, Levels of Curricula, Parental Background and Immigrants´ Origins on Achievement of 15-Year-Old Pupils"; "Effects of School’s Share of Single-Parent Families on Educational Performance in a Cross-Comparative Perspective" 21.-25.03.2011
Esser, Hartmut Universität Mannheim Mannheim / Germany Lectures: "Ethnische Bildungsungleichheit", "Bildungssysteme", "Das Modell der intergenerationalen Integration" 11.-16.04.2011
Tarrés, Anna Household Panel on Inequalities in Catalonia (PaD) Barcelona / Spain Visiting Scholar 26.04.-02.05.2011
Blanco, Emilio El Colegio de México/Centro de Estudios Sociológicos Mexico City / Mexico Lectures: "Social Inequality and Life-Course Transitions in Mexico City" 02.-16.05.2011
Solis, Patricio El Colegio de México/Centro de Estudios Sociológicos Mexico City / Mexico Lecture: "Social Inequality and Life-Course Transitions in Mexico City" 02.05.-10.06.2011
Dunne, Allison Department of Social and Political Sciences/European University Institute (EUI) San Domenico di Fiesole / Italy Lectures: "The Effect of School Composition on Student Achievement Depending on How Countries Sort Students for Instruction" 31.05.-01.06.2011
Rammstedt, Beatrice GESIS / PIAAC Mannheim / Germany Lecture: "Quality Standards and Control in PIAAC" 21.06.-22.06.2011
Barbieri, Paolo Soziologische Fakultät / Trento Universität Trento / Italy Lectures: "Flexible Employment and Welfare State", "Effectively Maintained Inequality. The Italian Case.", "Italy, No Country For Young People", "Career Mobility in Italy" (zusammen mit Stefani Scherer) 01.07.-31.07.2011
Scherer, Stefani Soziologische Fakultät / Trento Universität Trento / Italy Lectures: "More Investment - Less Returns? Payoff of Education in Italy.", "Immigrants in Italian Schools. A New Phenomenon and Some Old Problems.", "Does Precariousness Come in Couples?", "Career Mobility in Italy" (zusammen mit Paolo Barbieri) 01.07.-31.07.2011
Horn, Daniel Institute of Economics / Hungarian Academy of Sciences Budapest / Hungary Lecture: "Early Selection in Hungary - A Possible Cause of High Educational Inequality" 21.09.2011
Raykov, Tenko
Michigan State University
East Lansing / Michigan, USA
Workshop "Multilevel Analysis"
26.-27.09.2011
Tietze, Wolfgang Freie Universität Berlin Berlin, Germany Lectures: "Zum Zusammenhang verschiedener Sprachstandsmaße und ihrer antezedenten Bedingungen bei Kindern im Vorschulalter." und "Konzeption der NUBBEK-Studie unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Erfassung pädagogischer Qualität in familialen und außerfamilialen Betreuungs-/ Bildungssettings von jungen Kindern." 10.-12.10.2011
Elias, Peter

Purcell, Kate
Warwick Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick Warwick / UK Talks about "International Comparison in Access to Higher Education". 10.-12.10.2011
Shavit, Yossi Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv / Israel Lectures: "Cultural Capital and Educational Achievement Among Immigrant and Native Students in Israel.", "Another Look at Persistent Inequality in Educational Attainment." 16.-19.10.2011
Jasso, Guillermina New York University New York City / New York, USA Lecture: "Two Worlds of Inequality" 16.-19.10.2011
Babones, Salvatore Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Sydney Sydney / Australia Lecture: "Trends in Income by Education in the United States and their Implications for Europe" 01.-04.11.2011
Rohwer, Götz Ruhr-Universität-Bochum
Bochum / Germany
Series of lectures "Statistical Methods in Sociological Research of Education":
    • Introduction
    • Descriptive and analytical models
    • Estimating effects with logit models
    • Relationships between explanatory variables
    • Models of educational stages
    • Distribution-dependent causal effects
    • Educational outcomes and transitions
    • Selection between several alternatives
    • Causal interpretations
    • Modeling selection processes
01.11.2011 - 29.02.2012
Dronkers, Jaap Maastricht University Maastricht / Netherlands

Lectures: "Highly Differentiated But Still Not the Same Results. Explaining Differences in Educational Achievement Between Highly Differentiated Educational Systems With General and Vocational Training" and "The Differences Between the Educational Performance of Daughters of Migrants and Native Female Pupils and That of Sons of Migrants and Native Male Pupils in PISA 2009. Origin and Destination Effects"

07.-11.11.2011
Barnett, Steven
National Institute for Early Education Research
New Brunswick / New Jersey, USA
Lectures "Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Perry Preschool Program" and "Effects of Compensatory Education in Preschools."
13.-16.11.2011
Gamoran, Adam
Wisconsin Center for Education Research
Madison / Wisconsin, USA
Lectures "Accountability and Inequality in U.S. Education" and "Causal Effects of Social Capital on Child Outcomes"
13.-18.11.2011
Heckhausen, Jutta
University of California, Irvine
Irvine / California, USA
Planning International Cooperations
16.-18.11.2011
Tippelt, Rudolf


Schmidt-Hertha, Bernhard
LMU München


TU Braunschweig
Munich / Germany

Braunschweig / Germany
Lecture: "Understanding Competencies in
Later Life - Empirical Evidence for Requirements and Competence Profiles"
22.11.2011
Bernardi, Fabrizio
Department of Social and Political Sciences/European University Institute (EUI)
San Domenico di Fiesole / Italy
Lecture: “Compensation and Imperfect Information in Educational Transitions: Do Previous School Results Influence Future Education Choices Depending on the Social Backgrounds of Students?"
29.11.2011
Raykov, Tenko Michigan State University East Lansing / Michigan, USA Workshop "Missing Data" 19.-20.12.2011