GESIS Online Panel Pilot: Education and employment (survey 2)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kaczmirek, Lars (GESIS Mannheim)
  • Bandilla, Wolfgang (GESIS Mannheim)
  • Schaurer, Ines (GESIS Mannheim)
  • Struminskaya, Bella (GESIS Mannheim)
Other Title
  • Deutschlandstudie (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
  • GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Unemployment
    • Employment
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
gainful occupation; working conditions; income; on-the-job safety; professional qualification; Work motivation
  • Abstract

    Work and education. This study number comprises the data collected during the so called main studies. The main studies represent three surveys which have partially been used for methodic experiments. The questions are identical in every survey except for the described differences. Topics: questions concerning work and career (scale: security, income, reputation, self-determination, career, responsibility, contacts, usefulness). Demographie: highest school and training qualification; questions concerning current occupation; work motivation; afraid of job change or unemployment; questions concerning unemployment; success factors; prior participation in online surveys (not asked in main study 1); questions concerning the dwelling place (not asked in main study 1); household size; household´s availability by telephone (land line and mobile); own and household´s net income; job commitment; trust in other people (not asked in main study 1); life satisfaction (not asked in main study 1); self-reported diligence in answering the questionnaire (not asked in main study 1); evaluation of the survey (interesting, rich in variety, important for sciences, long, difficult, too personal); interruption of the survey; personal remarks about the survey. Additionally encoded: amount of the respondent´s incentive.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2011-04-20 / 2011-11-30
  • 2011-08-24 / 2012-02-07
  • 2011-08-31 / 2012-02-22
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
German-speaking population aged 18 and older using the Internet for private purposes.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Telephone sampling with online follow-up surveys: Respondents willing to participate subsequent to a prior telephone interview and who provided an e-mail address (Dual-Frame Gabler/Häder procedure, last-birthday method, mobile and landline sample)
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Panel
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Computer-assisted (CASI)
  • Online survey with standardized questionnaire
Survey unit: adults; companies### Main study 1 and main study 2 were conducted by GESIS. The respondents of main study 3 were recruited via CATI by an external fieldwork agency. Under certain conditions, the CATI was not carried out entirely but in a shortened version of the interview. In those cases the essential questions were posed in the online surveys afterwards.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5583 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Struminskaya, Bella; Kaczmirek, Lars; Schaurer, Ines; Bandilla, Wolfgang; Gabler, Siegfried; Häder, Sabine (2011): Identifying non-working numbers in cell phone RDD samples via HLR-Lookup technology: reduced survey costs and higher precision in response rate calculation. In: Survey Practice, August

Update Metadata: 2021-05-06 | Issue Number: 22 | Registration Date: 2014-06-26