East German Life Courses After Unification (Life History Study LV Ost 71)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Mayer, Karl U. (Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin)
Publication Date
  • infas-Sozialforschung, Bonn (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour and employment
    • Education
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Social stratification and groupings
    • Family life and marriage
    • Social and occupational mobility
    • Income, property and investment/saving
    • Housing
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
social background; housing conditions; school career; course of education; advanced vocational education; job history; employment history; personality traits; social relations; family; financial situation; New Federal States
Temporal Coverage
  • 1996-05 / 1997-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
    Berlin (East)
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
  • Brandenburg (DE-BB)
  • Saxony-Anhalt (DE-ST)
  • Thuringia (DE-TH)
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
Probability: Simple random
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Panel
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: CAPI/CAMI
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 613
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3926 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • http://www.mpib-berlin.mpg.de/de/forschung/bag/projekte/lebensverlaufss tudie/lv_ost71.htm Matthes, Britta; Lichtwardt, Beate; Mayer, Karl Ulrich (Hrsg.): Dokumentationshandbuch Ostdeutsche Lebensverläufe im Transformationsprozess. Berlin:2004.
  • Mayer, Karl Ulrich: Annäherungen an den Geburtsjahrgang 1971. In: Beckers, Tilo; Birkelbach, Klaus; Hagenah, Jörg; Rosar, Ulrich (Hrsg.): Komparative empirische Sozialforschung. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010, S. 65-90

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22