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Education, Training, and Occupation: Life Courses of the 1964 and 1971 Birth Cohorts in West Germany (Life History Study LV-West 64/71)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Mayer, Karl U. (Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin)
  • Kleinhenz, Gerhard (Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung, IAB, Nürnberg)
Publication Date
  • infas-Sozialforschung, Bonn (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour and employment
    • Education
    • Family life and marriage
    • Social and occupational mobility
    • Specific social services: use and provision
    • Income, property and investment/saving
    • Housing
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
course of training; job history; social background; residential behavior; employment history; family; course of education; advanced vocational education
Temporal Coverage
  • 1998-06 / 1999-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Probability: Stratified
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: CAPI/CAMI
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2909
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3927 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • tudie/lv_west6471.htm Hillmert, Steffen; Künster, Ralf; Spengemann, Petra; Mayer, Karl Ulrich: Projekt "Ausbildungs-und Berufsverläufe der Geburtskohorten 1964 und 1971 in Westdeutschland". Dokumentation. 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: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Mayer, Karl U.; Kleinhenz, Gerhard (2004): Ausbildungs- und Berufsverläufe der Geburtskohorten 1964 und 1971 in Westdeutschland (Lebensverlaufsstudie LV-West 64/71). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.