Unemployment and Re-employment in the Course of Time after 1990 (1st Wave of the Course of Employment Panel)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Projektgruppe "Chancen, Konflikte, Potentiale beim sozialen Wandel" bei KAI e. V., Berlin
Publication Date
  • Projektgruppe "Chancen, Konflikte, Potentiale beim sozialen Wandel" bei KAI e. V., Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Unemployment
    • In-job training
    • Employment
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Family life and marriage
  • Abstract

    Analysis of the course of hiring, value and conduct structures in connection with changes in employment status of respondents. Coping with unemployment and re-employment in the context of family and partner situation. Topics: Importance of selected areas of life such as work, family, friends, income, housing, occupation, politics, leisure time, religion, travel, environment, social security, sexuality; need for qualification in order to be successful in the job market; financing voluntary further education; benefit of further education; satisfaction with selected areas of life before the "turning point" (scale); current satisfaction (scale); hopes and fears; importance of a higher standard of living, co-determination, economic growth, differences in income, community spirit, public supervision, affluence thinking, the struggle against environmental pollution, technical progress, fight against unemployment, tolerance in contact with others, public safety; general attitude to life; reasons to go to work; current financial situation; possibilities to face unemployment; primary causes for unemployment; change of relation to partner, children and parents in recent time and reasons for this; future plans, prospects for the future and activities in the areas occupation, family, leisure time, personal development, political and social activities, standard of living; party sympathies; general contentment with life; number and ages of children in household; employment of members of household; composition of household income; employment, ABM {work program}, retraining, short time work and unemployment in the last 12 months. Supplemental form for employed: frequency and length of earlier unemployment; terms of employment; working hours; job security; place of work; the route to work; changes of the route to work in recent time. Supplemental form for unemployed: frequency and length of unemployment; type of dissolution of earlier employment; time expended on search for work; number of applications; reasons for non-reemployment up to now; job possibilities in other regions; prospects of finding a suitable position; preferred way to search for work; offers of the employment office; conditions for acceptance of a new job; psycho-social condition since unemployment; speaking about unemployment; support of partner in dealing with the situation; reasons to go to work; importance of rapidly finding work; participation in retraining; length of education measure; receipt of support. Supplemental form for partners.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1992-05 / 1992-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Brandenburg (DE-BB)
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
    Berlin (east)
Sampled Universe
Sample of unemployed and participants in further education and retraining based on data of June 1993 of all employment office areas. Additionally partners and a comparison group of employed were interviewed.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1486
    Number of Variables: 261
Further studies on "Unemployment and Re-Employment in the Course of Time after 1990" archived under ZA Study Nos. 6660, 6661, 6662.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6306 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Erhardt, G.; Hahn, T.: Verläufe und Verarbeitungsformen von Arbeitslosigkeit. Ergebnisse einer Paneluntersuchung in Ostberlin. In: Mitteilungen der Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung. 26.Jg.(1993)1.
  • Schön, G.: Methodische Grundsatzüberlegungen, Durchführung und tabellarische Darstellung der Untersuchung. Teilbericht zu Ergebnissen eines 1990 begonnenen Arbeitslosenpanels und der ersten Welle eines Erwerbsverlaufspanels (unveröffentlicht). Berlin 1993. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2005.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22