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Work with administrative data on a micro-level is becoming evermore important in the field of environmental economics. Such data enable diverse research questions to be addressed, concerning not only the ex-post evaluation of various environmental and energy policies but also the analysis of drivers of productivity growth and energy efficiency.
The GESIS Methodenseminar is aimed at graduate students in the social sciences and humanities as well as related fields. It consists of five courses, three in German, two in English - all are research based and teach practically relevant skills. The basic module and advanced modules I and II (Basismodul, Aufbaumodul I, and Aufbaumodul II) are held in German and teach basic knowledge and skills on how to analyze quantitative, scientific data.
pairfam is a representative panel study focused on close relationships and the family in Germany. It provides large, longitudinal data sets available to interested researchers. For more details, please see www.pairfam.de. The conference will focus on innovative methods for panel data collection, innovative methods for panel data analysis, and innovative family reserach designs. The program will feature a number of keynote lectures.
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The 11th RDA Plenary Meeting will take place from the 21st to the 23rd March 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Under the theme "From Data to Knowledge", the Plenary meeting welcomes the participation of all data scientists, experts and practitioners engaged in the advancement of data-driven science and economy.