Thursday, 17 May 2012

DwB Training Course: Working with data from official statistics in Europe, particularly the European Labour Force Survey

The Data without Boundaries project is organising its first training course which will be hosted by GESIS, Mannheim, Germany, between 18 July 2012 and 20 July 2012.

As well as highlighting the legal and administrative aspects of data access, the course will demonstrate the possibilities of the EU-LFS in a hands-on computer session which will explore the potential for both international as well as longitudinal analysis. A basic understanding of multivariate statistical methods and SPSS/Stata will be required.

The course will consist of three parts:
- Part I: Overview of European Data from Official Statistics
- Part II: The EU-LFS: Content, Documentation, Data Structure, Analysis
- Part III: Accessing Confidential National Microdata

There is no attendance fee to the course, but participants will have to cover their own expences for travel and accomodation.

Interested post-graduate and senior researchers should send a short application letter (max. 500 words) explaining their motivation to

Deadline for application: 15 June 2012.

For further information on the course:

Announcement of DwB course (pdf, 107 Ko):

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