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Perceptions of Society’s Necessary Standard of Living: Are Perceptions Determined by What People Have, or Do They Reflect a Social Consensus?

Gutfleisch, T. and H.-J. Andreß (2020). Social Indicators Research.

Choosing priors in Bayesian measurement invariance modeling: A Monte Carlo simulation study

Pokropek, A., P. Schmidt and E. Davidov (2020). Structural Equation Modeling.

Educational inequalities in health after work exit: the role of work characteristics

De Breij, Sascha; Yogachandiran Qvist, Jeevitha; Holman, Daniel; Mäcken, Jana; Seitsamo, Jorma; Huisman, Martijn; Deeg,...

Grandparents’ Relationship to Grandchildren in the Transition to Adulthood

Martin Wetzel and Karsten Hank (2020). Journal of Family Issues.

Housing Affordability, Housing Tenure Status and Household Density: Are Housing Characteristics Associated with Union Dissolution?

Sandra Krapf and Michael Wagner (2020). European Journal of Population.

In Search of the Healthy Immigrant Effect in Four West European Countries

Dina Maskileyson, Moshe Semyonov, Eldad Davidov (2019). Social Inclusion.

General Trust in a Changing Society: The Development of Interpersonal Trust between 1978 and 2013 in Japan.

Jagodzinski, Wolfgang, Hermann Dülmer, Yusuke Inagaki, and Tadahiko Maeda (2019). Bulletin of Data Analysis of Japanese...

Economic conditions and native-immigrant asymmetries in generalized social trust

Ziller, C., Heizmann, B. (2019). Social Science Research.

Brain-Computer Interfaces and Personhood: Interdisciplinary Deliberations on Neural Technology. Journal of Neural Engineering.

Sample, M., Aunos, M., Blain-Moraes, S., Bublitz, C., Chandler, J., Falke, T., Friederich, O., Groetzinger, D., Jox,...

Ehestabilität in Deutschland. Historische Trends und Scheidungsrisiken.

Wagner, M. (2019). Psychotherapeut.

More than a Sorting Machine: Ethnic Boundary Making in a Stratified School System.

Kruse, Hanno and Clemens Kroneberg (2019). American Journal of Sociology 125(2): 431-484.

Non-Religious Identities and Life Satisfaction: Questioning the Universality of a Linear Link between Religiosity and Well-Being.

Pöhls, K., Fetchenhauer, D., Schlösser, T. (2019). Journal of Happiness Studies.

Individual attitudes toward deviant behavior and perceived attitudes of friends: Self-stereotyping and social projection in adolescence and emerging adulthood.

Seddig, D. (2019). Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

Social Origin, Field of Study, and Graduates’ Career Progression: Does Social Inequality Vary Across Different Fields?

Marita Jacob and Markus Klein (2019). British Journal of Sociology.

Using cultural and structural indicators to explain measurement noninvariance in gender role attitudes with multilevel structural equation modeling.

Seddig, D., & Lomazzi, V. (2019). Social Science Research.

Cross-National Comparative Research.

Andreß, H.-J., Fetchenhauer, D., and Meulemann, H. (2019). Sonderheft der KZfSS Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und...

Cross-National Comparative Research—Analytical Strategies, Results, and Explanations.

Andreß, H.-J., Fetchenhauer, D., and Meulemann, H. (2019). KZfSS Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und...

The Factorial Survey: The Impact of the Presentation Format of Vignettes on Answer Behavior and Processing Time.

Shamon , H., Dülmer, H. and Giza, A. (2019). Sociological Methods & Research, available online 25 June 2019.

Delinquency among majority and minority youths in Cologne, Mannheim and Brussels: the role of religion

Carol, S., Peez, F. and Wagner, M. (2019). Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, available online 14 June 2019.

The Social Stratification of Choice in the Transition to Adulthood

Billari, F.C., Hiekel, N. and Liefbroer, A.C. (2019). European Sociological Review, available online 01 June 2019.

Personality traits and public support of minority rights

Ziller, C. and Berning C.C. (2019). Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, available online 24 May 2019.

Who is Willing to Share the Burden? Attitudes Towards the Allocation of Asylum Seekers in Comparative Perspective

Heizmann, B. and Ziller, C. (2019). Social Forces, available online 22 May 2019.

Multilevel Models for the Analysis of Comparative Survey Data: Common Problems and Some Solutions

Schmidt-Catran, A.W., Fairbrother, M. and Andreß, H.J. (2019). Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie,...

Level and change in economic, social, and personal resources for people retiring from paid work and other labour market statuses

Wetzel, M., Bowen, C.E. and Huxhold, O. (2019). European Journal of Ageing, available online 11 May 2019.

Natives’ and Immigrants’ Gender Preferences for Children in Germany

Carol, S. and Hank, K. (2019). European Journal of Population, available online 14 May 2019.

Policy Effects on Political Engagement

Ziller, C. (2019). Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, available online 08 May 2019.

How to obtain comparable measures for cross-national comparisons

Cieciuch, J., Davidov, E., Schmidt, P., and Algesheimer, R. (2019). Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und...

Health trajectories of immigrants in the United States: Does income inequality of country of origin matter?

Maskileyson, D. (2019). Social Science and Medicine. Vol 230, pp. 246-255.

Stability and Change in Intergenerational Family Relations Across Two Decades: Findings From the German Ageing Survey, 1996–2014

Hank, K., Klaus, D., Mahne, K. & Steinbach, A. (2019)

Families and Their Institutional Contexts: the Role of Family Policies and Legal Regulations

Hank, K., Steinbach, A. (2019)

Direct and indirect predictors of opposition to immigration in Europe: Individual values, cultural values, and symbolic threat. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Davidov, E., Seddig, D., Gorodzeisky, A., Raijman, R., Schmidt, P., & Semyonov, M. (2019)

Deciphering Moral Intuition: How Agents, Deeds, and Con-sequences Influence Moral Judgment.

Dubljevic, V, Sattler, S., Racine, É. (2018) PLOS One 13: e0204631

Behavioral signatures of values in everyday behavior in retrospective and real-time self-reports.

Skimina, E., J. Cieciuch, S.H. Schwartz, E. Davidov and R. Algesheimer (2019). Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 281.

Testing the circular structure and importance hierarchy of value states in real-time behaviors.

Skimina, E., J. Cieciuch, S.H. Schwartz, E. Davidov and R. Algesheimer (2018). Journal of Research in Personality, 74,...

Vom „Stasi-Knast“ in den „goldenen Westen“? Ost-West-Binnenmigration ehemaliger politischer Häftlinge der DDR.

Gürtzgen, N. Hank, K. (2018). Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie.

Alternsforschung. Handbuch für Wissenschaft und Praxis.

Hank, K., Schulz-Nieswandt, F., Wagner, M., Zank, S. (Hrsg.) (2019). Nomos, Baden-Baden.

Work stress among older employees in Germany: Effects on health and retirement age.

Mäcken, J. (2019). PLOS ONE, avaliable online 04 February 2019.

The transition from living apart together to a coresidential partnership.

Wagner, M., Mulder, C.H. , Weiß, B. and S. Krapf (2019). Advances in Life Course Research, available online 2 January...

Inequality of Educational Opportunity in East and West Germany: Convergence or Continued Differences?

Klein Markus, Katherin Barg and Michael Kühhirt (2019) in Sociological Science

Running out of time? Understanding the consequences of the biological clock for the dynamics of fertility intentions and union formation.

Wagner, M., Huinink, J., and A.C. Liefbroer (2019). Demographic Research, available online 10 January 2019.

The Impact of Modernisation and Culture on Morality and Moral Change in Europe: From Universalism to Contextualism

Dülmer, H. (2018). The Aoyama Journal of Global Studies and Collaboration, 3, 81-107.

Immigration, social trust, and the moderating role of value contexts

Ziller, C., Wright, M., and Hewstone, M. (2018). Social Science Research, available online 10 December 2018.

Multiple Regression mit voneinander abhängigen Beobachtungen: Random-Effects und Fixed-Effects

Ziller, C. (2018). In: Wagemann C., Goerres A., Siewert M. (eds) Handbuch Methoden der Polititkwissenschaft. Springer...

Regional Sex Ratio and the Dissolution of Relationships in Germany.

Obersneider, M., Janssen, J.-C. and M. Wagner (2018). European Journal of Population, available online 28 November 2018.

Love. Break up. Repeat: The prevalence and stability of serial cohabitation among West German women and men born in the early 1970s.

Hiekel, N. and B. E. Fulda (2018). Demographic Research, 39, 855-870.

Anwendungen der Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologie und die Mediatisierung sozialer Inklusion.

Ferger, E. (2018). In: Burchardt, A. und Uszkoreit, H. (Eds.), IT für soziale Inklusion.

Digitalisierung - Künstliche...

Same-sex relationship experiences and expectations regarding partnership and parenthood.

Hank, K. and M. Wetzel (2018). Demographic Research, 39, 701-718.

Non-response in surveys of very old people.

Wagner, M., Kuppler, M., Rietz, C. and R. Kaspar (2018). European Journal of Ageing, available online 3 September 2018.

Intergenerational solidarity and intragenerational relations between adult siblings.

Hank, K. and A. Steinbach (2018). Social Science Research, available online 9 August 2018.

Marital Status, Partnership and Health Behaviour: Findings from the German Ageing Survey (DEAS).

Hilz, R. and M. Wagner (2018). Comparative Population Studies, 43, 65-98.

Modeling multiple-country repeated cross-sections: A societal growth curve model for studying the effect of the economic crisis on perceived ethnic threat.

Meuleman, B., E. Davidov and J. Billiet (2018). methods, data, analyses, 12(2), 185-210.

The relation between ethnic threat and economic insecurity in times of economic crisis: Analysing data from the European Social Survey.

Billiet, J., B. Meuleman and E. Davidov (2018). In Sztabiński, F., H. Domański and P.B. Sztabiński (Eds.), New...

Comparative survey analysis: Models, techniques, and applications.

Special issue in: methods, data, analyses, 12(2). Edited by Meuleman, B., Davidov, E., & Seddig. D. (2018).

Full-, Half-, and Step-Sibling Relations in Young and Middle Adulthood

Anja Steinbach, Karsten Hank (2018) in Journal of Family Issues


Werte und abweichendes Verhalten

Pöge, A., & Seddig, D. (2018). In D. Hermann & A. Pöge (Eds.), Kriminalsoziologie. Handbuch für Wissenschaft und Praxis...

Approximate measurement invariance and longitudinal confirmatory factor analysis: concept and application with panel data.

Seddig, D. & Leitgöb, H. (2018). Survey Research Methods, 12(1), 29-41. doi:10.18148/srm/2018.v12i1.7210

Values, attitudes toward interpersonal violence, and interpersonal violent behavior.

Seddig, D. & Davidov, E. (2018). Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 604. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00604

Comparative survey analysis: Comparability and equivalence of measures.

Special issue in: methods, data, analyses, 12(1). Edited by Meuleman, B., Davidov, E., & Seddig. D. (2018).

Exact and Bayesian approximate measurement invariance

Seddig, D. & Leitgöb, H. (2018). In E. Davidov, P. Schmidt, & J. Billiet, Cross Cultural Analysis: Methods and...

Maternity Leave and Mothers' Long-Term Sickness Absence: Evidence from West-Germany

Guertzgen, Nicole and Karsten Hank (2018). In Demography

Cross-cultural analysis: Methods and applications. Second edition (2018)

Edited by Davidov, E., P. Schmidt, J. Billiet and B. Meuleman.

Taking Lemons for a Trial Run: Does Type of Job Exit Affect the Risk of Entering Fixed-Term Employment in Germany?

Biegert, Thomas and Michael Kühhirt (2018) in European Sociological Review

Quality of life of the very old. Survey on quality of life and subjective well-being of the very old in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW80+)

Wagner, Michael, Christian Rietz, Roman Kaspar, Anna Janhsen, Luise Geithner, Michael Neise, Carolin Kinne-Wall,...

Long-term Health Consequences of Adverse Labor Market Conditions at Time of Leaving Education. Evidence from West German Panel Data

Lersch, Philipp M., Marita Jacob, and Karsten Hank (2018).

In Journal of Health and Social Behavior

Women’s decisions to stay in or leave an abusive relationship: Results from a longitudinal study in Bolivia. Violence Against Women, 1-19.

Heim, E., Ajzen, I., Schmidt, P., & Seddig, D. (2017). doi:10.1177/1077801217741993

Free Will and the Brain Disease Model of Addiction: The Not So Seductive Allure of Neuroscience and Its Modest Impact on the Attribution of Free Will to People with an Addiction

Racine, É., Sattler, S., Escande, A. (2017) In: Frontiers in Psychology 8: 1850

Information and Communication Technology Applications and the Mediatization of Social Inclusion

Ferger, Edwin (2017) In: Postmodernism Problems. Volume 7, Number 3. (Electronic Issue)

Exploration and explanation of self-reported delinquency trajectories in the Crimoc study

Seddig, D. & Reinecke, J. (2017) in the Crimoc study. In A. Blokland, V. van der Geest (Eds.), The Routledge...

Beeinflussen Sanktionsrisikoeinschätzungen das delinquente Handeln junger Menschen oder ist es umgekehrt?

Seddig, D., Hirtenlehner, H., & Reinecke, J. (2017) in Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 69(2),...

Attitudes toward immigrants in European societies (2017).

Davidov, E and M. Semyonov. International Journal of Comparative Sociology 58: 359-366.

Host or hostile? Attitudes towards asylum seekers in Israel and in Denmark (2017).

Hercowitz-Amir, A., R. Raijman and E. Davidov. International Journal of Comparative Sociology 58 (5): 416-439.

Testing Measurement Invariance for a Second-Order Factor: A Cross-National Test of the Alienation Scale (2018).

Rudnev, M., E. Lytkina, E. Davidov, P. Schmidt and A. Zick. Methods, data, analyses 12 (1): 47-76.

Intergenerational transmission of parent-child relationship quality: Evidence from a multi-actor survey

K. Hank, V. Salzburger & M. Silverstein (2017): Social Science Research, 67, 129-137

Equal Treatment Regulations and Ethnic Minority Social Trust

Ziller, Conrad (2017) in European Sociological Review 33 (4): 563-575.

On race, ethnicity and on the economic cost of immigration

Maskileyson, Dina; Semyonov, Moshe (2017) in Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Vol. 50, p. 19-28.

Public Stigma towards People with Drug Addiction: A Factorial Survey.

Sattler, Sebastian, Escande, Alice, Racine, Éric, Göritz, Anja (2017) in Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 78:...

Moving in or Breaking Up? The Role of Distance in the Development of Romantic Relationships.

Krapf, S. (2017) in European Journal of Population.

Early Maternal Employment and Children's Vocabulary and Inductive Reasoning Ability: A Dynamic Approach

Klein, M., Kühhirt, M. (2017) in Child Development.

Testing for Approximate Measurement Invariance of Human Values in the European Social Survey.

Cieciuch, Jan, Eldad Davidov, Rene Algesheimer, and Peter Schmidt (2017) in Sociological Methods and Research (online...

Parenthood, Gender, and Personal Wealth.


Lersch, P. M., Jacob, M., & Hank, K. (2017), in European Sociological Review.

The dynamic relations between economic conditions and anti-immigrant sentiment: A natural experiment in times of the European economic crisis.

Kuntz, Anabel, Eldad Davidov and Moshe Semyonov (2017) in International Journal of Comparative Sociology 58 (5):...

Fertility by Birth Order among the Descendants of Immigrants in Selected European Countries.

Kulu, H., Hannemann, T., Pailhé, A., Neels, K., Krapf, S., González-Ferrer, A., Andersson, G. (2017) in Population and...

Erhart Kästner (1904-1974). Griechenlandsehnsucht und Zivilisationskritik im Kontext der ,,konservativen Revolution".

Schulz-Nieswandt, F. (2017) in transcript Verlag.

Explaining Measurement Nonequivalence Using Multilevel Structural Equation Modeling: The Case of Attitudes Toward Citizenship Rights

Davidov, Eldad, Hermann Dülmer, Jan Cieciuch, Anabel Kuntz, Daniel Seddig und Peter Schmidt (2016) in Sociological...

"Wie wirken "Subkulturen der Gewalt"? Das Zusammenspiel von Internalisierung und Verbreitung gewaltlegitimierender Normen in der Erklärung von Jugendgewalt."

Beier, Harald. 2016 in Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 68:457-485.

Cognitive Enhancement in Healthy Children Will Not Close the Achievement Gap in Education

Sebastian Sattler, Ilina Singh (2016)

The Moral Economy of Intergenerational Redistribution in an Ageing Society: A Qualitative Analysis of Young Adults' Beliefs in the United States

Katrin Prinzen (2016)

Attitudes Toward Intergenerational Redistribution in the Welfare State

Katrin Prinzen (2015)

Who likes to learn new things: measuring adult motivation to learn with PIAAC data from 21 countries

Julia Gorges, Débora B. Maehler, Tobias Koch and Judith Offerhaus (2016)

The shadow of future homeownership: the association of wanting to move into homeownership with labour supply

Lersch, Philipp M. & Uunk, Wilfred (2016)

Out of society? Retirement affects perceived social exclusion in Germany

Wetzel, Martin, Mahne, Katharina (2016)

The Problems of Assessing Transnational Mobility: Identifying Latent Groups of Immigrants in Germany Using Factor Mixture Analysis

Riedel, Sascha (2016)

Values, Economic Crisis and Democracy

Voicu, Malina, Ingvill C. Mochmann und Hermann Dülmer (Hrsg., 2016)

Associations between the Big Five Personality Traits and the Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs for Cognitive Enhancement

Sattler, Sebastian, Schunck, Reinhard (2015)

Family Migration and Subsequent Employment. The Effect of Gender Ideology.

Lersch, Philipp M. (2015)

The use frequency of 10 different methods for preventing and detecting academic dishonesty and the factors influencing their use

Sattler, Sebastian, Wiegel, Constantin, van Veen, Floris (2015)

Spatial Mobility, Family Dynamics, and Housing Transitions

Michael Wagner & Clara H. Mulder (2015)

A Free Audio-CASI Module for LimeSurvey

Harald Beier and Sonja Schulz (2015)

Gewalt im Jugendstrafvollzug

André Ernst (2015)

Gay and Lesbian Adults' Relationship With Parents in Germany

Karsten Hank and Veronika Salzburger (2015)

Response Effects of Prenotification, Prepaid Cash, Prepaid Vouchers, and Postpaid Vouchers. An Experimental Comparison.

van Veen, Sattler and Göritz (2015)

The Factorial Survey: Design Selection and its Impact on Reliability and Internal Validity

Hermann Dülmer (2015)

Disziplinarmaßnahmen im Jugendstrafvollzug - Ergebnisse einer Länderbefragung sowie eines längsschnittlichen Projektes zum Jugendstrafvollzug in Nordrhein-Westfalen und Thüringen

Bachmann und Ernst (2015)

Work-related stress and cognitive enhancement among university teachers

Wiegel, Sattler, Göritz and Diewald (2015)

Exploring Increasing Divorce Rates in West Germany: Can We Explain the Iron Low of Increasing Marriage Instability?

Wagner, Schmid and Weiß (2015)

Social Networks, Social Cohesion, and Later-Life Health

Deindl, Brandt and Hank (2015)

The Impact of Social Origin on Graduates' Early Occupational Destinations - An Anglo-German Comparison

Jacob, Klein and Iannelli (2015)

Marriage, Gender, and Class: The Effects of Partner Resources on Unemployment Exit in Germany

Jacob and Kleinert (2014)

The Impact of Social Origin on Graduates' Early Occupational Destinations - An Anglo-German Comparison

Jacob, Klein and Iannelli (2015)

Marriage, Gender, and Class: The Effects of Partner Resources on Unemployment Exit in Germany

Jacob and Kleinert (2014)

The Interrelation of Immigrants’ Interethnic Ties and Socioeconomic Status in Germany. An Autoregressive Panel Analysis

Riedel (2015)

Between mechanism talk and mechanism cult: New emphases in explanatory sociology and empirical research

Kalter, Frank and Kroneberg (2014)


Dülmer (2014)

Is My Income Fair? The Relevance of the Reference Income, Income Distribution and Social Position for Justice Sentiments

Shamon (2014)

Intergenerational transmission of Homeownership in Europe. Revisiting the socialisation hypothesis.

Lersch and Luijkx (2015)

Raising the Question on ‘Who Should Get What?’ Again: On the Importance of Ideal and Existential Standards

Shamon and Dülmer (2014)

Die Pluralisierung der Lebensformen - Ein fortlaufender Trend? The Pluralisation of Living Arrangements - A Continuous Trend?

Wagner and Valdes Cifuentes (2014)

Die Sicht der Bürgerinnen und Bürger auf Sozialstaat und Generationenverhältnisse in einer alternden Gesellschaft. Eine Analyse von Gruppendiskussionen

Goerres and Prinzen (2014)

Intergenerational Ambivalence: New Perspectives on Intergenerational Relationships in the German Welfare State

Prinzen (2014)

Incentives and Inhibitors of Abusing Academic Positions: Analysing University Students’ Decisions about Bribing Academic Staff

Sattler, Graeff, Mehlkop and Sauer (2014)

Grandparents Caring for Grandchildren in China and Korea: Findings from CHARLS and KLoSA

Ko and Hank (2014)

Neue Sozialstrukturanalyse

Erlinghagen und Hank (2013)

Language Boundaries and the Subjective Well-Being of Immigrants in Europe

Beier und Kroneberg (2013)

Heirat und Familiengründung bei Deutschen und türkischstämmigen Personen in Deutschland

Valdés Cifuentes, Wagner und Naderi (2013)

Peer effects in offending behaviour across contexts

Beier (2013)

Parenthood and retirement: Gender, cohort, and welfare regime differences

Hank and Korbmacher (2013)

Central Welfare Office of the Jews in Germany

Klöckner (2013)

The Impact of Labor Market Policies on Natives’ Opinions about Immigrants

Careja und Andreß (2013)

Do Parties "Playing the Race Card" Undermine Natives' Support for Redistribution?

Schmidt und Spies (2013)

Beim Berufseinstieg wirkt sich soziale Herkunft nicht mehr aus

Jacob und Klein (2013)

Zusammenhang zwischen Wohlfahrtsstaat und intergenerationalen Transfers

Brandt und Deindl (2013)

Die Bedeutung des kulturellen Kapitals für Freundschaften unter Schülern

Kramer und Wagner (2012)

Standardisierte Messung von Einstellungen zum Sozialstaat

Goerres und Prinzen (2012)

Lebensbedingungen in der Kindheit, soziale Ungleichheit und „erfolgreiches“ Altern

Deindl, Hank und Brandt (2012)