New data release: EVS 2008 Integrated Dataset

(ZA4800 Scientific Use File: v4-0-0, doi:10.4232/1.12458; ZA4799 Restricted Use File: v1-0-0, doi:10.4232/1.12483)

An updated version of the EVS 2008 Integrated Dataset including data and documentation of 46 countries/regions is now available. To download data and documentation, please go to GESIS Data Catalogue. An overview of the most important changes to the data can be found in the Variable Report 2016/2 and by selecting section ‘Errata & Versions' in the GESIS Data Catalogue.

For more information, please also visit the EVS web page Survey 2008.

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