Data and Documentation - Survey 1981
Free of charge data and documentation download is provided by the GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences in Cologne. For information on how to download EVS data, see Where to get the data.
Documentation related to the Integrated Dataset
Study description: Information on the data, including notes about Version History & Errata.
Variable Report: combines variable descriptions of the Integrated Dataset with question texts of the English Master Questionnaire and Show cards.
Master questionnaire: EVS questionnaire including Show cards.
Documentation related to the national datasets
Participating countries and country-information: Field questionnaires and additional information on data collection period and sample size are provided. For an overview of all participating countries, click here.
Online variable information for all EVS waves 1981-2008
Online variable overview allows for comparisons of trend variables of all EVS waves. In addition, comparisons of original question texts across the waves 1999/2000 and 2008 are supported.
Question text retrieval allows for full-text searches in the English Master Questionnaire and in variable reports (partly bilingual) of both integrated and national datasets.
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Recent Article based on EVS data
Frangi, L., Koos, S., & Hadziabdic, S. (2017). In Unions We Trust! Analysing Confidence in Unions across Europe. British Journal of Industrial Relations. ** Abstract Public institutions and trade unions in particular are often portrayed as facing a deep crisis. In order to better understand to what…click for more details