Guidelines for Handling the Harmonized Questionnaire—Introduction

  • Jürgen H. P. Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik
  • Uwe Warner
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Population Studies book series (BRIEFSPOPULAT)


This chapter introduces Part III of the book, which presents guidelines for the individual groups participating in international surveys to assist them in handling the socioeconomic questions in the common questionnaire. The groups in question are the central project coordinators, the national research teams, the national fieldwork agencies and their interviewers, the respondents, and the data processing units. The present chapter provides an overview of the specific tasks and responsibilities of these groups and thus prepares the ground for the subsequent chapters.


Guidelines for harmonization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Political ScienceJustus Liebig University GiessenGiessenGermany
  2. 2.Methodenzentrum SozialwissenschaftenGeorg-August-Universität GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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