Workshop "Integrating European Census Microdata - II"

Paris, 7th-10th June 2006

Organized by Minnesota Population center, Centre Population et Developpement (CEPED), Institut National d'Études Démographiques and Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics P>

Workshop Goals

  • Assemble microdata and documentation for each census and country.
    • a) Table 1 is to be used to as a shipping record of microdata and documentation entrusted to the project.
    • b) Table 2 describes, for each country, the censuses to be harmonized and the corresponding microdata to be entrusted to the project.
    • c) Table 3 lists the variables available in each census.
  • Report on the census microdata available to the project and briefly discuss major harmonization issues for each country, census-by-census, question-by-question, concept-by-concept, code-by-code. For an example please see:
  • Discuss methodologies and procedures of the IPUMS project.
  • Address questions and concerns regarding any aspects of the project. promote IECM database

Agenda and Presentations

Wednesday, June 7 - Ciel de Paris, 56éme étage Tour Maine Montparnasse, 33 avenue du Maine

19:30h Registration and Welcome dinner:

  • Patrick Festy (INED, Paris).
  • Robert McCaa (MPC, Minnesota).
  • Anna Cabré (CED, Barcelona).

Thursday, June 8 - INED, 133 bd Davout

09:30 - 11:00h IPUMS-Europe Progress Report. Patrick Festy, presiding.

  • Robert McCaa (Minnesota Population Center): Global context and calendar.
  • Albert Esteve (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics): Status of microdata and documentation holdings.
  • Matt Sobek (Minnesota Population Center): The IPUMS metadata system for comparing census questions and instructions.
11:00 - 11:30h Coffee break.

11:30 - 13:00h Country report: microdata entrusted to project in 2005. Patrick Festy, presiding.

  • Adelheid Bauer: Austria.
  • Gabor Rosza: Hungary.
  • Eric Shulte Nordholt: Netherlands.
  • Victor Dinculescu: Romania.
13:00 - 14:00h Lunch.

14:00 - 15:30h Country report: Microdata forthcoming. Anna Cabré, presiding.

  • Jaroslav Kraus: Czech Republic.
  • Andrea Harausz: Germany.
  • Fernando Casimiro: Portugal.
  • Danilo Dolenc: Slovenia.
15:30 - 16:00h Coffee break.

16:00 - 17:30h Location and geography variables. Anna Cabré, presiding.

  • Albert Esteve (CED).
  • Paolo Valente (Statistical Division, UNECE, Geneva): Comments.

Friday, June 9 - INED, 133 bd Davout

09:30 - 10:30h Economic variables. Deborah Levison, presiding.

  • Albert Esteve (CED).
  • Teresa Munzi (LIS, Luxembourg): Comments.
10:30 - 11:30h Education variables. Deborah Levison, presiding.

  • Albert Esteve (CED).
  • Jürgen Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik (ZUMA, Manheim): Comments.
11:30 - 12:00h Coffee break.

12:00 - 13:00h Family and household variables. Deborah Levison, presiding.

  • Albert Esteve (CED).
  • Nico Keilman (University of Oslo): Comments.
13:00 - 14:00h Lunch.

14:00 - 15:00h Country reports: microdata in planning stage. Sabine Springer, presiding.

15:00 - 15:45h The new French "rotating" census. Sabine Springer, presiding.

15:45 - 16:15h Coffee break.

16:15 - 17:45h Plans for the coming year by the CED and MPC teams. Sabine Springer, presiding.

Saturday, June 10 - EHESS, 54 blvd. Raspail

09:00 - 13:00h IPUMS-International country reports: Census microdata and documentation to be integrated: Argentina, Bangladesh, Egypt, Guinée, Indonesia, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda.

Funded by

Minnesota Population Center (MPC): National Institutes of Health, IPUMS-Europe (Grant HD047283) National Science Foundation, IPUMS-International, Grant SES-0433654
Centre d’Estudis Demográfics (CED): European Community Sixth Framework Program, Coordinating the Integration of the European Census Microdata, CIECM, Grant No. 515829.
Centre Population et Développement (CEPED)
Institut National d’Études Démographiques (INED)