Third ISA Forum of Sociology – presentations based on POLPAN data

Third ISA Forum of Sociology took place in Vienna from July 10 to 14, 2016. Members of the POLPAN Team presented the following papers based on POLPAN data: Skills, Inequalities, and Overeducation: The Perverse Effects of Educational Expansion in Poland – Anna Kiersztyn (abstract), Fighting Corruption during Transformations in Poland: Determinants and Changes in Perception of Government ...

POLPAN Seminar: ‘Inter-wave harmonization of POLPAN variables’

The seminar held on June 21st was devoted to the problem of inter-wave harmonization of POLPAN variables. The meeting was led by Professor Kazimierz M. Slomczynski who introduced the topic. Next, Marta Kolczynska presented an example of a harmonized variable and described the way in which it was prepared. The presentation was followed by a discussion.   ...

POLPAN Seminar: ‘Hard Times – Strong Ties? How the Conditions of Local Economy Impact on Getting a Job’

During the POLPAN Seminar on March 8th, Dr. Mikolaj Pawlak (University of Warsaw) and Dr. Michal Kotnarowski (Polish Academy of Sciences) presented a paper titled ‘Hard Times – Strong Ties? How the Conditions of Local Economy Impact on Getting a Job.’ Abstract: The seminal work of Mark Granovetter (1973) proved that weak ties play a ...

New article on POLPAN

In the resent issue  of ASK: Research and Methods a new article presenting the POLPAN study has been published. The article, authored by Kazimierz M. Słomczyński, Irina Tomescu-Dubrow, and Joshua Kjerulf Dubrow, is titled “Changes in Social Structure, Class, and Stratification: The Polish Panel Survey (POLPAN)”.      

POLPAN Seminar: Positive, Negative, and Neutral Opinions about the European Union: Does the Historical Context Matter?

During the POLPAN Seminar on February 2nd Dr. Nataliia Pohorila (Research center SOCIS, Ukraine) will present a paper titled “Positive, Negative, and Neutral Opinions about the European Union: Does the Historical Context Matter?” Abstract: The paper explores the impact of aspirations to access the EU before the 2004 on evaluation of the individual gains after the ...

POLPAN Seminar: ‘Economic voting in Poland: 1997-2011’

During the POLPAN Seminar on January 26th, Dr. Michal Kotnarowski (Institute of Political Studies of the PAS) will present a paper titled ‘Economic voting in Poland: 1997-2011’. Abstract: Presentation will be focused on application of retrospective economic voting theory in case of Polish Parliamentary Elections 1997 – 2011. According to economic voting theory, voting behaviour ...

‘Longitudinal Survey Research: Methodological Challenges’ – conference and workshop. Warsaw, December 15-18, 2015

The Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences and CONSIRT (Cross-National Studies: Interdisciplinary Research and Training Program, www.consirt.osu.edu) organized the international event, Longitudinal Survey Research: Methodological Challenges (December 15-18, 2015, Warsaw Poland). The conference “The Present and Future of Longitudinal Cross-sectional and Panel Survey Research” (December 15-16) was the first part of ...

POLPAN Seminar: ‘Inequality and polarization among social classes in Poland’

On Tuesday, November 24 Prof. Michał Brzeziński (Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw)  presented on Inequality and polarization among social classes in Poland (work in progress). Abstract: In this paper, we study the evolution of inequality and polarization among social classes in Poland. We adopt the social class methodology as implemented in the European Socio- ...

POLPAN Seminar: Fixed-term Employment and Occupational Position in Poland: from disposable workers to free knowledge workers

On Tuesday, October 13, during the POLPAN Seminar Dr. Anna Kiersztyn (Institute of Sociology at the University of Warsaw & POLPAN Team) presented a paper titled “Fixed-term Employment and Occupational Position in Poland: from disposable workers to free knowledge workers.” Abstract: The use and functions of non-standard work arrangements depend on the economic, legal and ...

POLPAN Seminar: “Europeanism from below? Cross-border practices and their implications for European integration project”

During the POLPAN Seminar on September 1st, Dr. Justyna Salamonska (Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute) presented a paper titled “Europeanism from below? Cross-border practices and their implications for European integration project”, prepared in cooperation with Professor Ettore Recchi (Sciences Po, Paris). Abstract: In this paper we explore to what extent mobilities shape everyday lives ...