POLPAN Team at the 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association in Prague

12th Conference of the European Sociological Association 2015 took place in Prague from Tuesday 25th August to Friday 28th August. Members of the POLPAN Team presented the following papers based on POLPAN data: Katarzyna Andrejuk – From “their Union” to “our Europe”? Dynamics of attitudes towards the European Union in Poland Anna Baczko-Dombi – From ...

POLPAN Seminar: “From Studying a Random Sample to a Study on Poles’ Fates. Biographical Interviews with the Respondents of the Polish Panel Survey POLPAN”

During the POLPAN Seminar on June 30th, Dr. Piotr Filipkowski and Danuta Zyczynska-Ciolek (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences) presented a paper titled “From Studying a Random Sample to a Study on Poles’ Fates. Biographical Interviews with the Respondents of the Polish Panel Survey POLPAN.” Abstract: In autumn 2014 we realized – together with ...

POLPAN Team at the University of Oxford

On 11-12 June, the University of Oxford organized a Graduate Students’ conference “Post-1945 Poland: Modernities, Transformations and Evolving Identities”. The Research Group on Comparative Analysis of Social Inequality (IFiS PAN) held a separate panel “Transformation and the Social Changes” chaired by prof. Ann White from University College London. The group presented two papers based on ...

Summer School in Social Sciences 2015

The eighth edition of the Warsaw Summer School in Social Sciences started at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology on Monday, June 15, 2015. The School is organized by CONSIRT (Cross-National Studies: Interdisciplinary Research and Training Program) – a collaborative endeavor of The Ohio State University and the Polish Academy of Sciences. The School offers an ...

POLPAN Seminar: Dynamic Analyses of Panel Data

On May 26th, during the POLPAN Seminar, Professor Kazimierz M. Slomczynski gave a lecture on ‘Dynamic Analyses of Panel Data’. Abstract: The problems of panel data modeling come from (1) panel data themselves, (2) modeling process, and (3) interpretation and presentation of the results.  Since all empirical data for the presentation are drawn from the ...

Workshop: ‘Health and Well-being in Cross-national Perspective’, 6-7 May, Columbus

A workshop titled ‘Health and Well-being in Cross-national Perspective’ was held on 6-7 May 2015 at the Ohio State University (OSU) in Columbus, USA. The workshop included a two-part session called ‘Longitudinal survey data on health and well-being: The Polish Panel Survey POLPAN’. The workshop was open to OSU graduate and undergraduate students, as well ...

POLPAN Seminar: Counterfactuals: the Bacteria of Social Sciences?

On Tuesday April 21st during the POLPAN Seminar Dr. Adam Kożuchowski (The Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences) presented a paper titled ‘Counterfactuals: the Bacteria of Social Sciences?’ Abstract: Counterfactual statements by definition cannot be true, and all attempts to solve this problem in the realm of logic have failed. And yet, counterfactuals, ...

POLPAN Seminar: ‘Education or culture? What contributes to excellent results in the Programme for International Student Assessment OECD PISA’

During the POLPAN Seminar on Tuesday, March 17th, Professor Zbigniew Sawiński (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Educational Research Institute) presented a paper titled ‘Education or culture? What contributes to excellent results in the Programme for International Student Assessment OECD PISA.’ Abstract: The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment ...

POLPAN – a new series of research reports

The new series of research reports [in Polish] has been just published. For more details look here.        

POLPAN Seminar: ‘In and out of the labor market: Motherhood penalty and job interruptions in longitudinal perspective’

On Tuesday, February 10th, Dr. Zbigniew Karpiński and Dr. Kinga Wysieńska-Di Carlo (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences) presented a paper titled ‘In and out of the labor market: Motherhood penalty and job interruptions in longitudinal perspective’. Abstract: Using longitudinal data from Polish Panel Survey (POLPAN) for 1988-2013, we test a set ...