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 ...

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 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 ...

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 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 ...

POLPAN Seminar: ‘Problems with harmonization of the data on the household composition in POLPAN 1988-2013’

During the POLPAN Seminar on Tuesday, January 20th, Dr. Macin Zielinski (Institute for Social Studies, University of Warsaw) presented a paper titled ‘Problems with harmonization of the data on the household composition in POLPAN 1988-2013′. Abstract: The discussion will focus on two dimensions of the measurement of household composition in the POLPAN 1988-2013 survey-projects. The first ...

POLPAN Seminar: ‘How to Use Google Tools and Internet Data in Academic Research’

On Tuesday, December 9th, Anna Franczak (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciencies) presented a paper titled ‘How to Use Google Tools and Internet Data in Academic Research’. Abstract: Google is the biggest global search engine. Founded in 1998, in a garage by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, this tool has changed the ...