English title: Harmonisation of Demographic and Socio-Economic Variables in Cross-National Survey Research

Author(s): Jürgen H.P. Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik -

Language: English

Type: Journal article

Year: 2008


The aim of the present paper is to demonstrate how demographic and socio-economic variables in cross-national comparative survey research can be harmonised. After a short introduction discussing the difference between translation and harmonisation, the path from a national concept and structure to an internationally-applicable measurement instrument is traced using the éducation variable as an example. Cross-national Surveys, Harmonisation of Variables, Education Variables.

Volume: 98

Issue: 1

From page no: 5

To page no: 24

Refereed: Yes

DOI: 10.1177/075910630809800103

Journal: Bulletin de Méthodologie Sociologique