Friendship and Identity Data Available!

Interested in friendship, networks, and/or identity? Good news! Our dataset finally is available to researchers via the DeZIM Research Data Center!

Check it out:

We used the data in many of our publications. They include several waves of longitudinal social networks of 11- to 17-year-olds in German schools. Networks are rather large, covering multiple classrooms rather than single ones. Minority youth are oversampled, thus allowing rather fine-grained analyses.

In addition, the data include measures of national, ethnic & religious identities, perceived discrimination, intergroup attitudes, and more.

Here’s the field report:

Here’s a paper on (parts of) the identity measure:

Here’s more information about the project:


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