Inhaltsbereich: Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung
The Research Data Centre (FDZ) of the Federal Employment Agency at the Institute for Employment Research
The Research Data Centre (FDZ) of the German Federal Employment Agency (BA) at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) is intended mainly to facilitate access to BA and IAB micro data for non-commercial empirical research using standardised and transparent access rules. The FDZ mediates between data producers and external users. We also control for compliance with data protection regulations.
The FDZ is a unit of the Federal Employment Agency (BA). It is directly subordinate to IAB’s Directorate.
For details on services available at the FDZ click on 'About us'.
IAB-SOEP Migration Sample
The IAB-SOEP Migration Sample is a joint survey of IAB and SOEP at DIW Berlin. It contains besides large parts of the standard SOEP questionnaire detailed information on e.g. the migration history of the individuals, reasons for and ways of immigration to Germany, remittances, questions on labour market integration in Germany and the educational history abroad and in Germany. The sample contains 4964 persons in 2723 households and is available as SUF from the Research Data Center SOEP and the Research Data Center (FDZ) at IAB.
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The FDZ is closed from 22 December 2014 until 6 January 2015
On-site access and remote execution is not possible during this period.
Advisory services will be limited. We apologise for any inconveniences.
FDZ Methodenreport 09/2014 'Identifying Couples in Administrative Data'
FDZ Methodenreport 09/2014 'Identifying Couples in Administrative Data' ('FDZ Annual Report 2011-2013') by Deborah Goldschmidt, Wolfram Klosterhuber and Johannes F Schmieder is now available.
FDZ Methodenreport 09/2014
Modified Legal Requirements for On-Site Access
The legal requirements for on-site access to FDZ data according to Section 75 of the German Social Code, Book X have been relaxed. Now, projects applying for on-site access need to prove that they are related either to the social security system or to scientific labour market research. We kindly ask you to pay attention to this when applying for on-site access.
For further information on on-site access please visit our website.