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About us

The Research Data Centre (FDZ) of the German Federal Employment Agency (BA) at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) provides researchers access to micro data for non-commercial empirical research in the fields of social security and employment.

Interview about data sources, available data and data access

The interview between Florian Keusch (University of Mannheim) and Dr. Daniela Hochfellner (currently New York University) below, provides a brief overview about data sources, available data and data access at the FDZ and was created as part of the International Program in Survey and Data Science.

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Transcript: Accessible text file
Duration: 00:08:08
Editorial staff: Dana Müller

The FDZ offers three ways of data access for researchers: Scientific Use Files, Remote Data Access and On-Site Use. We offer on-site use of the data at the FDZ in Nuremberg and via secure internet connection at further locations.

The FDZ ….

Our team advises on data suitability and the technical environment available at the FDZ. The development of programs is mainly up to the researchers themselves. 

For further reading

The FDZ carries out research itself and is involved in international research projects. The research focuses on the linkage of process and survey data, analyses on employment topics with FDZ data and on enhancing international data Access.