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Dr. Elena Sommer

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Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy
Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)
Amalienstrasse 33, 80799 Muenchen
Room:325
Tel.:+49 89 38602 325
Fax:+49 89 38602 390

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Publications have only been fully recorded in the database since 2003. Older publications that may have been published are included in the download PDF on this page.

Publications

Journal Article

Sommer, Elena; Gamper, Markus (2020): "Beyond structural determinism: advantages and challenges of qualitative social network analysis for studying social capital of migrants.". In: Global Networks (forthcoming).
Sommer, Elena; Gamper, Markus (2018): "Transnational entrepreneurial activities: A qualitative network study of self-employed migrants from the former Soviet Union in Germany.". In: Social Networks, 53, pp. 136-147.
Kuyper, Lisette; Sommer, Elena; Butt, Sarah (2018): "Gender Gaps in the Measurement of Public Opinion about Homosexuality in Cross-National Surveys: A Question Wording Experiment". In: International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 30(4), pp. 692-704.
Vogel, Claudia; Sommer, Elena (2013): "Financial Transfers between Adult Children and Parents in Migrant Families from the Former Soviet Union". In: Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 44(6), p. 783–796.

Monograph

Sommer, Elena (2020): Social Capital as a Resource for Migrant Entrepreneurship: Self-employed Migrants from the Former Soviet Union in Germany.. Springer VS.

Book Chapter

Repke, Lydia; Dorer, Brita; Sommer, Elena; Pettinicchi, Yuri (2019): "Report on empirical findings from applying both translation methods.", In: Deliverable 3.3 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221.
Sommer, Elena (2019): "Survey Network Meeting report 4: Survey fieldwork cost.", In: Deliverable 5.12 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221.
Bottoni, Gianmaria; Sommer, Elena (2019): "Best strategies to recruit and maintain web panels.", In: Deliverable 7.5 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221..
Jessop, Curtis; Bottoni, Gianmaria; Sommer, Elena; Sibley, Elissa; Fitzgerald, Rory (2019): "Blueprint for comparative web panel.", In: Deliverable 7.7 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221..
Sibley, Elissa; Sommer, Elena (2019): "Costs of web panel recruitment and maintenance.", In: Deliverable 7.6 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221..
Sommer, Elena; L’Hours, Hervé; Emery, Tom; Rød, Linn-Merethe; Høgetveit Myhren, Marianne; Øyvind, Staume (2018): "Survey Network Meeting report 3: Legal and ethical issues of combining survey data with new forms of data.", In: Deliverable 5.11 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221.
Villar, Ana; Sommer, Elena; Finnøy, Didrik; Gaia, Alessandra; Berzelak, Nejc; Bottoni, Gianmaria (2018): "CROss-National Online Survey (CRONOS) panel data and documentation user guide.", In: ESS ERIC.
Sommer, Elena (2017): "Survey Network Meeting report 1: Representing the population in surveys.", In: Deliverable 5.9 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221.
Villar, Ana; Sommer, Elena (2017): "Web recruitment design plans and experimental testing.", In: Deliverable 7.3 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221.
Finnøy, Didrik; Johannesen, Bjørn-Ole; Aarsand, Erlend; Villar, Ana; Sommer, Elena (2017): "Database system for panel administration.", In: Johannesen, Bjørn-Ole; Villar, Ana( eds.), Deliverable 7.9 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221.
Sommer, Elena; Villar, Ana; Finnøy, Didrik; Johannesen, Bjørn -Ole; Aarsand, Erlend (2017): "Web survey platform.", In: Deliverable 7.10 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221.
Sommer, Elena (2017): "Summary of existing web panel strategies.", In: Deliverable 7.1 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221.
Sommer, Elena (2017): "Survey Network Meeting report 2: Harmonised coding of socio-economic variables.", In: Deliverable 5.10 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221.
Villar, Ana; Sommer, Elena (2016): "Fieldwork Protocols. Documenting the implementation of the CROss-National Online Survey (CRONOS) Panel.", In: Deliverable 7.4 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221.
Butt, Sarah; Sommer, Elena; Kuijten, Lennard (2016): "Fieldwork Management and Monitoring System (FMMS) for the European Social Survey: Report on the feasibility of cross-national implementation.", In: Deliverable 4.7 of the SERISS project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme GA No: 654221.
Sommer, Elena; Vogel, Claudia (2016): "Intergenerational solidarity in migrant families from the former Soviet Union: Migrants with parents living in Germany compared to migrants with parents living abroad", In: Horn, Vincent & Schweppe, Cornelia (eds.): Transnational Aging – Current Insights and Future Challenges. Routledge, 45-63.