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Mark Trappmann

PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY

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Office: Feldkirchenstr. 21, Room: F21/00.55, 96052 Bamberg, Germany
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E-Mail:
mark.trappmann(at)uni-bamberg.de
Phone: +49 (0)951/863-2435
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Pillar 3: Changes in Human Capital, Labour Markets and Demographic Structures and their Impact on Social Inequality in Modern Societies
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// CURRENT POSITIONS

  • Professor of Sociology, especially Survey-Methodology
  • Research director of the PASS panel survey
  • Faculty Member of the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences



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// SUPERVISION


Prof. Dr. Mark Trappmann is particularly interested in supervising doctoral students who focus on methodological issues or use longitudinal data to examine social inequality in a dynamic perspective.



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// RESEARCH


His research focuses on error sources in surveys like coverage, nonresponse or measurement error and on procedures to correct or reduce these errors. As research director of the PASS panel survey his other interests are in research on poverty dynamics and working poor. Amongst other outlets, his research was published in academic journals such as Public Opinion Quarterly, Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie or Journal of Applied Social Science Studies. 



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// SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


Sinibaldi, J., Trappmann, M. und Kreuter, F. (2014): “Which is the better investment for nonresponse adjustment: purchasing commercial auxiliary data or collecting interviewer observations?” Public Opinion Quarterly 2, 440-473.

Trappmann, M., Krumpal, M., Kirchner, A. und Jann, B. (2014): “Item sum: A new technique for asking quantitative sensitive questions”. Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology 2, 58-77.

Kreuter, F., Müller, G. und Trappmann, M. (2013): “A Note on Mechanisms Leading to Lower Data Quality for Late or Reluctant Respondents”. Sociological Methods and Research 3, 452-464.



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Professor Trappmann's website at the Chair of Sociology, esp. Survey-Methodology.

 

 

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