II Data Forum on Harmonization and Uses of European LFS Microdata

Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics, Barcelona 6-7 February 2020

Participation on invitation

Organised by the Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics in collaboration with IPUMS International

Sponsored by the InGRID2 projectIntegrating research infrastructure for European expertise on inclusive growth from data to policy, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme (Grant Agreement no. 730998).


The Data Forum will bring together representatives from European Statistical Institutes and researchers with experience in comparative data methods and issues. Participants will discuss applications of harmonized microdata to the cross-national and cross-temporal study of poverty, work, and living conditions.

Wednesday, 5 February 2020

20:00 Social dinner.

Venue: La Flauta. (C/ Aribau, 23)

Thursday, 6 February 2020 Mir & Meifrén Rooms. 1st Floor. H10 Casanova

9:00-9:30       Registration

Session 1: 9:30-11:00       The harmonization of LFS microdata: ongoing projects

11:00 -11:30      Coffee break

Session 2: 11:30-13:00     International agencies working with LFS microdata
Chair: Joan García (CED)

Light lunch      13:00-14:30

Session 3: 14:30-16:00  Research uses of LFS microdata
Chair: Iñaki Permanyer (CED)

Session 4: 16:15-17:15   The study of the labor market using LFS microdata
Chair: Iñaki Permanyer (CED)

18:00 – Guided tour in Barcelona

20:00 – Social Dinner

Venue: Caña de Azúcar. (C/ Muntaner, 69)


Friday, 7 February 2020 Mir & Meifrén Rooms. 1st Floor. H10 Casanova

Session 5:  9:30-11:00      Availability of LFS microdata: Examples from NSIs
Chair: Alba Lanau (CED)

11:00 -11:30      Coffee break

Session 6: 11:30-13:00     Family and households: Comparative research using LFS microdata
Chair: Alba Lanau (CED)

13:00 Final Words: Albert Esteve and Lara Cleveland

Light lunch      13:30


NSI and international agencies that have confirmed their attendance to the II Data Forum

  • National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus (BELSTAT)
  • Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO)
  • Statistics Lithuania
  • Statistics Netherlands
  • Statistics Poland
  • National Statistical Institute. Portugal
  • Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic
  • Office for National Statistics. United Kingdom
  • OECD
  • International Labor Organization (ILO)
  • World Bank
  • World Health Organization (WHO)

Researchers that have confirmed their participation to the II Data forum

  • Albert Esteve (CED)
  • Monique Ramouil (HIVA)
  • Lara Cleveland (IPUMS)
  • Matt Sobek (IPUMS)
  • Fabrice Murtin (OECD)
  • Yves Perardel (ILO)
  • Huanjuan Zhang (World Bank)
  • Khassoum Diallo (WHO)
  • Kristen Jeffers (IPUMS)
  • Alessandra Trimarchi (INED)
  • André Grow (MPIDR)
  • Stephanie Steinmetz (Univ. Amsterdam)
  • Milan Bouchet-Valat (INED)
  • Caroline Berghammer (VID/ÖAW)
  • Mariona Lozano (CED)
  • Elisenda Renteria (CED)
  • Judit Dobszayné (Hungarian Central Statistical Office)
  • Yuliya Hryken (BELSTAT)
  • Harry Bierings (Statistics Netherlands)
  • Hanna Strzelecka (Central Statistical Office of Poland)
  • Bethany Strong (Office for National Statistics. UK)
  • Sónia Torres (National Statistical Institute. Portugal)
  • Ivona Bodlalova (Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic)
  • Martynas Stasiukynas (Statistics Lithuania)
  • Núria Bové Ferré (Statistical Institute of Catalonia-Idescat)
  • Rosario Peláez Muñoz (Statistical Institute of Catalonia-Idescat)
  • Alba Lanau (CED)
  • Iñaki Permanyer (CED)
  • Teresa Antònia Cusidó (CED)
  • Joan García Román (CED)

Venue and organization

The Data Forum is organised by the Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED)

The conference will take place at hotel H10 Casanova, Barcelona

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 559, 08011 Barcelona

Meeting room at the hotel: Mir and Meifren




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Supported by:

eu         INGRID       ipums_int