Youth in Europe Study (YES!)

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Frank Kalter - Universität Mannheim

Description

Youth in Europe Study (YES!) is the name of the survey study within the project "Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Survey in Four European Countries" (CILS4EU). It is an international research project aimed at gaining more insight into the current living conditions and opinions of young people. The pupil questionnaire covers several areas, including: School and results, Feelings and opinions, Health, Friends and relationship building, Family Relationships and Leisure.

In each participating country, approximately 5,000 pupils attending 8th grade (or corresponding) were interviewed by means of a questionnaire. In Sweden, approximately 130 schools were randomly selected. The first survey in 2011 was followed by another survey in 2012 (when pupils were in 9th grade) one in 2013 (when respondents have finished compulsory school and have entered upper secondary education, the labour market or else)and another​ in 2016.

The survey is conducted in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands and England. Youth in Europe (YES!) is a joint initiative of researchers from Stockholm University, the University of M

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Subject area

EDUCATION, Children, Youth, HEALTH, Minorities, LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Pedagogy, Learning, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Responsible department/unit

Stockholm University

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Frank Kalter - Universität Mannheim

Contributor(s)

Jan O. Jonsson - Stockholm University, Swedish Institute for Social Research

Universität Mannheim

Utrecht University

University of Tilburg

University of Oxford

Identifiers

SND-ID: EXT 0177

Alternative title

Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Survey in Four European Countries (CILS4EU)

Description

Youth in Europe Study (YES!) is the name of the survey study within the project "Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Survey in Four European Countries" (CILS4EU). It is an international research project aimed at gaining more insight into the current living conditions and opinions of young people. The pupil questionnaire covers several areas, including: School and results, Feelings and opinions, Health, Friends and relationship building, Family Relationships and Leisure.

In each participating country, approximately 5,000 pupils attending 8th grade (or corresponding) were interviewed by means of a questionnaire. In Sweden, approximately 130 schools were randomly selected. The first survey in 2011 was followed by another survey in 2012 (when pupils were in 9th grade) one in 2013 (when respondents have finished compulsory school and have entered upper secondary education, the labour market or else)and another​ in 2016.

The survey is conducted in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands and England. Youth in Europe (YES!) is a joint initiative of researchers from Stockholm University, the University of M

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Time period(s) investigated

2010 — 2016

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Germany

Geographic description: 4 European countries

Lowest geographic unit

Country

Highest geographic unit

Country

Unit of analysis

Population

Pupils in 8th and 9th grade compulsory school (in the first and second round respectively) and those who have entered upper secondary education, the labour market or else the year after (in the third round of the study)

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Probability

Funding

NORFACE

Subject area

EDUCATION, Children, Youth, HEALTH, Minorities, LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Pedagogy, Learning, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Keywords

Contacts for questions about the data

Frank Kalter

Jan O. Jonsson

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Published: 2016-05-11
Last updated: 2020-05-05