Arianna Caporali

Research engineer, Surveys Department
Secretariat : Valerie Laprée +33(0) 1 56 06 20 10

Research field(s)

Providing access to survey and contextual data :
- Verification of the compliance of survey data to the fieldwork questionnaire; documentation of metadata according to the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) standard, in particular in the framework of the Generations and Gender Programme (GGP)
- Development, setting up and dissemination of contextual databases especially in relation to survey projects
- Verification and documentation of the cross-national comparability of data
- Offer and content of survey data archives and international databases
- Online data dissemination tools

Database projects : Generations and Gender Programme Contextual DatabaseGenerations and Gender Surveys Online Codebook & AnalysisMigration between Africa and Europe Contextual DatabaseThe LawsAndFamilies Database – aspects of legal family formats for same-sex and different-sex couplesEuropean Union Family Policy Dataset (EUFamPol): Fertility-Related Family Policy Initiatives

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Arianna Caporali and Marie Digoix answered our questions about the LawsAndFamilies database

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Some publications

Emery, Tom, and Arianna Caporali. 2019. “Compliance and Comparability in a Cross-national Survey.” SocArXiv. December 20. DOI:10.31235/ [LINK]

Caporali, Arianna. 2019. "Generations and Gender Programme (GGP) : thèmes, méthodologie, données et perspectives pour l’avenir". Presentation during the French "SSH data week", 9/12/2019. Plateforme Universitaire de Données d’Aix- Marseille Université (PUD-AMU) (France).

Caporali, Arianna. 2019. "Opportunities and challenges in moving from DDI-Codebook to DDI- Lifecycle: the case of the Generations and Gender Programme". 11th Annual European DDI User Conference (EDDI19), 04/12-05/12 / 2019. Tampere (Finlande). DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3596714.

Caporali, Arianna. 2019. "Guide to the New Generations & Gender Contextual Database". Paris, INED / PROGEDO. [LINK]

Caporali Arianna. 2017. “Documenting Cross- national Comparability of Longitudinal Surveys: The GGP Online Codebook and Analysis”, ESRA (European Survey Research Association) Conference, Lisbon (Portugal), July 17th-21st; poster. [LINK]

Caporali Arianna. 2016. « Les bases de données contextuelles en démographie : offre et enjeux liés à leur utilisation », Atelier dans le cadre du Pôle Perspectives Internationales, Paris, Ined, 29 septembre.

Lopez-Falcon Diana, Francavilla Francesca, Festy Patrick, Caporali Arianna, 2016, “Data Profiles”, Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) ‘More Years, Better Lives – the Challenges and Opportunities of Demographic Change’.

Teaching activities, other functions, titles

- Responsible of Ined “DataLab” (which centralizes INED activities about providing access to surveys, aggregated and contextual databases)
- Member elected as staff representative in INED Scientific Council
- Member of the GGP “Central Coordination” team [LIEN]
- Instructor, Résodémo : “Researching and accessing social science survey data” [LIEN]
- Instructor, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Master in Demography: “Researching and accessing survey data and contextual databases for social science research”