Citation Rules

Correctly referencing the use of data from the German Family Panel (pairfam) is important for the research community and for demonstrating the scientific value of such a large-scale study. Therefore, we kindly request you to follow these citation rules in your publications.

 

  • Refer to the study and the data version (currently release 10.0) by including the following (or a similar) phrase in your text:

Analyses are based on data from the first ten waves of the German Family Panel (pairfam), release 10.0 (Brüderl et al. 2019). A detailed description of the study can be found in Huinink et al. (2011).

 

  • Add the respective bibliographic details to your list of references:

Brüderl, Josef, Sonja Drobnič, Karsten Hank, Bernhard Nauck, Franz J. Neyer, Sabine Walper, Philipp Alt, Christiane Bozoyan, Petra Buhr, Christine Finn, Madison Garrett, Henriette Greischel, Nicolai Gröpler, Kristin Hajek, Michel Herzig, Bernadette Huyer-May, Rüdiger Lenke, Lara Minkus, Bettina Müller, Timo Peter, Claudia Schmiedeberg, Philipp Schütze, Nina Schumann, Carolin Thönnissen, Martin Wetzel & Barbara Wilhelm. 2019. The German Family Panel (pairfam). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5678 Data file Version 10.0.0, doi: 10.4232/pairfam.5678.10.0.0.

Huinink, Johannes, Josef Brüderl, Bernhard Nauck, Sabine Walper, Laura Castiglioni, and Michael Feldhaus. 2011. Panel Analysis of Intimate Relationships and Family Dynamics (pairfam): Conceptual framework and design. Zeitschrift für Familienforschung - Journal of Family Research 23: 77-101.

 

  • The text should also include an acknowledgement like this:

This paper uses data from the German Family Panel pairfam, coordinated by Josef Brüderl, Sonja Drobnič, Karsten Hank, Bernhard Nauck, Franz Neyer, and Sabine Walper. pairfam is funded as long-term project by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

 

Citation of Older Releases

If you have used an older release of the data, please cite the study as follows:

 

  • Release 9.1:

Brüderl, Josef, Sonja Drobnič, Karsten Hank, Johannes Huinink, Bernhard Nauck, Franz J. Neyer, Sabine Walper, Philipp Alt, Elisabeth Borschel, Christiane Bozoyan, Petra Buhr, Christine Finn, Madison Garrett, Henriette Greischel, Kristin Hajek, Michel Herzig, Bernadette Huyer-May, Rüdiger Lenke, Bettina Müller, Timo Peter, Claudia Schmiedeberg, Philipp Schütze, Nina Schumann, Carolin Thönnissen, Martin Wetzel & Barbara Wilhelm. 2018. The German Family Panel (pairfam). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5678 Data file Version 9.1.0, doi: 10.4232/pairfam.5678.9.1.0.

  • Release 9.0:

Brüderl, Josef, Sonja Drobnič, Karsten Hank, Johannes Huinink, Bernhard Nauck, Franz J. Neyer, Sabine Walper, Philipp Alt, Elisabeth Borschel, Christiane Bozoyan, Petra Buhr, Christine Finn, Madison Garrett, Henriette Greischel, Kristin Hajek, Michel Herzig, Bernadette Huyer-May, Rüdiger Lenke, Bettina Müller, Timo Peter, Claudia Schmiedeberg, Philipp Schütze, Nina Schumann, Carolin Thönnissen, Martin Wetzel & Barbara Wilhelm. 2018. The German Family Panel (pairfam). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5678 Data file Version 9.0.0, doi: 10.4232/pairfam.5678.9.0.0.

  • Release 8.0:

Brüderl, Josef, Karsten Hank, Johannes Huinink, Bernhard Nauck, Franz J. Neyer, Sabine Walper, Philipp Alt, Elisabeth Borschel, Petra Buhr, Laura Castiglioni, Stefan Fiedrich, Christine Finn, Madison Garrett, Kristin Hajek, Michel Herzig, Bernadette Huyer-May, Rüdiger Lenke, Bettina Müller, Timo Peter, Claudia Schmiedeberg, Philipp Schütze, Nina Schumann, Carolin Thönnissen, Martin Wetzel & Barbara Wilhelm. 2017. The German Family Panel (pairfam). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5678 Data file Version 8.0.0, doi: 10.4232/pairfam.5678.8.0.0.

  • Release 7.0:

Brüderl, Josef, Karsten Hank, Johannes Huinink, Bernhard Nauck, Franz J. Neyer, Sabine Walper, Philipp Alt, Petra Buhr, Laura Castiglioni, Stefan Fiedrich, Christine Finn, Kristin Hajek, Michel Herzig, Bernadette Huyer-May, Rüdiger Lenke, Bettina Müller, Timo Peter, Veronika Salzburger, Claudia Schmiedeberg, Philipp Schütze, Nina Schumann, Carolin Thönnissen, Martin Wetzel & Barbara Wilhelm. 2016. The German Family Panel (pairfam). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5678 Data file Version 7.0.0, doi:10.4232/pairfam.5678.7.0.0.

  • Release 6.0:

Brüderl, Josef, Karsten Hank, Johannes Huinink, Bernhard Nauck, Franz J. Neyer, Sabine Walper, Philipp Alt, Petra Buhr, Laura Castiglioni, Christine Finn, Kristin Hajek, Michel Herzig, Bernadette Huyer-May, Rüdiger Lenke, Bettina Müller, Timo Peter, Veronika Salzburger, Claudia Schmiedeberg, Elisabeth Schubach, Philipp Schütze, Nina Schumann, Carolin Thönnissen, & Barbara Wilhelm. 2015. The German Family Panel (pairfam). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5678 Data file Version 6.0.0, doi:10.4232/pairfam.5678.6.0.0.

  • Release 5.0:

Nauck, Bernhard, Josef Brüderl, Johannes Huinink und Sabine Walper. 2014. The German Family Panel (pairfam). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5678 Data file Version 5.0.0, doi:10.4232/pairfam.5678.5.0.0.

  • Release 4.0:

Nauck, Bernhard, Josef Brüderl, Johannes Huinink und Sabine Walper. 2013. The German Family Panel (pairfam). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5678 Data file Version 4.0.0, doi:10.4232/pairfam.5678.4.0.0.

  • Release 3.1:

Nauck, Bernhard, Josef Brüderl, Johannes Huinink und Sabine Walper. 2012. The German Family Panel (pairfam). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5678 Data file Version 3.1.0, doi:10.4232/pairfam.5678.3.1.0.

  • Release 3.0:

Nauck, Bernhard, Josef Brüderl, Johannes Huinink und Sabine Walper. 2012. The German Family Panel (pairfam). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5678 Data file Version 3.0.0, doi:10.4232/pairfam.5678.3.0.0.