68 Works

Individual Choices in Dynamic Networks

Dennie Van Dolder & Vincent Buskens
The dataset 'Individual Choices in Dynamic Networks' contains the outcome of an experiment on network formation, studying how social preferences play a role in networking relations actors make. In total we ran 16 experimental sessions, each of them having between 9 and 15 subjects. Subjects were contacted using the Online Recruitment System for Economic Experiments (Greiner B (2004) The online recruitment system ORSEE 2.0 - A guide for the organization of experiments in economics. University...

Implementing punishment and reward in the public goods game: the effect of individual and collective decision rules

Nynke Van Miltenburg
This data set contains the results of a laboratory experiment within the framework of Public Good Games. Subjects played Public Goods Games with opportunities for punishment or reward that was implemented either by an individual, a majority, or unanimously. A total number of 184 student subjects participated in the experiment (32% male; 34% economics major). Both the majority and unanimity sessions comprised 64 subjects in total, while 56 subjects were in a session which was...

Reciprocity MTH study

Eva Poortman
This dataset is the result of research in which we studied the effects of verb concepts on the interpretation of reciprocal expressions in Dutch and Hebrew. More about the research van be found in an article: http://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.180. The data are structured as follows: Experiment 1 – consisting of a pretest and a main part - studies Hebrew verb concepts in a behavioral experiment using a forced-choice task. The dataset contains raw data (.xls files). Experiment...

Book prices and sizes in Europe, 1275-1450

Eltjo Buringh
The dataset 'Book prices in Europe 1275-1450' originaly forms part of the collection of Bibliometrics, which has been dowloaded from the Centre of Global Economics website (http://www.cgeh.nl/global-historical-bibliometrics) in september 2017. The original name of the datafile was 'data CGEH working paper 55 Books do not die.xlsx'. This database contains the information on prices and sizes of manuscripts used in CGEH-working paper # 55: "Books do not die: the price of information, Human Capital and the...

Greek Lesbian Teachers: School, Nation, Family

Angeliki Sifaki
This database is compiled as part of my research project on lesbian teachers in Greece, culminating in my PhD dissertation under the title “Greek Lesbian Teachers: School, Nation, Family”. The research project explores how Greek lesbian teachers construct their subjectivities and negotiate their sexuality in relation to the social contexts in which they are situated. In looking for answer to the main research question, I employed the qualitative method of semi-structured interviews. Since there was...

Corporate network data - Germany

Paul Windolf
This data set consists of samples of the largest German firms for the years 1896, 1914, 1928, 1933, 1938, 1992 and 2010 (for sources see the sources and methods file). Sample size for each year: 1896: N= 211 1914: N= 346 1928: N= 377 1933: N= 405 1938: N= 363 1992: N= 614 2010: N= 252 For the years 1914, 1928, 1933, 1938 and 1992 a standardized firm sample of size N=250 has been selected....

Mechanical data from rotary shear experiments on material derived from outcrops felsic and mafic rocks in the East African Rift Zone

Nina Hellebrekers
In all experiments, multiple series of velocity-steps were performed to obtain the velocity dependence of friction. The data can be modeled using rate-and-state friction equations (see Marone, 1998). We used the rate-and-state friction tool included in the XLOOK program to invert the data for all RSF parameters. For more details on the inversions scheme, see e.g. Reinen and Weeks, 1993. The excel-files included give the best fit values for the different parameters and different velocity...

ChroniclItaly

Lorella Viola
ChoniclItaly is a corpus of Italian language newspapers published in the United States between 1898 and 1922. Specifically, it gathers 12,918,917 digitized pages of seven Italian language newspapers, for a total of 4,810 issues published in seven States; California, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia, Piedmont, Vermont, and West Virginia. The newspapers titles are: L’Italia, Cronaca sovversiva, La libera parola, The patriot, La ragione, La rassegna, and La sentinella del West Virginia. The pages were downloaded...

Quality of Life

Tanja Van Der Lippe
QUALITY is an innovative quantitative and qualitative research project that has examined how, in an era of major change, European citizens and workers living in different national welfare state regimes and subject to different public and organisational trends and policies evaluate the quality of their lives. The project analyses international-comparative data on the social well-being of citizens and collects new data on social quality in European workplaces in the selected partner countries: UK, Finland, Sweden,...

Corporate network data - Italy

Alberto Rinaldi & Michelangelo Vasta
The source we used in this work for the benchmark years from 1913 to 1983 is Notizie statistiche sulle principali società italiane per azioni, edited by the Associazione fra le Società Italiane per Azioni (Assonime). The Imita.db database is an electronic version of this source. This dataset contains information on companies, boards of directors, and balance sheets of a large sample of Italian joint-stock companies for several benchmark years. On the whole, the dataset contains...

Book production in Holland 1470-1800

Eltjo Buringh
The dataset 'Book production in Holland 1470 - 1800' consists of an excel file with two sheets. The first sheet contains estimates on the book production in Holland, as well as some indicators on bookproduction in the Low Countries as a whole. The second excel sheet lists number of bookprinters, average prices and average numbers per printed edition. The dataset 'Book prices in Europe 1275-1450' originaly forms part of the collection of Bibliometrics, which has...

Corporate network data - Switserland

Stéphanie Ginalski, Thomas David & André Mach
To create this dataset we used a sample of the 100 largest Swiss companies for eight benchmark years in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries (1910, 1929, 1937, 1957, 1980, 1990, 2000 and 2010). We included the 25 most important firms in the financial sector (banks, insurance companies and financial companies) and the 75 largest industrial firms. Moreover, we derived the composition of the board of directors (BoD) and the main executive director(s) (1– 4 people,...

Reconstruction National Accounts: Economic growth in Java 1815-1939

Jan Luiten Van Zanden
The dataset in this datapackage was constructed for the 'Indonesian Economic History' project, which has been a concerted effort of several researchers at different universities and research institutions. The aim of the project was to reconstruct the national accounts of Java (1815-1939) and of Indonesia (1900-2000) and to analyze the long-term evolution of the economy of Indonesia in this period. The reconstructed national accounts form the prime source of information about the economy's development over...

Network entrepreneurial personality, network constraint and social learning: An experimental test of Burt’s theory

Charlotte Rutten
These data where gathered to study causal assumptions of Burt’s social network theory. The first assumption that was studied is the assumption that actors with stronger network entrepreneurial personalities more actively pursue a strategic network position of low constraint compared to actors with weaker network entrepreneurial personalities. The second assumption that was studied is whether being in a lower network constraint position leads to more success in advantageous decision making via social learning. What is...

Corporate network data - Taiwan

Zong-Rong Lee & Thijs A. Velema
The data is collected by including all major active Taiwanese firms in pre-war colonial period, and all listed companies in post-war period for totally eight time points since 1941 to 2003 (i.e., 1941, 1962, 1969, 1982, 1988, 1992, 1998, and 2003). Data from 1941 is based on the Taiwanese Company Yearbook published by the Taiwan Economic Research Association. The Yearbook includes the major 168 companies that were active in Taiwan during 1941 when the Taiwan...

Reliability of pelvis measurements in beef cattle

Johannes C.M. Vernooij & Dietmar E. Holm
Reproducibility and repeatability of pelvis measurements taken by experienced and unexperienced observers in beef cattle. Horizontal and vertical measurements (cm) of the pelvis were taken in young cattle of 4 South African beef breeds. The observers have taken 2 measurements each from every animal. Also other animal characteristics were collected such as body length, heart girth, height at the withers , sex, pregnancy status and body condition score.

Friction and compaction data of simulated fault gouges derived from the Basal Zechstein caprock of the Groningen gas field

Luuk Bernd Hunfeld
We investigated the rate-and-state frictional properties of simulated anhydrite-carbonate fault gouge derived from the Basal Zechstein caprock overlying the seismogenic Groningen gas reservoir in the NE Netherlands. Direct shear experiments were performed at in-situ conditions of 50-150 °C and 40 MPa effective normal stress, using sliding velocities of 0.1-10 µm/s. Reservoir pore fluid compositions were simulated using 4.4 Molar NaCl brine, as well as methane, air and brine/gas mixtures. Brine-saturated samples showed friction coefficients (µ)...

Analysis of organic matter in surface snow by PTR-MS – implications for dry deposition dynamics in the Alps

Dusan Materic
This is the repository of the supplementary data for the paper: “Brief communication: Analysis of organic matter in surface snow by PTR-MS – implications for dry deposition dynamics in the Alps”, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2018-203 The sampling of the surface snow (2 cm) was performed from 20/03/2017 – 01/04/2017, 8-9 AM each day at Sonnblick Observatory, Austria. The supplementary data include: 1. Raw mass spectra are given for all the measurements including the replicates. The unit expressed is...

Annual regional related and unrelated variety indicators for the years 2006-2014

Jeroen Content
Database with indicators of related and unrelated variety, at regional NUTS-2 levels across Europe. Measured each year for the period 2006-2014. Unrelated variety is measured at 2 digits, whereas related variety is measured at 4 digits within each 2 digit. Countries included: AT ,BE ,BG ,CY ,CZ ,DE ,DK ,EE ,EL ,ES ,FI ,FR ,HR ,HU ,IE ,IS ,IT ,LT ,LU ,LV ,MT ,NL ,NO ,PL ,PT ,RO ,SE ,SI ,SK ,UK.

Polarization of a Bose-Einstein Condensate of Photons in a Dye-Filled Microcavity: Code and Data

S. Greveling
In this work, we present the data and analysis that were used to prepare the manuscript with the title "Polarization of a Bose-Einstein Condensate of Photons in a Dye-Filled Microcavity" by S. Greveling, F. van der Laan, H. C. Jagers, and D. van Oosten. The folder 'Analysis' contain all the Python scripts used to determine the polarization of our photon gas for each corresponding dataset. The (relative) paths used in these scripts can be used...

Transaction Management in Purchasing Transactions: A Vignette Experiment

Vincent Buskens
Purchase managers of Dutch companies are asked to answer questions about hypothetical transactions. The description of the transactions incorporates information about characteristics such as price and importance, but also about the relationship of the buyer with the supplier. Questions that had to be answered by the purchase managers included questions about the extent to which buyers would negotiate about the terms of the transactions and questions about arrangements they want to include in a formal...

Testosterone, Social Environment and Trust

Vincent Buskens, Nynke Van Miltenburg & Estrella Montoya
In this experiment we systematically vary the characteristics of the social environment and show that, depending on prenatal sex hormone priming, testosterone administration in women moderates the effect of the social environment on trust. We use the economic trust game and compare one-shot games modelling trust problems in relations between strangers with repeated games modelling trust problems in ongoing relations between partners. The trust game not only models important features of social and economic interactions,...

Book production in the world 1500 - 2010

Eltjo Buringh
The dataset 'Book production in the world 1500 - 2010' originaly forms part of the collection of Bibliometrics, which has been dowloaded from the Centre of Global Economics website (http://www.cgeh.nl/global-historical-bibliometrics) in september 2017. The dataset consists of an excel file with two sheets, one containing the data and one containing a description of the datasources. Bibliometrics, the science that occupies itself with the application of mathematical and statistical methods to books and other media of...

Corporate network data - The Netherlands

Gerarda Westerhuis
This dataset covers 10 benchmark years in the period 1903– 2008. For each year, we picked the top 100 exchange-listed Dutch firms and the top 25 listed and non-listed banks (except for 1998: 22 banks, and 2003: 15 banks). The selection was made on the basis of total assets, except for the banks in the period up to 1958, in which the selection was based on the nominal value of equity capital. Dutch firms are...

Credit transactions by aldermen and notaries in the Low Countries

Oscar Gelderblom
This database was compiled as part the EURYI/VIDI research project ‘The Evolution of Financial Markets in Pre-Industrial Europe (1500-1800): A Comparative Analysis’, led by Oscar (O.C.) Gelderblom and Joost (J.P.B.) Jonker. The research project explores why sophisticated capital markets emerge in some economies, but not in others. To explain the divergent development of capital markets in pre-industrial Europe, this project will compare the financial instruments and intermediaries that entrepreneurs in various parts of Europe used...

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